When you need some delicious pancakes, but don’t want to ruin your diet, reach for this Egg White Soufflé Pancakes recipe. With just egg whites, cream of tarter, self rising flour, and zero calorie sugar, you just might prefer these to classic pancakes!Jump to Recipe
This entire recipe for Egg white soufflé pancakes has 84 calories, 9 grams of protein, 12 grams of carbs, and 0 grams of fat. This is my second favorite low calorie pancake recipe!
Soufflé pancakes are making their rounds in the trending food space as Japanese Soufflé Pancakes. And they deserve to be there! Light and fluffy, it’s a breakfast that can both leave you satisfied without feeling stuffed and lethargic like some dense pancakes can.
How to make Japanese Soufflé Pancakes
The way I made these is by whipping together egg whites and cream of tarter till you get stiff peaks. This is a beginning step for lots of recipes, including these 1 calorie meringue cookies.
The biggest complaint I get when people are trying to turn egg whites into stiff peaks is that sometimes the eggs never set up. 9 out of 10 times I find out that they are using liquid egg whites from a carton. I do buy the liquid egg whites in a carton, however, they are very stubborn about whipping into peaks. Maybe it has to do with the pasteurization, I don’t know?
What I do know is real egg whites, taken from a whole egg can whip into stiff peaks within 2-3 minutes! So, start there if you are having trouble.
After you get those beautiful stiff peaks, fold in self rising flour and Monk sugar.
At this point, you want to scoop out the batter on a hot skillet, sprayed with cooking spray. These can be any size, because I calculated the calories and macros for the ENTIRE recipe. Cook the pancakes on both sides until done, and slide them out of the skillet.
Some of my favorite low calorie toppings for these soufflé pancakes are
- Sugar free syrup
- Lakanto zero calorie powdered sugar.
- Sliced berries
- Whipped cream (only 15 calories for 2 tablespoons)
- Peanut butter powder
What is your favorite low calorie pancake topping ideas?
Egg White Souffle Pancakes
- 2 medium egg whites
- 1/4 teaspoon cream of tarter
- In a medium hot skillet, well sprayed, scoop out egg white mix, making equal sized pancakes. Cover with lid and cook slowly.
- Spraying your spatula with cooking spray, flip gently. Cook both sides.
- Slide out of pan. Top with syrup and eat
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