Oat and Banana Pancakes

Oat and Banana Pancakes

 

There’s nothing better than the smells of fresh pancakes filling up the house, even better when their healthy, fluffy and naturally sweet thanks to the ripe bananas. These pancakes are perfect for the whole family!

 

Prep Time: 5 minutes Total time: 20 minutes Serving size: 6 pancakes

Ingredients:

 

Batter:

2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil for frying

1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour

½ cup rolled oats

2 medium ripe bananas, mashed

3 eggs

½ cup milk of your choice

½ tsp baking powder

Optional: 2 tbsp cacao powder

 

Toppings:

2 tbsp natural peanut butter

1 handful of blueberries

 

Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together wholemeal flour, oats, baking powder, and cacao if you’re using it.
  2. In a separate bowl, mash the bananas with a fork. Then add the eggs and milk and mix together until just combined.
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the large bowl of dry ingredients and mix until just combined (do not overmix otherwise your pancakes will not rise as much as they could have otherwise).
  4. Heat a large fry pan over a medium heat. For each pancake, spoon about 1/2 cup of the batter onto the fry pan. Cook until small bubbles form over the surface of the pancake, then flip with a thin spatula, and cook 1 or 2 additional minutes. Repeat until you have used up all of the batter.
  5. Serve warm, with 2 tbsp of natural peanut butter and 1 handful of blueberries.