Pancakes on plate with yogurt and fruit with cutlery and pot of yogurt

Banana oat pancakes

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(13 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Makes 8

Make our healthier pancakes using rolled oats and banana for natural sweetness. Serve with a dollop of creamy yogurt and fresh fruit

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal89
  • fat3g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs12g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre1g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.4g
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Ingredients

  • 125ml oat milk
  • 2 eggs, separated
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • 1 small banana
    Banana

    Banana

    bah-nah-nah

    Probably the best known, most popular tropical fruit, their name probably derives from the…

  • 100g rolled oats
  • 2 tsp baking powder
    Baking powder

    Baking powder

    bay-king pow-dah

    Baking powder is a raising agent that is commonly used in cake-making. It is made from an alkali…

  • few drops vanilla extract
  • oil spray
  • low fat yogurt and fruit to top
    yogurt

    Yogurt

    yog-ert

    Yogurt is made by adding a number of types of harmless bacteria to milk, causing it to ferment.…

Method

  1. Put the oat milk, egg yolks, banana, oats, baking powder and vanilla in a blender and process to as smooth a mixture as you can get. Whisk the eggs whites until they hold stiff peaks. Whisk 1-2 tbsp of the whites into the batter, then fold in the rest.

  2. Heat a non-stick pan over a medium heat and spray with a whisper of oil, pour about 2 tbsp of batter into the pan and cook for 1-2 mins, until the base sets and bubbles appear all over the top. Flip and cook the other side for a minute. Repeat in batches, making sure the top looks dryish before attempting the flip, or the centre will collapse.

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annikins_lou_skilly
14th Apr, 2019
3.05
Wish I’d done what I’ve done before which is grind the oats into a powder first, and then add everything else. Found I mixed for 5 mins and the oats kept evading the blades as it was too liquidy. Made similar without milk before and I think the texture is easier to make drop style pancakes, found these harder to set and flip. Tasted alright though!
Eliza4
15th Mar, 2018
5.05
Love american pancakes and been looking to try one of these 'healthier' recipes for a while but the look of them and fancy ingredient lists always put me off. These, however, were delicious and used ingredients I already had in. They took a little more effort to prepare but have to say they were definately worth it, creamy and naturally sweet and excellent served with yogurt and fresh fruit.
jessica95
11th Mar, 2018
5.05
These are really delicious and easy to make. They are very healthy and light, and you wouldn't know they were made with just oats. This will be my regular pancake recipe from now on. My kids loved them!
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Rachel Jackson
27th Jan, 2019
I have made these before, and the mix goes a long way! Has anybody tried freezing them? If so, do they defrost and reheat ok? I found that I had to eat them all rather than throw them away!
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goodfoodteam
28th Jan, 2019
Thanks for your question. These are better fresh but you can freeze leftovers. We'd suggest putting them between pieces of baking parchment to stop them sticking. Defrost and reheat in a warm oven or the microwave.
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