Bored with your plain pancake? Level up your ordinary favorite snack by incorporating yummy and healthy bananas into it. Banana pancakes are a great recipe to effortlessly serve vitamins and minerals on the family table.
There are a lot of beneficial effects from eating even a single banana for the day. Bananas are the best source of vitamins such as vitamin B6, vitamin C, manganese, and potassium. It greatly aids digestion, and improves heart health and blood pressure. Now, you are much aware of what supplements await your body as you peel off a banana.
On the other hand, pancakes are a popular snack to satisfy cravings. Topped up with your favorite syrup, either honey, maple, chocolate or strawberry, there is no way to hate it. It can be enjoyed in the morning or during any time of the day. By simply adding a powerful banana in your next pancake batter will automatically upgrade it, in taste and nutrition too.
How to Make Banana Pancake
If you already master the art of cooking pancakes, then you should not worry any longer. To make banana pancakes, you need to have the right ingredients and a clear recipe guide. Ingredients include egg, melted butter, sugar, salt, milk or water, flour, baking powder, your favorite syrup, and of course, the star of this recipe — bananas. It is advisable to work with the saba type of banana.
Starting off, mash the bananas in a big bowl. You can use a fork to completely slush the bananas into a paste. Then, add the other ingredients like the egg, oil or melted butter, sugar, and fresh milk. If fresh milk is not available, then you can opt to use evaporated milk or simply, clear water. Mix well until uniform in color and texture. Set it aside.
Get a separate bowl for the dry ingredients. Combine the all-purpose flour and baking powder, and add a pinch of salt.To complete the batter, add this mixture to the wet mixture and stir fully. For the cooking part, brush the pan with oil or melted butter and heat to low-medium level. Pour down the banana batter into flat rounded pancakes. Flip to evenly cook the sides. Cook for 5-7 minutes or until it gets golden brown. Stack onto a plates and enjoy!
4 pcs small mashed bananas (saba)
1 piece egg
2 tablespoon oil or melted butter
1 tablespoon sugar
1 cup fresh milk (or evaporated milk/water)
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
condensed milk any syrup topping (optional)
- In a bowl, start mashing the bananas using a fork until it becomes uniform in texture.
- Add the egg, melted butter (or oil), and sugar. Next, pour down the fresh milk or if not available, use evaporated milk or simply water. Set it aside.
- In a separate container, combine the dry ingredients such as flour and baking powder. Sprinkle a pinch of salt and the batter is ready for cooking.
- Grease the pan with oil or melted butter. Turn on the heat to low level. Carefully pour down the pancake mixture in a small flat round formation. Flip to cook the other side. Cook for 5-7 minutes depending on the size of the pancake.
- Once the pancake batter turns golden brown, transfer onto a plate. Top with your favorite syrup, it can be a condensed milk or a chocolate one. Serve and enjoy!