This recipe makes a plateful of thin, airy, silver dollar pancakes. The entire plateful is only 3 carbs, so you can feel free to dig right in! For a real treat, try them topped with Aunt Lee’s Pancake Syrup. You won’t regret it!

Yield: 12-14 silver dollar pancakes


  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1/8 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 1/4 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • cinnamon
  • butter or coconut oil


  1. Separate the eggs into two bowls. One with all the egg whites, and one with all the yolks.
  2. Add the sour cream, vanilla, baking powder, and a dash of cinnamon to the bowl with the egg yolks. Whisk until smooth.
  3. Add the cream of tartar to the egg whites. Use an electric beater to whip the whites into stiff peaks.
  4. Fold half the whites into the yolks until just combined. Add the rest of the whites and fold until incorporated.
  5. Grease a non-stick skillet or frying pan with butter or oil. Heat it over medium heat until a small drop of water sizzles when dropped into the pan.
  6. Use a ladle to drop dollops of the batter onto the hot griddle. The pancakes should be about 1/2 the size of regular pancakes. Cover the pan, and cook until the pancakes are golden brown on the bottom, and easy to flip. Flip the pancakes and cover them again. Continue cooking until the pancakes are golden brown on both sides.
  7. Remove the cooked pancakes to a plate. Continue making pancakes, as stated above until all the batter has been used.
  8. Serve immediately.
3 Carbs Per Serving

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Keto Lee

Hi there! My name is Lee.
I’m a serial entrepreneur, and a foodie with a passion for health and well-being.

I have always loved cooking and baking, even as a little girl.

I’m originally from Queens and Long Island. Currently I’m living in New Jersey. I’ve been happily married to the love of my life, and my best friend, for 33 years. I have a beautiful and talented daughter, a very sweet cat, and a lovable Maltese.

I’m the best selling author of Healthy Body Connection, and a public speaker.

I personally live a low carb ketogenic lifestyle and I created Cooking Keto with Lee for anyone looking for great, kitchen tested, low carb and Ketogenic recipes.