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Banana buttermilk pancakes  recipe

Banana buttermilk pancakes recipe

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Everyone loves pancakes and these fluffy buttermilk versions have a healthy twist with added banana for sweetness. Perfect for breakfast, serve these banana pancakes on their own for a healthy start to the day, or with a little natural yogurt and maple syrup if liked. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 8 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook
  • 350 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian


  • 150g plain flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 10g caster sugar
  • 125ml buttermilk
  • juice of 1 orange
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 medium bananas, peeled and diced
  • 30g unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • maple syrup to serve
  • natural yogurt to serve

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    14g 19%
  • Saturates

    5g 27%
  • Sugars

    17g 18%
  • Salt

    0.4g 7%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 45g Protein 10.1g Fibre 2.3g


  1. Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl and stir in the sugar. Whisk together the buttermilk, orange juice and eggs. Pour the buttermilk mixture into the flour and whisk until smooth. Stir in the diced banana.
  2. Heat the butter and olive oil together in a frying pan and add 1½ tablespoons of the batter for each pancake. Cook for 3-4 mins, until golden and then carefully turn over and cook for a further 1-2 mins. Serve warm, drizzled with a little maple syrup and a dollop of natural yogurt if liked.

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