Recipe: Eggless Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Pancakes

When Daniel from danielfooddiary first emailed me about a month back and asked if I was interested in joining a Singapore bloggers initiative called The #CookForFamily Initiative which was created for the sole reason of spreading the spirit of cooking with and for your family, I was definitely sold by the idea.

His plan was to get at least 100 bloggers involved.

The mission?

To pick a day in July to cook a meal for their family or loved ones, then blog, tweet and instagram about their cooking, experience and thoughts all on the same day, which is TODAY – 6th August 2012 (Monday), with the hashtag #CookForFamily.

I was initially quite apprehensive at the thought of cooking because while baking was right up my alley, cooking certainly was not.

Disclaimer: I am NOT a bad cook… or at least I dont think I am…

But to cook for my family?

People that I love and people that I certainly wanted to serve only the best to..

I was not so confident about that.

So I wrecked my brains and thought long and hard before I decided on frying up some PANCAKES!

Which were…


No added sugar


And had some chocolate chips for the sweet tooth

Definitely healthy, yummy and hearty for that lazy Sunday morning where everyone sleeps in!

And seeing everyone’s satisfied and contented faces after the breakfast pancakes were polished off?


Adapted from


  • 1/2 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Oats
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1 Cup Soy Milk
  • 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Water
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1/2 Cup of Chocolate Chips


  1. Whisk together the dry ingredients.
  2. Mix the milk, vegetable oil, water and vanilla extract together
  3. Stir in the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients.
  4. Mix in the chocolate chips but do not over-mix. Lumps are perfectly fine. Set aside for a couple of minutes.
  5. Heat the frying pan at medium-high heat. Once the pan is hot add the butter and let it melt.
  6. Add the melted butter to the pancake batter and return the pan to the stove. Mix the butter into the batter.
  7. When the pan is hot enough, pour a 1/4 cup of batter on the pan for each pancake.
  8. Cook until bubbles appear on the face of the pancake.
  9. Carefully flip the pancake and cook until its golden brown.
  10. Serve up with some maple syrup or honey at the side
  11. Enjoy!
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One Response to Recipe: Eggless Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Pancakes

  1. Madhuram says:

    Thanks for trying the recipe. I too am going to try your version of adding some oats.

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