Vegan Gingerbread Pancakes for Christmas



An easy to make vegan gingerbread pancake recipe to enjoy on Christmas morning.

Is there anything more festive than recipes made from gingerbread. From cookies, to little lolly covered houses and delicious chewy desserts all made with some of the most festive spices ever created. Yum.

For Christmas morning, why not mix things up a bit and try these easy to make Gingerbread Pancakes from Naturally Nina and Califia Farms.


  • Half a cup of buckwheat
  • 1tsp of baking powder
  • 1 tsp of apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp vanilla plant-based protein powder (optional)
  • 2/3 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon 
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves


  1. Combine all ingredients with enough milk to make a thick batter.
  2. Heat a non-stick pan and spoon 2 tbsp on for each pancake. Once firm, flip and cook other side until golden.
  3. Layer with banana and berry slices and top with vegan yoghurt and walnuts.

Tip: Add more of the gingerbread spices to your homemade or store-bought yoghurt for extra festive flavour.

“Christmas is the time of the year for sweets, spice and all things nice, so what better way to start the day than with these wholesome plant-based gingerbread pancakes? Using Unsweetened Almond Milk makes for light and fluffy pancake perfection.

The secret to fluffy, wholesome pancakes is using the right ingredients.

Nina Gelbke is an Australian clinical Nutritionist (BHSc) specialising in sports nutrition and eating disorders. Follow her Instagram here: @naturally_nina_

For more details on Califia Farms visit: or head to @califiafarms / #califiafarmsau

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