Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes (+ GIVEAWAY!)

Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes

I done declare, it don’t get much better than this.

Oh wait, yes it does. . .

Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes (gluten-free)

There we go.

Honey, you are my shining star, don’t you go away…

Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake Pancake, you are sweet as a Shakespearean sonnet, confident as a sculpture, happy as a lark. I will not be sworn but love may transform me to an oyster.

Whoaaa, I forgot where I was for a second.

Because pancakes have infiltrated our minds, bodies, smoothies and pillow talk, the male of my life informed me in his slumber that the best pancake is a pancake with jam around the edges and whipped cream (from a can) on top.

Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes (gluten-free)

Pancake pillow talk is the best pillow talk one ever did have.

Guaranteed to knock you on your bloomers, the Strawberry Shortcake Pancake is now the household favorite. I used lemon yogurt and Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free All Purpose Flour to make it all come together. The yogurt gives the pancake tangy, zesty, and sweet flavor, making it a delicious standalone pancake. And then you layer in the fresh strawberries and whipped cream…methinks I scent a swoon.

The Pancake Project is designed to bring healthful gluten free pancake options to your home and is supported by Bob’s Red Mill.  Here’s a Pancake Project Recap:

Week 1: Cranberry Orange Oat Flour Pancakes

Week 2: Bacon & Egg Buckwheat Pancakes

Week 3: Almond Flour Pancakes with Pomegranate Syrup

Week 4: Lemon Poppy Seed Coconut Flour Pancakes

Week 5: Cornbread Flapjacks

Week 6: Garbanzo Bean Flour Pancakes with Caramelized Pears

Week 7: Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes

But haste, you can have your cake and eat it too! Bob’s Red Mill (aka coolest red mill that I ever did see) is helping me give away a bag of their Gluten-Free All Purpose Flour! Just leave me a comment below and you’re in the running for FREE flour!  The winner will be randomly selected Wednesday, 2/27 and notified via email! And of course, you will find another tasty pancake recipe right here next Friday.

Break out that can o’ whip leftover from the holidays (the expiration date means nothing, as bliss has no expiry) tilt your head back and sssshhhhhhhhhhh apply to your breakfast.

I want to thank everyone for the thoughtful and supportive comments you left me when I announced my probiotics cookbook. Merci, muchas gracias, danke schoen!  I’d hate to “you people” you, but….you people really light my fire, so hugs all around!

Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 10 pancakes

Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes


  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup lemon yogurt*
  • 2 tablespoons agave or sweetener or to taste
  • 1 cup Gluten-Free All Purpose Flour (Bob’s Red Mill)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • For Topping
  • Fresh Strawberries
  • Can of whipped Cream


  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the egg, yogurt and agave.
  2. In a separate bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. Pour the dry flour mixture into the wet and mix until smooth.
  4. Allow the batter to sit 5 to 10 minutes.
  5. Heat a large skillet just above medium heat and add just enough oil/butter to coat the surface.
  6. Measure out ½ cup of batter and pour it in the skillet.
  7. Allow the batter to cook until air bubbles form at the top and the sides begin to firm up.
  8. Flip and cook on the other side another minute or so until pancakes are cooked all the way through.
  9. Repeat with all of the batter.
  10. On a plate, stack em high with strawberries and whipped cream!
  11. Innnndulge!


* I used homemade non-fat lemon yogurt for the recipe, which means my yogurt was very thin. If you use storebought yogurt and find that your pancakes turn out too thick, simply add milk until they are the desired consistency. One reader (see comments below) added about 1/2 cup milk to reach optimal consistency.

Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes (gluten-free)


  1. Wow, the pancakes look so delicious! And it’s gluten-free, which is even better! I recently just started a youtube Korean food channel, EasyKoreanFood, where you can learn how to make fast and easy Korean food! It would mean the world to me if you took the time to check it out because I’m just starting out! Thanks!

  2. Chris sorel says:

    good looking pancakes and GF wow. Love it

  3. These look like they might be the best ones yet! It’s snowing like crazy and I went a little insane with the amount of strawberries I bought yesterday… sounds like tomorrow will be a lazy, snowy sunday featuring some strawberry shortcake pancakes :)

  4. I just might have to make these this week…

  5. ok these are my favorite! (well they all are my favorite haha) love the lemon twist :) it’s so bright and cheery, makes me think of spring! woohoo

  6. Oh yum. Your pancake pictures are always the best, and these are no exception. I can just taste these right now!

  7. These look so good…I want a big plateful, a hot cup of tea, and then to crawl back in bed. YUM!

  8. Michele French says:

    I know what’s on my cooking list for the weekend…thank you!

  9. Jackie Kammerzell says:

    My fiance and I LOVE Bob’s GF pancake mix and his Mighy Tasty Cereal and so on. Gluten Free living is so not deprived.

  10. I’m loving these recipes & the concept of you sharing pancake pillow talk. Pretty cool!

  11. I love Bob’s Red Mill and Bob. (We live close by) I’d love to win the flour for my friend that doesn’t have internet and has gone GF.

  12. Was looking for a good recipe for this weekend and this one looks like the winner!

  13. Corinna Henningsen says:

    i LOVE Bobs red mill !! and i love learning new recipes for GF cooking and baking…ty for sharing these with us :)

  14. These look delicious! My roommate is gluten free and I am always looks for ways to include her in delicious breakfast or dessert foods! Also I am from Milwaukie, OR where Bobs Red Mill is located! Sharing the Oregon love one delicious food at a time.

    • I recently posted and wanted to add an update that we had to add approximately 1/2 cup milk because the batter was so thick we couldn’t get it off the spoon! We also added more sugar because the garbanzo bean flavor really stuck out. After those additions the pancakes turned out delicious (just not as round as yours).

