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Low Carb Sweet Potato Pancakes

Low Carb Sweet Potato Pancakes

Low Carb Sweet Potato Pancakes are wonderfully fluffy and tender. These healthy pancakes are flavored with cinnamon. Serve with a little butter and sugar-free syrup for a fantastic way to start your day.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Southern
Keyword low carb pancakes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 161 kcal


  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 tablespoons almond flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • butter


  1. Peel sweet potato and cut into chunks. Place in a pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Turn heat down and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until soft.

  2. Mash potato with a fork and measure out 1/2 cup.

  3. Whisk together mashed sweet potato and eggs. 

  4. Add almond flour, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt and whisk to mix.

  5. Heat a nonstick pan over medium heat. Melt 1 teaspoon of butter in the pan.

  6. Scoop pancake batter with a 1/3 cup measuring cup and pour batter into pan, making 4 pancakes.

  7. Cook 2 to 3 minutes. Flip over and continue to cook until batter is set.

Recipe Notes

You can use 1/2 cup of leftover mashed potato for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Low Carb Sweet Potato Pancakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 161 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 216mg72%
Sodium 390mg17%
Potassium 179mg5%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 369IU7%
Calcium 97mg10%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.