Fried 'egg', crispy 'bacon' and spinach vegan pancakes

Fried ‘egg’, crispy ‘bacon’ and spinach vegan pancakes

Fried ‘egg’, crispy ‘bacon’ and spinach vegan pancakes

This vegan fried egg pancake recipe proves that the only restrictions when it comes to a vegan diet is your imagination! This epic stack of vegan pancakes is topped with a 100% vegan fried egg and meat-free bacon rashers and is the perfect savoury recipe to start your day with this Pancake Day. Despite its realistic appearance, the vegan fried 'egg' is made entirely from plant-based ingredients and gets its eggy flavour from Kala Namak, or black salt, which has a sulphurous umami-like flavour that's similar to a boiled egg yolk.

Servings: 1

Servings: 1

Ingredients

Method

Ingredients

(Servings: 1)

  • For the pancakes:
  • 1 1 cup flour
  • 2 2 Tbsp organic sugar
  • 1 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 0.5 0.5 tsp salt
  • 1 1 cup plant-based milk
  • 1 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1 tsp vanilla
  • For the egg yolk:
  • 0.3 0.3 cup Sweet Potato, peeled and chopped into small chunks
  • 2 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 1 Tbsp corn starch
  • 1 1 Tbsp plant-based milk
  • 1 1 Tbsp sunflower oil
  • 0.25 0.25 cup water
  • 1 1 tsp Black Salt (Kala Namak) (adds eggy taste)
  • 0.5 0.5 tsp turmeric
  • For the egg white:
  • 0.25 0.25 cup plant-based milk
  • 0.25 0.25 cup rice flour
  • 0.25 0.25 cup plant-based yoghurt (preferably with no added sugar)
  • 1 1 tsp black salt (Kala Namak)
  • For the topping:
  • THIS Isn’t Bacon Rashers
  • 1 1 cup spinach
  • Wedge of lemon

Method

Pancakes:

  1. Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl and combine wet ingredients in a separate bowl
  2. Pour wet mixture into dry mixture bowl, whisk until smooth and rest batter for 5 minutes
  3. Pour 1/2 cup of batter onto a non-stick pan over medium heat. When the top starts to bubble, flip until it turns slightly golden in places.  Repeat with rest of batter.

The ‘Eggs’ 

  1. Boil peeled sweet potato chunks in a pan until completely soft, drain, mash into a pulp and stir in rest of egg yolk ingredients
  2. Add all egg white ingredients into a bowl and whisk.
  3. Heat some oil in a frying pan to medium/high, fry 2 tbsp of egg white mixture for 30 seconds to 1 minute. Add 1 tbsp of egg yolk mixture to the middle of egg white, cover with lid for 2 mins. Repeat with rest of mixture.

Toppings and Serve

  1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan, fry THIS isn’t Bacon rashers for 2 minutes each side
  2. Wilt the spinach in a small saucepan with 2 tbsp water
  3. Layer the pancakes on top of each other, top with spinach, the egg, THIS Isn’t Bacon and drizzle with lemon

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