Banana Nut Pancakes

You give me a banana, I will turn it into something delicious. I’ll want to break it up and create a delicious smoothie or mash it up and make some pancakes…

Banana Nut Pancakes

If you love banana bread, banana muffins, or just plain bananas you will love these pancakes. This recipe is super quick and easy to make and you’ll get all the flavors of banana nut bread. Bananas are a great source of potassium which helps maintain normal blood pressure and good bone health. That’s always good, right? 

To help give these pancakes a little more staying power, I use Whole White Wheat Flour.  This flour is a whole grain, so you get all the benefits of the bran, germ, and endosperm. For the nut in these Banana Nut Pancakes, I use walnuts. These are the only nut that provides omega-3 fatty acids in the form of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). Omega 3 fatty acids help reduce heart disease and can lower cholesterol.

Banana Nut Pancakes

I see I’m not the best bag opener, good thing it is resealable. Hello, super ripe bananas! These little guys were begging to be turned into something delicious 😀

Banana Nut Pancakes

Banana Nut Pancakes
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  • 2 medium bananas, very ripe
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whole white wheat flour
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup 0% fat milk
  • 2 oz chopped walnuts
  1. In a large bowl mash bananas with a fork, until creamy.
  2. Add the egg and vanilla, stir to combine.
  3. To the bananas, add the flour, cinnamon, and baking powder.
  4. Slowly add the milk and whisk to combine.
  5. Heat griddle on medium low heat. Lightly coat griddle with cooking spray.
  6. Pour ¼ cup of the batter on the griddle, cook for approximately 2- 2½ minutes.
  7. Repeat with remaining batter.
  8. Sprinkle with chopped walnuts.
Makes 10-12 pancakes.

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Banana Nut Pancakes

You will not believe how amazing these pancakes make your kitchen smell. Get ready for the mouthwatering aroma of fresh baked banana nut bread in a pancake that only took a few minutes to prepare. Yum! 



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  1. I want my kitchen to smell of these and I want them for breakfast tmorrow. And dinner, AND lunch. They sound that good!

    • Thanks Consuelo!! These seriously have the best aroma. They are so delicious, I could have eaten them all by myself 😀

  2. There’s nothing like banana pancakes.

    • You said it right! 😀 Every time, I make these I think of the Jack Johnson Banana Pancakes. Over and over in my head I’m singing…make you banana pancakes, pretend it’s the weekend now…

  3. Yum! Cindy these look awesome! I am so digging that GORGEOUS blue (or is it purple?) background with these light, fluffy and delightful looking pancakes! Grabbing my fork and I’m coming over now! I love the walnut adornments on top!

    • Thanks Kristi! Isn’t it a great color, it’s a shade of navy. It gave a good contrast to the light brown pancakes. 😀 They look beautiful and taste amazingly delicious! These guys don’t last long, so you better hurry!

  4. What a gret use for over-ripe bananas! Definitely making these :)

  5. I want to try this now! Thanks for the recipe.


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  2. […] Banana Nut Bread is a family favorite in our house. Everyone gets so excited when they smell or see that I made it. I do have to admit that I made it several times since moving up to 7300 ft and each time it was a disappointment. It was the same recipe that I have been making for about 20 years, but high altitude and baking can be tricky. At this altitude leaveners tend to work faster than your bread has time to “set” and you end up with a deflated or fallen product. It can be really frustrating! Sometimes you have to adjust baking times, temperatures, liquids, or the amount of eggs, sugar, or flour used in a recipe. Thankfully, most of my recipes turn work without any major changes. Before I figured it out the adjustments, I would make these Banana Nut Pancakes. […]

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