Banana Bread Protein Pancakes

The comforting flavors of cinnamon spiced banana bread are reinvented for morning in these fruit flapjacks. Strawberries, blueberries and raspberries are given a touch of extra sweetness when glazed in agave nectar to top these hearty pancakes.

This recipe comes to us from Lindsay of Naturally Lindsay.

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Serves 4

For the Banana Bread Protein Pancakes:

  • 2 bananas, mashed
  • 1 1/4 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • or
  • 1 1/4 cups nonfat milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons hemp protein powder*
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch of salt

For the Agave Glazed Fruit Topping:

  • 1/2 cup strawberries, sliced
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup raspberries
  • 3 tablespoons agave nectar

*found in health food stores or the health section of most grocery stores.


To make the Banana Bread Protein Pancakes:

Preheat a griddle or frying pan over medium high heat.

Blend the mashed bananas, milk, vanilla and canola oil together in a small bowl until only a few chunks of banana remain.

Whisk the whole-wheat flour, all purpose flour, protein powder, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt together in a large bowl.

Create a well in the middle of the dry ingredients. Pour the banana milk mixture into that well and stir together. Add a little more milk if you prefer your pancakes thin.

Prepare the preheated griddle or frying pan with a light coating of nonstick cooking spray or oil.

Drop 1/4 cup of batter per pancake onto the griddle. Cook 3-5 minutes on the first side, or until bubbles start to form. Flip and cook 1-2 minutes on the other side, or until the pancake is cooked through.

To make the Agave Glazed Fruit Topping:

Place the sliced strawberries, blueberries and raspberries together in a medium bowl. Toss with the agave nectar until all the fruit is thoroughly coated.

To complete the Banana Bread Protein Pancakes:

Top each pancake stack with a generous portion Agave Glazed Fruit and enjoy.

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Nutrition Information

Banana Bread Protein Pancakes

Servings per Recipe: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories:  267

Calories from Fat:  40

Total Fat:  6.8g

Saturated Fat:  .4g

Cholesterol:  1.5mg

Sodium:  901.3mg

Potassium:  485.2mg

Carbohydrates:  48g

Dietary Fiber:  6.4g

Protein:  9.1g

Sugars:  14.6g

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