Healthy 4 Ingredient Banana Pancakes Recipe

Banana, egg, a little flour and vanilla extract combine to create fluffy, naturally sweet pancakes!

Rise and shine, baby!!

We’re making 4 INGREDIENT, 10 MINUTE healthy banana pancakes 🥞 that both baby and mom will LOVE!

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These banana pancakes are perfect for fast-paced, back-to-school mornings! We love to serve ours with creamy peanut butter, warmed jam, or good old maple syrup drizzled all over top.

All you need are four ingredients: 1 banana, 1 egg, 2 tbsp. of flour and 1 tsp. of vanilla extract!

Here’s how you’ll make my Healthy 4 Ingredient Banana Pancakes:

  1. Mash the banana and whisk the egg.
  2. Incorporate the flour and vanilla extract.
  3. Heat some butter in your sauté pan and pour in batter into 4″ rounds.
  4. Once bubbles start to form, flip and cook opposite side.
  5. Serve warm with peanut butter, warmed jam or maple syrup!

These 4-ingredient banana pancakes are not only quick and easy to make, but they’re also a delicious and nutritious way to start your day. Enjoy your homemade pancakes with your favorite toppings, and savor every bite!

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4 Ingredient Healthy Banana Pancakes

A quick, delicious and healthy way to start your fast-paced day using just four staple ingredients!
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 4 pancakes


  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tbsp. flour I use gluten free flour
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract


  • In a mixing bowl, peel the ripe banana and place it in the bowl. Use a fork to mash the banana until it's smooth and free of any lumps.
  • Add the egg and vanilla extract. Mix well then add in the flour, mixing again.
  • Add butter or cooking spray to a nonstick pan and heat over medium.
  • Pour in batter creating four pancakes and cook for a few minutes until underside is set. Flip carefully and cook through!
  • Serve warm with peanut butter, warmed jam or maple syrup!
Keyword baby friendly, banana, breakfast, healthy comfort food, pancakes
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