banana pancakesBanana pancakes

Start your day with a healthy treat. Use up bananas which may be past their best to make this quick and tasty breakfast.

Serves 2 (makes 4 pancakes)


  • 1 large banana
  • 2 medium eggs, beaten
  • Pinch of baking powder
  • 1/2 a tsp of vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp oil
  • Pecans, roughly chopped (optional)
  • Raspberries (optional)


1. In a bowl, mash the banana with a fork, then stir in the 2 beaten eggs, baking powder and vanilla extract.

2. Heat a large non-stick frying pan over a medium heat and brush with ½ tsp oil.

3. Using half the batter, spoon two pancakes into the pan, cook for 1-2 mins each side, then tip onto a plate. Repeat the process with another ½ tsp oil and the remaining batter.

4. Top the pancakes with the chopped pecans and raspberries, or any other fruit.

Recipe by BBC Good Food

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