Gluten Free Banana Pancakes

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My Gluten Free Banana Pancakes are a healthy twist on traditional 🥞 pancakes. Made with simple ingredients and quick to whip up, they’re perfect for a satisfying ☀️ breakfast any day of the week. Their cute size is perfect for little ones and with clean ingredients, you won’t feel guilty making these easy oat flour banana pancakes for your family every day!

Why You’ll Love Gluten Free Banana Pancakes

You’ll fall in love with these Gluten Free Banana Pancakes for their simplicity and delicious flavor. Using pantry staples like oat flour and 🍌 bananas, they’re both comforting and nutritious. Plus, you can easily make them your own with your favorite toppings or by trying different flour options. With their golden, fluffy texture, these pancakes are guaranteed to brighten your mornings and leave you feeling satisfied.

How to Prepare Gluten Free Banana Pancakes

🥣 Mix dry ingredients in a bowl, using rolled oats if you don’t have oat flour. Alternatively, you can make your own oat flour in the blender using rolled oats.

💦 Add wet ingredients to the bowl and stir again.

🍌 Slice the banana(s) into desired size and then coat the banana pieces with pancake batter

🔥 Then cook the pancakes on medium heat in a greased pan until golden on each side.

🍁 Serve with maple syrup or your favorite toppings. Enjoy!

Nonna’s Tip 🍌

The batter coated a little more than 2 medium-sized bananas for me. Feel free to leave out the bananas altogether and make plain pancakes!

Gluten Free Banana Pancakes

Variations and Substitutions for Gluten Free Banana Pancakes

Feel free to experiment and have fun! Remember though, if you are changing primary ingredients (like flour, etc.) you will have to experiment and adjust quantities as needed.

  1. Instead of oat flour, you can try using whole wheat flour, almond flour, or 🥥 coconut flour. However, you will have to experiment and adjust the quantities.
  2. Add spices like cinnamon or nutmeg to enhance the flavor of the pancakes.
  3. For dairy-free pancakes, you can try using a dairy-free yogurt or other alternative. This may change the consistency of your batter and you may need less or more of this ingredient.
  4. If you’re vegan or allergic to 🥚 eggs, you can try a flaxseed or chia seed egg as a substitute. To make one, mix 1 tablespoon of ground flaxseed or chia seeds with 3 tablespoons of water and let it sit for a few minutes until it thickens. I have not tried this, so if you do, let me know!
  5. If you’re not a fan of bananas or don’t have any on hand, you can leave them out altogether and just make 🥞 plain pancakes!

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Best Served With

  • Your other breakfast favorites such as my High Protein Breakfast Casserole
  • Coffee or tea 🫖
  • Fresh-cut fruit such as 🍓 berries, melon, or citrus
  • Fresh whipped cream or 🍁 maple syrup

Common Questions

WHAT CAN I USE IF I DON’T HAVE OAT FLOUR?

You can certainly use quick cooking rolled oats but the texture won’t be the same. Alternatively, you can blend oats to make oat flour!

HOW CAN I CHECK IF MY BAKING POWDER IS STILL GOOD?

You can test if your baking powder has expired by adding ½ teaspoon baking powder to ¼ cup hot water. If the water bubbles up, it’s not expired; if it does not bubble, it’s expired and should be tossed. When using baking powder, always check the expiration date. Expired baking powder will not help your recipe rise in the oven, and you’ll have a sad, deflated Gluten Free Banana Pancake.

Can I add additional ingredients to the pancake batter?

Yes, you can add ingredients like chocolate chips, nuts, fruits, or spices to customize the flavor and texture of the pancakes.

Can I make the pancake batter ahead of time?

Yes, you can certainly prepare the Gluten Free Banana Pancake batter ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. Just give it a quick stir before using it to cook the pancakes.

What type of salt do you use?

I use Redmond Real Salt, please note that depending on the salt you use, your dish may be less or more salty. Salt is to taste so please always taste and adjust as you cook.

Gluten Free Banana Pancakes

Gluten Free Banana Pancakes

My Gluten Free Banana Pancakes are a healthy twist on traditional pancakes. Made with simple ingredients and quick to whip up, they're perfect for a satisfying breakfast any day of the week.
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Course: Breakfast
Servings: 1
Author: The Modern Nonna
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients 

  • ½ cup oat flour
  • teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • cup plain yogurt
  • ¼ cup egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 bananas, optional

Instructions 

  • Mix in the dry ingredients and if you don’t have oat flour, you can easily add rolled oats to your blender and blend which is what I usually do.
  • Add in your wet ingredients, and stir everything together.
  • Cut the banana into 1 inch pieces or as big as you like, coat them with the pancake batter and cook on medium heat once your pan is heated.
  • Be sure to spray it down or butter your pan and cook until golden on each side. Serve with maple syrup and enjoy.

Nutrition

Calories: 441kcal, Carbohydrates: 72g, Protein: 20g, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g, Monounsaturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 11mg, Sodium: 1201mg, Potassium: 877mg, Fiber: 7g, Sugar: 20g, Vitamin A: 156IU, Vitamin C: 11mg, Calcium: 260mg, Iron: 3mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Breakfast
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