Cashew and Oat Hotcakes

Cashew and Oat Hotcakes

21 Day Fix creator Autumn Calabrese and her brother, chef Bobby Calabrese, created this recipe for Cashew and Oat Hotcakes that’s sure to have you whipping up batches for breakfast on the regular.

This fun twist on the classic hotcake is similar to the pancake recipes you know and love, with a key exception:

To achieve the perfect rich and creamy texture of traditional pancake batter, cashews are blended into the dry ingredients along with rolled oats, cinnamon, baking powder, and a touch of sea salt.

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Cashew and Oat Hotcakes

Watch Autumn Calabrese make her cashew and oat hotcakes recipe from the 21 Day Fix EXTREME meal plan.
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 10 servings, 2 hotcakes each
Calories 177 kcal
Author Beachbody


  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • ½ cup raw cashews
  • 1 dash Himalayan salt or sea salt
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tbsp. coconut oil melted
  • 1⅓ cups distilled water
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • cup mixed berries


  1. Place oats, cashews, and salt in food processor or blender; pulse until coarsely ground.
  2. Add egg, oil, water, and extract; pulse until well blended. Batter will be thick, but if it is as thick as paste add 2 to 3 additional Tbsp. of water.
  3. Heat medium nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  4. Spoon about ¼ cup batter into skillet for each pancake; cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until bubbles form on top.
  5. Flip with spatula and cook for 30 seconds.
  6. Repeat with remaining batter.
  7. Serve pancakes topped evenly with berries.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Cashew and Oat Hotcakes
Amount Per Serving (2 hotcakes)
Calories 177 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 55mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 22g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 3g
Protein 6g 12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
½ Grain Carb
½ Fat

P90X3 Portions
1½ Carb
1 Fat

Container Equivalents
1 Yellow
½ Blue
1 tsp.

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