Pour the vegan milk, oat bran, chia seeds, sugar, salt, and baking powder into the blender. Blend for a few seconds, until batter-like.
Allow the mixture to sit for about 5 minutes to thicken up.
Heat a non-stick pan or cast-iron skillet over medium-low heat. Add vegan butter. Once hot, pour about 1/2 cup of pancake batter into the pan. Cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side, until golden.
Homemade Chocolate Sauce (Optional)
In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, whisk together the sugar, water, and cocoa powder. Bring to a boil then lower temperature to a simmer. Stir constantly until the chocolate has thickened to your liking.
As the pancake batter sits, it will soak up the water and gradually become thicker. Feel free to add additional water as needed – you’re most likely going to need to
This recipe yields about 4-5 medium-sized pancakes.