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9 Muscle Building Pancakes Ideas

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9 Muscle Building Pancakes Ideas

Craving pancakes for breakfast? Try these protein pancake ideas for a powerful dose of protein. Start the day off right with a boost of energy with these protein pancake recipes.

Here are some delicious protein-packed pancake recipes:

1. Basic Protein Pancake

Basic Protein Pancake


  • 1/4 cup raw oats
  • 1/4 cup cottage cheese
  • 1/2 scoop protein powder
  • 1/2 cup egg whites

Add the oats, cottage cheese, protein powder, and egg whites to a bowl and mix together to form the batter. Pour the batter over a hot griddle, and flip when edges begin to brown. Top with peanut butter and almonds.

2. Pow! Protein Pancakes

Pow Protein Pancakes


  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup Gaspari Nutrition Cinnamon Roll MyoFusion Elite Protein Series
  • 1/2 cup liquid egg whites
  • 1/8 cup vanilla pea protein powder (or casein)
  • 1/4 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

Add oats, protein powder, eggs, coconut, milk, and baking soda to a bowl and mix together. Spray your non-stick pan with cooking spray and turn on medium-high. Add the batter to hot pan and turn to medium low. Flip when bubbles appear, and then again to finish. POW! Pancakes.

3. Vegan Banana Protein Pancakes

Vegan Banana Protein Pancakes


  • 1 large banana, mashed
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup non-dairy milk (almond, coconut, rice etc.)
  • 1 cup gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 serving vanilla vegan protein powder
  • Optional toppings banana slices, chopped nuts, maple or agave syrup

Mix together milk, banana, and vanilla. In a separate bowl add the flour, baking soda, baking powder, protein powder and cinnamon. Now mix both together ingredients. Ready the cooking pan or surface (griddle) with coconut oil. Add a quarter cup of batter for each pancake and flip about every two minutes. Top and serve with fresh fruits, nuts, or syrup.

4. Almond Butter Protein Pancakes

Almond Butter Protein Pancakes


  • 1 scoop Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 sugar in the raw packet
  • 2 tbsp agave nectar or syrup

Add powder, eggs, and water to a bowl (add more water if needed). Pour batter on a pan at medium-high or over a griddle. Top pancakes with almond butter, sprinkle with sugar, and drizzle with syrup.

5. Banana Pancakes

Banana Pancakes


  • 6 whole eggs
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 whole banana
  • ½ drop of liquid Stevia (or sugar)
  • 1-2 scoops Optimum Nutrition 100% Gold Standard Whey Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 1 tbs flax meal
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • Cinnamon to taste
  • Agave nectar or maple syrup to taste

Mix eggs, coconut flakes, half the banana, and liquid stevia in a bowl. Melt coconut oil and add to mixture. Stir in flax meal and protein until creamy, then add cinnamon. Pour into pan and cook until golden brown on each side. Top with remaining half of the banana (sliced) and syrup.

6. Combat Pancakes

Combat Pancakes


  • 2 scoops MusclePharm Combat Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 egg whites

Mix together protein powder, milk, cinnamon, oats, baking powder, and egg whites until you reach batter consistency. Preheat pan or griddle to medium heat, and prep with non-stick cooking spray. Pour into pancakes and cook on both sides. Test with toothpick before serving.

7. Berries and Cream Protein Pancakes

Berries and Cream Protein Pancakes


  • 3/4 scoop Cellucor COR Performance Whey Strawberry Milkshake
  • 1/4 cup blueberries
  • 1/3 cup oats
  • 1 tbsp light or unsweetened almond milk
  • 4 egg whites

Mix whey powder, blueberries, oats, milk and eggs in a bowl. Prep skillet with non-stick spray on medium-high heat. Pour batter in pancakes, and flip when bubbles appear. Serve when golden brown.

8. Peanut Butter Chocolate Pancakes

Peanut Butter Chocolate Pancakes


  • 1/2 scoop Monster Milk Peanut Butter Chocolate
  • 1 cup liquid egg whites
  • 2 tbsp raw coconut flour
  • 1 tbsp Betty Lou’s Organic Powdered PB

Mix monster milk, eggs, flour, and powdered PB together in a bowl. Pour batter onto an ungreased skillet and turn like a pancake. Top with peanut butter and syrup.

9. Pumpkin Pie Pancakes

Pumpkin Pie Pancakes


  • 1 scoop COR-Performance Whey Cinnamon Swirl
  • 1/3 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin (or unsweetened canned pumpkin for convenience)
  • 1/2 cup egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • agave nectar or maple syrup

Mix together whey protein, oats, pumpkin, eggs, and cinnamon in a bowl. Prep skillet with non-stick cooking spray at medium heat. Pour the batter, and flip when bubbles appear. Cook until golden brown and top with agave nectar or maple syrup.

Make certain you are getting enough protein with that intense workout regimen or strengthening routine. When you constantly rip your muscles, your body needs this protein to heal itself.

Want to get more protein in your diet? You might want to try making homemade chocolate protein bars or banana-chocolate protein bars for added potassium.



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