      • Thanks for letting me know, Michelle! I used homemade yogurt for the batter, which in retrospect, was probably much thinner than store-bought. I’ll add your suggestions to the recipe!

  15. I may give this a go but use coconut cream whipped topping instead of canned whipped topping. YUM. It’s grocery weekend. :)

  16. I always like to keep some all purpose gluten free flour on hand. These pancakes look great.

  17. I love the pancake project you have going on. I love the addition of lemon yogurt in it.

  18. Yum, these look AMAZING! Pancakes are definitely my guilty pleasure, and these look like the perfect Friday night dinner-in! Would loooovvvee to win some flour to make them!

  19. Strawberry shortcake pancakes? Yum!!! It doesn’t get any better than that! They look amazing :)

  20. Bob’s is da BOMB!
    Saturday pancakes just became consumable again. Thanks for the recipe!

  21. I’m coming over for breakfast right now!!! You blow my mind every Friday. Love it!

  22. The lemon yogurt is a great idea … they look deeeeeevine.
    I’ve always wanted to try Bob’s GF Flour!!

  23. I already tried the Almond Flour Pancakes with great success as a pancake and a waffle (except for the Pomegranate syrup that did not work for me). I’m planning to try the Cornbread Flapjacks or the Garbanzo Flour Pancake this weekend. Thank you for all pancake postings.

  24. Those have to be the most beautiful looking pancakes I have ever seen!!!

  25. I have got to try these… maybe with the blueberries I have ….looks delish! Good luck on the book

  26. I have got to try these… maybe with the blueberries I have ….looks delish! Good luck on the book

  27. Would love to win so I can try this recipe! Thanks for the giveaway

  28. Gluten isn’t an issue for me, but oh how I do love pancakes! Those cranberry orange ones look awesome. Might have to try that recipe.

  29. Beth Jordan says:

    What an awesome looking treat, I mean meal.

  30. Lawre O'Leary says:

    I am just beginning my gluten-free, whole food, organic, local eating adventure. Bob’s Red Mill products are the bomb.. And I think even my meat-and-potatoes husband would like these pancakes. I showed him the picture and I swear he drooled!! I love to win too!

  31. I have to make these for my 4 year old, her 3 favorurie things put together :-)

  32. These look freakin awesome! FLAVORED yogurt!? Genius!!! Thanks for the bit-o-summer as we prepare for what they predict to be a “snowstorm” here in Portland, OR!

  33. Yay for pancake Fridays!

  34. I love pancakes. I have a container of strawberries to use. I’m not sure if I can use whipped cream in a can. The last time I checked a can it didn’t say it was gluten free and it contained some ingredients I wasn’t for sure about. I love all of Bobs Red Mill gluten free flours. Their the best….

    • Terri, that’s a good point that I didn’t think about – We aren’t gluten intolerant in my house but tend to stay away from gluten, so I should have been more specific about the whipped cream. Homemade whipped cream is always worlds better anyway! :) I bet yogurt on top would be phenomenal too! Have a great weekend!

  35. Oh my goodness- you’ve done it again. I need to make ALL your pancakes! This one looks insanely delicious. I can’t say no to strawberry shortcake!

  36. looks delicious!

  37. Kathleen Conner says:

    Those really look good. I’m just learning to cook with different flours.

  38. Can’t wait to serve your yummy pancakes to my 2-year-old grandson! I can just imagine how big those beautiful eyes will get when he sees them! Thanks.

  39. Oh my! These just might be the best pancakes yet! I’ll have to forgo the whipping cream since we’re dairy free here. Thankfully goat’s yogourt agrees with us so some of that with a bit of lemon rind should substitute fine in the recipe and maybe for the whipped cream too.

  40. John Billiris says:

    Thanks for this recipe–they look so light, I’m looking forward to trying this.

  41. Hahaha! I secretly do the tilt-your-head-back trick when the kids aren’t looking . Isn’t whipped cream so much tastier that way? And my oh my your strawberry pancake recipe will be my favorite birthday breakfast from now on. Sending the link to my family and friends :)

  42. wouldn’t mind trying these thanks

  43. These look great. It is hard to find a great GF pancake. Do you have a GF, Dairy Free, Egg Free AMAZING recipe?

    • Hey Kelly! I make most of my pancakes with unsweetened almond milk (sweetened would work great, too) but I do use at least one egg for each pancake recipe. I’ve been asked whether or not egg replacer would work in the recipes and honestly I have no experience with egg replacers :( If you do and you try the recipe using one, let me know! Thanks for your interest! FYI, Almond flour pancakes and GF All purpose flour are our favorites :)

  44. Is the batter supposed to be thick? When I make normal pancakes they seem to be thinner.

    • Hey Becca! Yup, the batter turns out thicker than regular batter and the pancakes end up with a more dense texture. Let me know if you have any other questions! :)

  45. Well they turned out like you described, and delicious! But unfortunately I’m they only one that likes the lemon flavor, so I’ll have a stash of pancakes to freeze and eat later. I think if I make it for the family again I might use vanilla yogurt. :D

    • Bummer that no one else liked the lemon. Vanilla or strawberry yogurt would also be good. You can also replace the yogurt entirely with milk, almond milk or coconut milk. :)

  46. Strawberry shortcake pancakes are my favorite! This gf version looks perfect.

  47. Mmm..strawberries are my favorite! Need some

  48. Found your blog today through A Farmer in the Dell, and I love your blog style. And I love Bob’s Red Mill – great stuff!

  49. I drooled the night you posted these on Facebook and on the blog they’re even better! Alas I am allergic to strawberries so I can only look…but they sound devine!

  50. Yum! I can see how they inspire pillow talk. They’re positively sexy.

  51. hello, could you pls share with us your lemon yoghurt recipe :)


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