No longer do fans of the pancake have to forgo their treasured stack in favour of the menu's healthier option. We've compiled a list of Sydney's best healthy pancakes for the gluten-free, vegan and those simply on a health kick.
Bread & Circus Wholefoods | Alexandria
Get to this bustling cantina for a good dose of wholefoods. Opt for the flourless pancakes, topped with caremalised banana, lashings of maple syrup, lemon button and a heaped scoop of ricotta. Served with a luscious strawberry basil salad on the side, this scrumptious breakfast is sure to give your morning a boost.
Paleo Café | Bondi Junction
'Eat clean, live clean' is the motto of Bondi Junction institution, Paleo Cafe, which has garnered a reputation for its wholesome breakfast menu. Hearty banana pancakes are served with your choice of berry compote or lemon curd and whipped coconut cream—yum!
Henley's Wholefoods | Bondi Junction
The newly opened Henley's Wholefoods is delighting health junkies and fitness fanatics citywide. On the breakfast front, Henley's nourishing maca hotcakes are created with almond meal and finished with caramalised banana, shredded nuts and coconut yoghurt.
Bondi Wholefoods | Bondi
Tucked away from the main strip, Bondi Wholefoods has been stamping its unique wholesome style on the Bondi breakfast scene. This local haunt is pumping out organic buckwheat spelt pancakes, lightly sweetened with dried cranberries and dates, and served with vanilla-infused coconut milk. They have no added sugar and are 100 per cent diary and guilt free.
Aboutlife | Rozelle, Surry Hills
Aboutlife's signature almond hotcakes are gluten-free, dairy-free and free of sugar, and instead packed with healthy goodness. Topped with a generous serving of fruit coulis, this delicious breakfast is sure to curb your breakfast cravings.
Whole Meal Café | Darlinghurst
With a menu designed for the vegetarian, gluten-free or those prescribing to a high-protein diet, healthy breakfasts abound at this Darlinghurst eatery. Offering a hearty almond meal pancake stack with your choice of blueberry and ricotta or banana and coconut, you're guaranteed to be licking your plate clean.
Sadhana Kitchen | Enmore
Specialising in organic living foods and wholefoods, Sadhana Kitchen has become a stalwart on Sydney's vegan raw scene, consistently delivering delicious yet healthy fare. Order a refreshing concoction from its tonic and smoothie bar, and soak it up with mouthwatering caramel-soaked banana pancakes.