Banana Pancakes

Stack of banana pancakes

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  • Total: 22 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 2 mins
  • Yield: 6-8 pancakes (6-8 servings)

By adding a mashed banana to a simple pancake recipe, you have a flavorful breakfast. This is also a great way to sneak fruit into a recipe. 


  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 ripe banana (mashed)

Steps to Make It

  1. In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients with wire whisk.

  2. In a small bowl, with an electric mixer, combine eggs, milk, and oil.

  3. Slowly add wet ingredients and mashed banana to dry ingredients. Mix by hand only until large lumps are gone.

  4. Heat griddle or frying pan. Grease pan lightly. Using a 1/4 cup measuring cup to form each pancake in the pan. Bake until bubbles appear and edges are brown.

  5. Flip pancakes and cook for a minute or so longer. Serve with homemade banana syrup.