Easy Banana Pancakes
Updated: Jan 6
These light and fluffy American style pancakes are perfect for using up over-ripe bananas from the fruit bowl.
Makes approximately 4 servings
Preparation time is approximately 5 minutes
Cooking time is approximately 15 minutes
350g self-raising flour (gluten free if necessary)
1 tsp baking powder
2 very ripe bananas, mashed
1 tsp vanilla extract
250ml whole milk
Butter, for frying
How to make Easy banana pancakes
Mix the flour and baking powder in a large bowl.
In a separate bowl mash the bananas with a fork - kids are great at this! Whisk in the eggs, milk and vanilla essence.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients bowl and whisk together to form a smooth batter.
Add a knob of butter to the frying pan over a medium heat. Add 2-3 teaspoons of batter to the pan and cook for several minutes or until small bubbles start appearing on the surface. Flip pancake over and cook for 1-2 further minutes. Repeat with remaining batter.
HINTS & TIPS
Add blueberries for an extra fruit treat!
If you have leftover pancakes, pop them in the freezer - they are a lifesaver for busy mornings! Just reheat them in the microwave.
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