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Simple Banana Pancakes Recipe

These simple banana pancakes are tasty, fluffy and the banana flavor makes it so yummy! These pancakes make a good breakfast or brunch.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana pancakes, banana pancakes recipe, easy banana pancakes, pancakes, simple banana pancakes
Servings: 5
Author: Bunmi


  • Frying pan


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 banana
  • 2 tsp oil or melted butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Vanilla extract optional
  • Ground Cinnamon optional


  • Mash the bananas in a bowl using a fork.
  • In another mixing bowl, combine all the dry ingredients: flour, baking [powser, sugar, salt.
  • Break the egg in another bowl and whisk by hand.
  • Add the milk, oil and the mashed bananas to the egg.
  • Add the liquid mixture into the dry ingredients and whisk. It is okay to be lumpy. Do not overmix the batter
  • Turn on the griddle or put a skillet on medium heat and brush with oil or melted butter.
  • Pour about ½ cup of the batter onto the griddle or skillet.
  • Cook for about 2-3 minutes or until you see tiny bubbles, flip and cook the other side until brown.
  • Repeat until the batter finishes.
  • Serve and enjoy with toppings of your choice.


  • Do not overmix your batter. It is okay for your batter to be lumpy after mixing.
  • Brush oil or melted butter on your griddle or frying pan before putting the batter.
  • Once the tiny bubbles appear, the pancakes are ready to be flipped.
  • I like to mix my pancake batter by hand to avoid overmixing.
  • You can use overripe bananas.