Easy Banana Pancakes – light and fluffy pancakes made with bananas are the perfect way to start any day! Make a big stack because these pancakes go quickly! And if you happen to have leftovers, put them in the freezer! They freeze beautifully!
4.89 from 9 votes
Prep Time 10mins
Cook Time 15mins
Total Time 25mins
1 1/2cupswhite whole wheat flour or all-purpose flour
1tablespoonlight brown sugar
1cupbuttermilk,at room temperature
1large egg,slightly beaten
3tablespoonsbutter,melted and cooled
2ripe bananasmashed (about 1 cup mashed banana)
Sliced bananas,butter, and maple syrup, for serving, if desired
In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, brown sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Set aside.
In a small bowl, combine buttermilk, egg, melted butter, honey, vanilla, and mashed bananas.
Add the banana mixture to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. The batter will be lumpy.
Heat a griddle or pan to medium low heat. Coat with cooking spray. Drop about a 1/4 cup of batter onto heated skillet. Cook until surface of pancakes have some bubbles and a few have burst, 1 to 2 minutes. Flip carefully with a spatula, and cook until browned on the underside, 1 to 2 minutes more. Continue making pancakes until the batter is gone.
Serve pancakes with sliced bananas, butter, and maple syrup, if desired.
These pancakes freeze well! Reheat in the toaster or microwave!