2-Ingredient Almond Flour Pancakes For Baby: No Egg, No Banana 

These delicious almond flour pancakes for baby is made with just 2 major ingredients. It contains no egg and no bananas.

The outer layer is crunchy with a soft and sweet inner layer. 

This is one of my favorite pancakes to make for my toddlers because it takes no time at all and tastes amazing.

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My Inspiration For This Almond Flour Pancakes For Baby 

I created this almond flour pancake for my baby because I wanted to use an old bag of almond flour we had in the pantry. 

I didn’t want a complicated pancake recipe so I just combined some shredded apples and almond flour.

Some recipes out there have many ingredients, but I wanted to keep mine simple with only 2 ingredients. 

My youngest was just starting baby-led weaning at the time so I needed ingredients that were mild for his stomach.

This almond flour pancake recipe has no sugar, no eggs, and no banana. I didn’t have any of these ingredients on hand when making this pancake recipe.

These almond flour pancakes rely on the apples to give it its sweet taste. 

Important Recipe Notes on Almond Flour Pancakes For Babies & Toddlers

No sugar, No Egg, No Bananas 

Some people use bananas as a substitute for sugar when making almond flour pancakes because bananas are very sweet.

I didn’t use bananas for this recipe because I dislike how it makes the pancakes gummy.

I also didn’t use eggs for this recipe because I wanted babies with egg allergies to be able to eat this pancake without problems.

The shredded apples are what provide the sweetness for this baby almond flour pancakes.

You can use a different fruit of your choice 

The reason I used apples to make these toddler-friendly almond flour pancakes is because they have tons of moisture.

Almonds are naturally dry nuts. So when used in pancakes, they come out very crumbly.

To increase the moisture in them to create a pancake batter, you’ll need to use a fruit that holds a lot of liquid.

Shredded apples were the option I came up with. You could also use shredded pears, pineapples, or any other liquidy fruit.

I added a little bit of peanut butter

I needed a binding agent to help make the almond flour bind together with the apples. Since I didn’t have eggs or bananas to use in my recipe, I chose to use a little bit of peanut butter instead.

You can use a different type of nut butter if you want.

If you don’t have an issue with bananas or eggs, you can substitute those for peanut butter and use them instead.

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Ingredients For Almond Flour Pancakes For Baby & Toddlers

Ground almond flour – you can grind almonds yourself to make the flour or buy some from the store. 

Apple – apples of the sweeter variety are better for these pancakes. I used red delicious but you can use whatever type you prefer.

Do not chop the apples because they won’t combine well with the almonds. You can puree them if you want but I prefer to grate them with a cheese grater for a better texture.

Peanut butter – This is used as a binding agent. You can use other types of nut butter if you prefer.

Rising agents – Even though this isn’t a typical pancake, you still need baking soda and baking powder to help the batter set.

Water – The amount of water you use depends on how thick you want the batter to be. Remember that shredded apples already have a lot of liquid in them. So adding too much water will ruin your pancake. I’ve experimented with using 1-2 TBSP of water and both measurements have worked.

Step-by-Step Instructions 


Step 1

Mix all ingredients

mix all ingredients

Step 2

Add water

add water

Cook and enjoy

cook in the pan

Why Almonds Are Good For Babies and Toddlers

According to Healthline, almonds are high in antioxidants, vitamin E, and fiber. These are all important nutrients that help your baby grow strong. 

FAQs About Almond Flour For Baby

Are almond flour okay for a baby?

Almond flour is okay to give a baby as long as it’s ground into a fine powder. 

You don’t want any chunks in the almond flour because that could increase the risk of choking.

Store-bought almond flour is best to give a baby because they are usually finely ground. 

What To Serve With Almond Flour Pancakes For Toddlers

Serve with a protein 

You can serve almond flour pancakes to your baby or toddler with a side of protein.

If your toddler is at least 2 years old, then sausage, chopped ham or bacon would go well with this recipe.

If you have a baby younger than 12 months old, then you could serve this pancake with some scrambled eggs.

Serve with some fruits

Fruits go well with almond flour pancakes for babies and toddlers.

Fruits like raspberries, strawberries, and blueberries are great to serve with it.

How To Cut Almond Flour Pancakes For Baby-led Weaning

6-9 Months old

For babies between 6-9 months, you can serve them strips of almond flour pancakes or give the whole pancake to them.

I make small pancakes that a baby can grab and bring to their mouths. 

Since the almond flour pancakes are very soft, babies will have no problems chewing it.

9-12 months old

Babies between 9-12 months can be served cut-up chunks of almond flour pancakes. You can preload a fork for them to eat with or allow them to eat independently.

12-24 months and older

Toddlers between 12-24 months can be allowed to eat these almond flour pancakes with a fork. 

Cooking Directions For Baby Almond Flour Pancakes 

  • Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl. Mix well.
  • Place a pan on medium heat. Scoop some pancake batter onto the pan. Press flat with the back of a spoon.
  • Cook until the pancake is golden brown then flip and cook the reverse side until it’s golden brown.
  • Remove from the heat and serve. 
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Storage Tips For Almond Flour Pancakes

Can I refrigerate almond flour pancakes for a baby?

You can refrigerate these almond flour pancakes for a few hours before eating. However, It’s best to eat them immediately for the best results.

Can I freeze almond flour pancakes for baby-led weaning?

You can freeze these baby-led weaning almond flour pancakes for as long as you need.

Place a piece of parchment paper between each pancake before freezing in an airtight container.

This way, they won’t stick together.

Reheating BLW almond flour pancakes

To reheat, defrost them first then heat them in the microwave or the oven until they’re evenly heated through.

Tips for Picky Eaters

Don’t pressure

Give your baby or toddler a chance to say no. It’s okay if they don’t like what we serve them. Keep trying. 

It takes at least 30 exposures for a baby to begin liking a food, so don’t give up.

Make it into a game

Sometimes I create games around the food I serve to get my kids interested in eating. 

A game we’ve played in the past is called “Here comes the airplane… open the garage”. This encourages them to open their mouth as I bring the food in like an airplane.

Sometimes my kids will try new foods this way.

2-Ingredient Almond Flour Pancakes For Baby: No Egg, No Banana 

Recipe by AghoghoCourse: BLW breakfast IdeasCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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These easy almond flour pancakes for baby uses only 2 simple ingredients. It tastes delicious even though it uses no sugar, no egg, and no banana.


  • 1 cup ground finely almond flour

  • 1 large apple (grated)

  • 1 TBSP peanut butter (optional)

  • ¼ tsp baking soda

  • ¼ tsp baking powder

  • 1 – 2 TBSP water


  • Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl. Mix well.
  • Place a pan on medium heat. Scoop some pancake batter onto the pan. Press flat with the back of a spoon.
  • Cook until the pancake is golden brown then flip and cook the reverse side until it’s golden brown.
  • Remove from the heat and serve.


  • see the notes section in the post for all key details

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