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close up of a stack of pancakes on a white plate topped with syrup and chopped bacon

Maple Bacon Protein Pancakes

These jacked pancakes are delicious made with whole-grain baking mix, protein powder, and egg, topped with candied bacon
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 pancakes
Calories 327kcal
Author Amee


  • ¾ cup whole grain all-purpose baking mix I use Pamela's gluten free baking mix
  • ½ cup vanilla protein powder whey concentrate or a whey blend recommended
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon maple sugar plus more for coating bacon
  • ¼ cup 2% milk
  • ½ cup water
  • 12 slices center-cut bacon
  • coconut oil for cooking


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Cook bacon on a foil-lined baking sheet for 12-14 minutes.
  • Whisk together all remaining ingredients in a medium size bowl
  • Preheat a large skillet over medium high heat
  • Add coconut oil and heat until melted and hot
  • Using a ¼ cup measuring cup, add pancake batter to pan and cook until bubbles start to form.
  • Flip and cook the other side.
  • Chop cooked bacon up into bite-size pieces and toss with coconut sugar.
  • Serve pancakes with crumbled maple bacon and real maple syrup (or a sugar-free version if watching calories).


Calories: 327kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 522mg | Potassium: 179mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 67IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 1mg