Kodiak Cakes


Every once in a while I like to have a few pancakes. So, I have them. Kodiak Buttermilk Power Cakes is my preference with a little doctoring. If you mix their mix with only water, you may find them flat and disappointing. However, with a few extra ingredients, they are quite palatable to the taste. And, with only 3g of sugar and plenty of fiber, you should not have any spikes in your blood sugar or insulin. Your pancreas should behave itself. I will give them a little spray of I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter and Log Cabin brand sugar free Maple Syrup. If you get gastro-intestinal problems from sugar alcohol, you might leave this syrup alone.

The beauty of getting creative in the kitchen is you can take any dish and improve on it. Which is what I have done with the Kodiak Cakes. You might like my way of preparing them, or you may prefer another way. Here is how I prepare them for myself and I will give another idea which is also quite good too.

Kodiak Cakes, David’s Way

  • 1/2 cup Kodiak Buttermilk Power Cake mix
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder, today I used Muscle Tech brand which is really good. Premier makes a great whey protein powder too.
  • 2 tbsp Chocolate PB2
  • 2 eggs
  • I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter spray
  • 1/4 cup sugar free Log Cabin Maple Syrup

This makes 6 to 7 pancakes depending on how big you make them.

Simply whisk the ingredients together in a bowl while you have a non-stick skillet heating over medium heat. Pour mix into the heated skillet and cook until the bubbles which appear on top begin to burst. Then flip and cook for until done.

I like to give them a little spray of the I can’t Believe It’s Not Butter and then use about 1/4 cup of the syrup. Most of the time, I use plain PB2 instead of the chocolate, but either way is good. When I use the plain PB2, finely diced apple or dehydrated cranberries (Craison’s) make a great addition.

As served, this meal equaled 15 Weight Watchers Smart Points, or 573 calories, 14.5g fat, 45.7g carbs and 57.6 g of protein. These pancakes make a fantastic high protein meal after my grueling session under the iron at my gym. And best of all, they do not cause me to get any cravings for carbs afterwards.


13 Comments Add yours

  1. Leah Jordan says:

    Sounds great. I love reading your advice and recipes. I saw it mentioned somewhere that PBFIT tastes better. Have you tasted it? I have a waffle maker I never use. I will try out your idea. Hugs!

    1. davidyochim says:

      I have not tried PBFit yet, but plan to. I often by Great Value brand from Walmart. Its equally good as PB2 but significantly less expensive

      Leah, here is another idea for you to try. I like to mix a little cinnamon and a pack of splenda to 2 tbsp PB2 and spread on whole grain bread. It’s a tasty snack.

  2. Joanna Geno says:

    They look delicious. Check out my high protein muffins. I sent it I think to your email and it’s also on my WW profile.

    1. Brenda Sue says:

      Thank you, Joanna! I’ve got to try these. I need breakfast ideas!

      1. Joanna Geno says:

        You are welcome Brenda.

      2. Brenda Sue says:

        Hey, Joanna, check your email. 😉

    2. davidyochim says:

      I will definitely try them. Thank you for sharing Joanna.

      1. Joanna Geno says:

        You are welcome David.

  3. Laura says:

    I made Kodiak pancakes this same day, and topped them with Unsweetened applesauce and cinnamon. Very tasty, and so filling.

    1. davidyochim says:

      There are so many tasty variables. I experiment all the time with different flavor profiles. I love cinnamon. I also add it to my coffee grounds when brewing it.

  4. Equipping says:

    Thanks for following my blog; you are very kind.

    1. davidyochim says:

      And thank you for following mine!

      1. Equipping says:

        You are very welcome.

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