The search for the perfect Paleo pancake continues! Carrot cake pancakes are one way to do it, but what if you’re not into a lot of almond flour? Well, here’s a Sunday brunch recipe that doesn’t rely on any kind of flour at all – in fact, it’s completely nut-free, so even if you’re avoiding nuts for some reason, you can still enjoy.
The recipe calls for vanilla extract and cinnamon, but you could add whatever spices you like – bananas make a tasty delivery vehicle for just about anything. The instructions also give amounts for one person, but it’s easy to modify for a group; just use the ratio of 2 eggs:1.5 bananas. For example, for four people, you’d use 8 eggs and 6 bananas.
You’ll get best results with this recipe if you use ripe bananas: go for the ones that already have brown spots. And with just eggs as a binder, you’ll also find it easier to make smaller pancakes: big ones have a tendency to break apart when they’re flipped. Pile up a big stack of pancakes on your plate, top it all off with some berries and maple syrup (or honey, if you like), and enjoy!
Flourless Banana Pancakes RecipeAdd to Meal Plan
- 1 ½ large ripe bananas;
- 2 eggs;
- ½ tsp. vanilla extract;
- ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon;
- 1/8 tsp. baking powder;
- Maple syrup; (optional)
- Fresh fruits; (optional)
- Crack the eggs in a bowl and whisk them.
- In another bowl, lightly mash the bananas with a potato masher or a fork.
- Add the egg, the baking powder, the vanilla, and the cinnamon to the mashed bananas and stir to combine.
- Pour about 2 tablespoons of the batter at a time onto a skillet placed over a medium-low heat and cook until the bottom appears set (1 to 2 minutes). Flip with a spatula and cook another minute.
- Serve immediately, topped with fresh fruit and maple syrup (if you like).