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Lighter Double Chocolate Pancakes with Espresso Glaze

Fluffy double chocolate pancakes with a LIGHTER twist to keep the calories down so you can fill your plate! Drizzle these chocolate-lover's pancakes with tons of espresso glaze!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 -9 servings
Calories 318kcal


  • 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips divided
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon agave syrup
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons espresso
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt coconut oil and 1/2 cup chocolate chips until smooth. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk yogurt, eggs, agave, milk, and melted chocolate mixture until smooth. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt to bowl and mix until smooth. Fold in remaining 1/2 cup chocolate chips.
  • Cook pancakes by 1/4 cupfuls on a greased skillet over medium-high heat 1-1/2 to 2 minutes on each side, flipping once. Keep pancakes warm.
  • Make the glaze: In a small bowl, whisk sugar, espresso, and vanilla until smooth. Drizzle over individual servings of pancakes. Enjoy!


Serving: 2g | Calories: 318kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 6.9g | Fat: 12.2g | Saturated Fat: 7.9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.3g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 170mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 25.5g