Start the day off on a sweet note with these Easy Banana Cinnamon Pancakes topped with honey. Make them on the weekend and enjoy them again during the week!
Weekends were made for pancakes, or maybe pancakes were made for weekends. Anyway, my kids love pancakes, but I only have time to make them on the weekends. We don't have them that often, but when we do, I like to make extras so that I can re-heat them for breakfast during the week.
And instead of making a few large ones, I think it works better to make a bunch of smaller pancakes, instead. For one thing, they're easier for the kids to eat. And, they're not as filling as bigger ones, so you can have a little stack and not feel completely stuffed!
Fall is all about pumpkin pancakes, and in the summer, we top them will loads of fresh fruit. But banana pancakes are perfect anytime!
These are so easy to make, and since we always have bananas on the counter, I can whip up a batch for breakfast whenever we feel like it.
I use our favorite recipe for pancakes and add a couple of ripe mashed bananas. Then, for a little extra flavor, I also add a heaping tablespoon of ground cinnamon. I'm slightly obsessed with this spice, and I try to sneak in a pinch to any recipe I can.
The Hubs doesn't share my enthusiasm for cinnamon. In fact, the other day, he even asked me why I add it to almost everything. But hey, I think it's right up there with chocolate and bacon!
How to Make Easy Banana Cinnamon Pancakes
Easy Banana Cinnamon Pancakes
- 1 egg
- 2 tablespoons melted butter
- 1 cup all purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 3 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 cup milk
- 2 medium ripe mashed bananas
- ½ teaspoon sea salt
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- Sliced bananas for garnish
- Honey for topping
- In a large mixing bowl, add the egg, and beat slightly
- Add the remaining ingredients, except sliced bananas and honey, and mix until combined
- Lightly grease a griddle with butter, and heat on medium high heat until griddle is hot
- Drop small cirlces of batter onto the griddle, and heat on one side until bubbles form and start to stay open and edges look firm
- Flip pancakes over and finish cooking
- Cover, and keep warm until batter is gone
- Serve with sliced bananas and drizzle with honey
Nutrition information is estimated. Please do your own calculation to fit special diets.
I like to serve these easy banana cinnamon pancakes with extra banana slices and a drizzle of honey on the top. You get sweetness from the bananas and honey, and you get a taste of spice from the cinnamon -- yum! It doesn't get much better than this.
I store the leftover pancakes in the fridge and pop them in the microwave so that the kids can enjoy them before school during the week. It's a sweet way to start the day!
Found this looking for a way to use up old bananas! What a hit with the kids! great for brunch!
Jennifer Henderson says
Just made these with my 2 year old. She says “Thank you for making me pancakes mummy - I’m hobbling them allll up!”
How cute! So glad you liked the pancakes!
I tried them this morning they taste delicious, and they contain very little amount of carb in them so they’re quite healthy. But try to make them thin so they can cook thoroughly!!! And I used maple syrup instead of honey it was really good! Definitely will be doing them again!
So glad you liked the pancakes! Thanks!
Rachel Denison says
These are divine! 5 stars from me and my boys!!!
Thanks so much! So glad your family enjoyed them! 🙂
Made them for the first time this morning. Doubled the recipe. I added an extra egg. Whipped them for three minutes. Then added the rest. I just mashed 3 bananas and mixed into batter. Let batter set for a few minutes. They were light and delicious 🙂 Thanks so much for your fantastic recipe.
Thanks, Monica. This is one of our favorites. I'm so glad you liked it! 🙂
Charlotte Burkholder says
I agree with you cinnamon should be added to lot's of stuff! Love to have you come share this at Family Joy blog linkup. Live today-Wednesday. Leave a comment to increase your chance of a feature!
Thanks, Charlotte. I'll have to check it out!
Meg @ With Salt and Wit says
I am thinking breakfast for dinner now!
Anna @ Crunchy Creamy Sweet says
We make pancakes every Sunday. I need to try these next weekend! They look so fluffy and delicious!
Joanie @ ZagLeft says
I love adding bananas to pancakes. These are definitely the perfect breakfast!
katerina @ diethood.com says
Oh my, I can't wait to try these!! They look so good!!
Thanks, Katerina. We just love them!
Patricia @ Grab a Plate says
These are so thick and fluffy! My mom used to make banana pancakes when I was young, and these are a wonderful reminder of those times - yum!
These look so good! Thanks so much for stopping by!
Becky Hardin | The Cookie Rookie says
I need to make these!!! I love banana pancakes!!!
Lori @ RecipeGirl says
This is my family's absolute favorite thing to have for breakfast- yum!
Thanks, Lori. It's my family's too! 🙂