Gluten-Free Buttermilk Pancakes With Brown Rice Flour

Gluten free buttermilk pancakes recipe

The Spruce / Andrea Livingston

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 6 mins
Total: 11 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
255 Calories
5g Fat
45g Carbs
8g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 255
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 503mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 8g
Calcium 247mg 19%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Looking for a way to make fluffy homemade pancakes without the gluten? Look no further! These rich buttermilk pancakes are super easy to make with brown rice flour in place of regular wheat-based flour. With eggs and buttermilk, they're incredibly rich, and, with just a bit of honey to sweeten them, they're also refined-sugar free as well. Enjoy hot homemade gluten-free and wheat-free pancakes -- yum!

Recipe courtesy of Ener-G Foods. 


  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey (or fruit juice concentrate or sugar)
  • 1 1/2 cups brown rice flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Ingredients for buttermilk pancakes
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  2. Beat egg until frothy.

    Beat egg until frothy
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  3. Add buttermilk, oil, and honey and beat until well blended.

    Add buttermilk
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  4. In another bowl, mix brown rice flour and the remaining dry ingredients. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients.

    Mix brown rice flour and dry ingredients
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  5. Add the liquids. Stir until well blended. Do not over stir. The batter will be slightly lumpy.

    Mix together
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  6. Lightly grease a frying pan and fry pancakes.

    Grease frying pan
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