Paleo carrot pancakes with coconut butter

Here’s the GOOD news… we’ve found a new place to move into! BUT we can’t move in until early September so we’ll still be in this place for a bit longer but I we seriously can’t wait to move out of here! The new place is bigger, in a better location AND it’s not in an apartment block, it’s in a gated community with the houses attached to each other which means no more having to deal with people above us making noises all night! AND my FAVOURITE part of all is we will be living LITERALLY across the road from a castle! How cool is that! :)

I’m looking forward to seeing how the new kitchen works out… it’s always an adjustment when you move into a new place! By the way this will be our 6th move (including moving from Australia to America, then America to here) in 3 years so yes you can call me ‘The Moving Queen’ ;)

Anyway so this recipe I’m about to share with you is not very sweet at all, in fact the only thing that gives it some sweetness is the homemade coconut butter on top… don’t worry coconut butter is EASY to make! It could be sweeter depending on if you add sweetener to it which I didn’t, but other than that there’s no sweetener in these paleo carrot pancakes. 

I made these paleo carrot pancakes with coconut butter for breakfast the other morning. I didn’t feel like meat or eggs or veggies… it’s happened before and I’ve blogged about it here. I didn’t want to turn this into a sweet treat which is why I left out any sweetener but like I said above you can choose to add it on if you like. Also even though this doesn’t have any sweetener in it I STILL wouldn’t eat this everyday for breakfast, the usual eggs/meat with veggies and sometimes fruit will ALWAYS be my go to BUT every now and then I like to try something different.

One more thing before I share the recipe with you, if you don’t want to make coconut butter you can always top these of with something like raw honey, maple syrup, grass-fed butter, nut butter or sliced bananas… basically what you top these with is your choice!


Paleo carrot pancakes with coconut butter

  1. To make the coconut butter, pour unsweetened coconut flake into a food processor or high-powered blender.
  2. Process/blend the coconut flakes until you reach a smooth buttery consistency. See my post on how to make coconut butter.
  3. Remove to a container and set aside. Wash food processor.
  4. In a food processor add in the mashed carrots, eggs, vanilla seeds/vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, sea salt, coconut flour and baking soda. Process until the ingredients are incorporated.
  5. Using a spatula scrap the mixture into a mixing bowl.
  6. Heat a pan on medium and add in some coconut oil or ghee.
  7. Once heated using a ¼ cup measure, pour dollops of pancake mix into the pan. Do this in batches so you don't overcrowd the pan and leave room to flip the pancakes.
  8. Cook both sides until done. A couple of minutes on each side.
  9. Stack them up on a plate as you go. Once finished add some of your homemade coconut butter on top and sprinkle on some chopped hazelnuts.

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*This recipe is linked to Allergy Free Wednesday and Naturally Sweet Tuesday .



  1. says

    Thanks Aubree, it’s been a while since I made these myself but yes they are great and the coconut butter works really well! I would love to share my link on Naturally Sweet Tuesdays :)

  2. says

    Thank you! Yes very excited to move :) it’s hard enough adjusting to life in a new country let alone having to live somewhere you’re not happy with! Let me know if you make it :)

  3. says

    Yay! A great place to move!! So happy for you. And this recipe is a really good one!! I can always use more healthy breakfast choices.

  4. says

    Thanks Alisa! I know but I/we wish we could just move in NOW! Fingers crossed nothing goes wrong and they (the owner’s of the property) don’t turn around and say no sorry we changed our minds in the mean time! I can’t wait for the day when we are FINALLY settled into our own place.

  5. says

    Gosh, these look amazing! And I’m so happy to hear you and Joe found a place…September isn’t far away at all and will be here before you know it! Cheers!


  1. […] What is coconut butter? It’s the meat or flesh of the coconut that has been processed into a thick creamy paste. When warmed it’s runny and spreadable and when chilled it hardens up (like coconut oil). I like to eat it as is or add it to things like smoothies or even to tea or coffee. As a spread you can spread it like a glaze over cake or use it on top of pancakes. […]

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