These maple bacon protein pancakes are a delicious healthier version of regular pancakes using protein powder for an added protein boost.

Maple Bacon Protein Pancakes

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 pancakes
Author Amee Livingston


  • 3/4 cup whole grain all-purpose baking mix I use Pamela's gluten free baking mix
  • 1/2 cup plant-based vanilla protein powder I used Garden of Life RAW vanilla protein powder with great results
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp maple sugar plus more for coating bacon
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 12 slices center-cut bacon
  • coconut oil for cooking


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cook bacon on a foil-lined baking sheet for 12-14 minutes.
  3. Whisk together all remaining ingredients in a medium size bowl
  4. Preheat a large skillet over medium high heat
  5. Add coconut oil and heat until melted and hot
  6. Using a 1/4 cup measuring cup, add pancake batter to pan and cook until bubbles start to form.
  7. Flip and cook the other side.
  8. Chop cooked bacon up into bite-size pieces and toss with coconut sugar.
  9. Serve pancakes with crumbled maple bacon and real maple syrup (or a sugar-free version if watching calories).