High Protein Yogurt Pancakes

These high protein yogurt pancakes are low in fat and sugar, but still moist and flavorful. Serve this pancake recipe with low sugar syrup and a dusting of powdered sugar for a delicious treat for breakfast or brunch.

So, is there such a thing as a healthy pancake? Pancakes are generally thought of as having a lot of empty calories and much nutritional value. If you love pancakes but avoid them because you need to eat healthier, this recipe may fit into your diet plans.

Most pancake recipes have 1-2 eggs in them, but this recipe calls for 4 eggs. You get almost double the protein value because of the extra eggs, around 24 grams total. It also gives them a nice “eggy” flavor that makes this recipe different from others.

*This post may have affiliate links, which means I may receive a small commission if you choose to purchase through links I provide (at no extra cost to you). Thank you for supporting the work I put into this site!

I used a plain Greek yogurt in this recipe and loved the extra tang the yogurt provided. Yogurt is also high in protein and contains around 17 grams of protein. So, overall each pancake contains around 3-4 grams of protein, depending on how small or large you make them.

Add some fresh citrus fruit on top of these pancakes such as mango, kiwi, orange or lemon for a colorful way to enjoy a healthy breakfast. You could also top them with a fruit puree. Another choice would be topping them with a low sugar syrup and dusting them with powdered sugar instead of whipped cream.

High Protein Yogurt Pancakes

Yogurt Pancakes

These high protein yogurt pancakes are low in fat and sugar, but still moist and flavorful. Serve with low sugar syrup for breakfast or brunch.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: high protein yogurt pancakes
Servings: 6
Author: Laura Warnke


  • 1 cup sifted flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 8 oz. carton plain yogurt, Greek or Regular
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Preheat lightly oiled griddle or fry pan.
  • Sift and measure flour; sift again with sugar, baking soda and salt.
  • In medium bowl, beat eggs until light and lemon colored.
  • Blend in yogurt and water.
  • Add dry ingredients and beat until well-blended.
  • Cook small pancakes on lightly oiled griddle or fry pan.
  • Turn when underside is lightly browned.


Makes 24 three-inch pancakes or 12-14 5" to 6" pancakes.

Fetch Rewards Referral Code: MXUXX

Fetch Rewards Referral CodeAre you ready to save money on your grocery bill and earn gift cards from your efforts? Use my Fetch Rewards Referral Code MXUXX and get 2,000 points. It’s a free app that turns grocery receipts into rewards. Click here to read my Fetch Rewards review on how it works. Just scan any grocery or gasoline receipt, and earn points towards awesome rewards. You’ll earn on all matched brands and products and gain access to exclusive offers that earn you even more points. No more entering codes, completing tasks or jumping through any hoops! Just scan your grocery receipt, and get rewarded. Click here to download the FetchRewards app. Use my Fetch Rewards Referral Code: MXUXX You can find more money saving referral codes here: Referral Code Master List  


More Pancake Recipes

Homemade Buttermilk Pancakes

Easy Pumpkin Pancakes

Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Oatmeal Buttermilk Pancakes

Savory Potato Pancakes

Simple Pancake Recipe For Light And Fluffy Pancakes

High Protein Yogurt Pancakes

Easy Pancake Recipe With Buttermilk

Easy Banana Pancakes

Buttermilk Pancakes for Brunch

Homemade Pancake Recipe

Potato Pancake Recipe

Pancake Toppings

Honey Cinnamon Butter

Fresh Strawberry Butter Recipe

Homemade Blueberry Sauce

Maple Strawberry Syrup


Leave a Comment

Recipe Rating

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.