Feel Good

Easy fluffy banana pancakes

Light and airy American-style pancakes with a hint of banana.

Written by Beth Williams
Published 10.02.2024

INGREDIENTS

1 1/2 cups (180g) all-purpose flour

2 Tablespoons (25g) sugar (optional)

2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1 pinch cinnamon (optional)

1 pinch salt

2 medium ripe bananas

1 cup (240 ml) milk

2 large eggs

1/4 cup (60 ml) canola oil

METHOD

In a medium bowl, whisk together all-purpose flour, sugar*, baking powder, cinnamon if using, and salt. Set aside.

In a separate bowl, mash the bananas with a fork (it’s ok if small chunks remain). Add the eggs and pour in the milk and canola oil, mixing until just combined.

Pour the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, and mix until just combined (do not overmix). Let sit for a couple of minutes.

Heat a large skillet or griddle over medium heat. For each pancake, spoon about 1/4 cup of the batter onto the skillet. Cook until bubbles form over the surface of the pancakes, then flip with a thin spatula, and cook 1 or 2 additional minutes.

Serve warm, with maple syrup drizzled on top and extra toppings of your choice.

 

Recipe credit: Del’s Cooking Twist

Other stories by Beth Williams
02.03.2024

The Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Beth Williams
02.03.2024

Caprese-stuffed chicken

Beth Williams
Easy mid-week dinner recipe
28.02.2024

6-ingredient tomato gnocchi

Beth Williams
New York Times most popular recipes of 2023
24.02.2024

Gochujang butter noodles

Beth Williams
24.02.2024

Lip care saviours to moisturise your dry lips

Beth Williams
Grilled Cheese Social recipe
21.02.2024

Honey grilled cheese with crispy chilli

Beth Williams