Protein pancakes are super easy to make and healthy. I am hoping that you will like it too. This simple recipe for banana oats protein pancakes takes minutes to prepare and is a great way to kick-start your day.
There are many oats recipes that I love but this banana oats protein pancake is my favorite. Banana oats protein pancakes contain no refined sugar, just oats, eggs, and bananas.
To make banana oats protein pancakes, blend all the ingredients until smooth. Heat a pan and pour the batter into it in small circular shapes.
Cook for 2 minutes, flip it, and then transfer to a plate. Serve with peanut butter or chocolate syrup.
Don’t want to add banana to your pancakes? Worry not! Here is a list of banana substitutes for you. Come let’s see the detailed banana oats protein pancakes recipe.
Also, there are a variety of breakfast recipes that you can try as well. Do check them as well.
1. Moroccan Honeycomb Pancake– Moroccan honeycomb pancakes are spongey and bubbly pancakes containing semolina. They are light and really delicious. They are also really easy to make and don’t take much time to get ready.
2. Amish Sugar Cookies– Amish sugar cookies are made from simple ingredients and will just melt in your mouth. It is also an easy recipe to make and doesn’t take much time.
3. Crepes– Crepes are French-style pancakes that are delicate and are without leaven. They are really thin and spongey. They are served mostly at weddings, brunch, dinner, or as dessert.
4. Swedish Pancakes– The difference between Swedish pancakes and regular pancakes is that Swedish pancakes use more eggs and milk in their batter. They also don’t have baking powder and thus, don’t rise as your regular ones.
What Equipment Will You Need To Make Banana Oats Protein Pancakes?
- Blender – In a blender, blend oats, egg yolk, banana, egg whites, baking powder, protein powder, cinnamon powder, flax meal, and salt until smooth.
- Non-Stick Pan – Cook the pancakes in a pan for three minutes until golden brown.
- Spatula – Cook both the sides of the pancakes by flipping it with a spatula.
How Much Time Will You Need To Make Banana Oats Protein Pancakes?
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What Ingredients Will You Need To Make Banana Oats Protein Pancakes?
- Egg Yolk – Pancakes rely on egg yolk to provide the additional structure necessary to hold the bubbles and allow the pancake to rise.
- Egg Whites – Egg whites will help the batter rise and it helps bind the pancake batter together, making the pancakes crispy.
- Banana – You’ll need one banana for the pancakes. The bananas will help hold the other ingredients together and add mellow, fruity flavor.
- Oats – Rolled oats will lend a milder flavor and a softer texture to the recipe.
- Protein Powder – Substitute flour with protein powder for a crumbly texture of the pancakes.
- Baking Powder – Baking powder is responsible for the bubbles in the batter, making the cakes light and fluffy.
- Cinnamon – Cinnamon will add a slight citrusy note with spicy taste and sweet taste to the pancakes.
- Salt – A pinch of salt will enhance the overall flavor without making your pancakes taste salty.
- Flax Meal – Flax meal will lend a mild nutty flavor that complements to the pancakes.
Steps To Make Banana Oats Protein Pancakes
1. Blend Them
Take a blender and add oats, egg yolk, egg whites, sliced banana, baking powder, protein powder, cinnamon powder, flax meal, and salt. Blend the ingredients until smooth.
Take a non-stick pan and heat oil. Once heated, pour the batter into it in small circular shapes.
2. Brown The Pancakes
You can also sprinkle chocolate chips over the pancake. Cook the pancakes until you notice little bubbles form on the surface and once they start popping, flip the pancake over.
They are ready when the underside is a light golden brown. Serve your pancakes with chocolate syrup or peanut butter.
How Will Banana Oats Protein Pancakes Look And Taste Like?
Banana oats protein pancakes are super soft and fluffy, making the perfect breakfast. We have used ripe bananas for these super yummy pancakes. Very ripe bananas are very sweet and add moisture to pancakes—as well as delicious flavor.
These healthy pancakes have a soft texture that is easy for even little kids to chew and they’re satisfying for adults too.
Banana Oats Protein Pancakes Recipe
- 1 Egg Yolk
- 1 Egg Whites
- 1 Banana
- 1 cup Oats
- 1-2 tablespoon Protein Powder
- 4 teaspoon Baking Powder
- 2 teaspoon Cinnamon
- 2 tablespoon Flax Meal
- 1 teaspoon Salt
- In a blender, add oats, eggs, banana, egg whites, baking powder, protein powder, cinnamon powder, flax meal, and salt. Blend them until smooth.
- Heat a non-stick pan and pour the batter into it in small circular shapes.
- You can also sprinkle chocolate chips over the pancake.
- Flip the pancake after two or three minutes.
- Your banana oat protein pancakes are ready. You can serve them with chocolate syrup or peanut butter.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Can I make these banana oats protein pancakes gluten-free?
You can totally use buckwheat flour or a cup-for-cup gluten-free flour blend instead of the whole wheat flour to make these gluten-free.
Can I make these banana pancakes without eggs so they’re vegan?
If you need to make these pancakes egg-free, you can omit the eggs. Then, add 1 tablespoon chia seeds or ground flaxseeds and ¼ cup additional milk. Let it sit for 5 minutes before you start making the pancakes. Spread them very thin to ensure that they cook all the way through.
How to store these pancakes?
To store leftovers, let pancakes cool and store for up to 3 days in an airtight container. Or up to 3 months in a zip top freezer bag with as much air removed as possible.
Why are my banana oat pancakes mushy?
The number one reason banana oatmeal pancakes come out mushy is that they are undercooked. You want to make sure bubbles form on the top side of the batter before you flip them over to cook the other side.
These banana oats protein pancakes include whole grains from rolled oats, banana with its potassium and fiber, eggs with protein and fats that kids need for proper development, and whole grain flour.
I’d love to hear what you think of this recipe if you try it, so please chime in below in the comments!