Cinnamon, Almond, and Banana Pancakes

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I had seen quite a few recipes for pancakes that only used an egg, and mashed banana. Occasionally a teaspoon of vanilla extract but nothing beyond that. And I was quite intrigued.

Could this possibly come close to pancakes made from scratch or our go-to choice of Bisquick? I had to find out for myself with this easy cinnamon, almond and banana pancake recipe.

Here's my take on flour free pancakes. With banana, cinnamon, and almond.

I am an almond lover (the type that has eaten Marzipan on it’s own) so I wanted to see if that would taste okay in this mix and then I saw the cinnamon in the cabinet and thought- why not. Thus, cinnamon, banana, and almond pancakes were born. Or at least in my kitchen.

banana almond cinnamon pancakes

Ingredients for Cinnamon, Banana, and Almond pancakes

And that, right there, are all of the ingredients.

That’s it.  Only four ingredients though technically five if you count both eggs. But that’s it.

So how could this possibly come together and make a delectable pancake? I was about to find out.

flour free banana cinnamon almond pancakes

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I honestly could not get these in my mouth fast enough.

Yield: 4

Cinnamon, Almond, and Banana Pancakes

Cinnamon, Almond, and Banana Pancakes

Easy, peasy four ingredient, flour-free pancakes

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • Two large eggs
  • One mashed banana
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • Optional:
  • small handful of sliced almonds

Instructions

  1. In a small mixing bowl, mix all ingredients together until well combined. Optionally add in the sliced almonds for texture.
  2. Heat a frying pan or griddle to medium-high heat and spray with cooking spray or use butter to grease
  3. Pour by spoonful onto the heated pan and cook for five minutes on each side. Or watch for golden brown edges. A flat spatula will work wonders when getting this pancake evenly off the pan

It reminded me of French toast but in more consumable form. Not that French toast isn’t easily devoured, but this? Delicious. What I also liked about this was that, in time, Squeaker can help me make them. She loves pancakes just as much as I do, so I’m sure this will be a fun cooking project in the future.

Benefits of Getting Kids Actively Involved in the Kitchen

One of the best things about this? This recipe is kid-friendly. Yes, you will want to watch as they’re near a stove but they can do most of the prep work on their own. Getting kids in the kitchen is an awesome way to teach:

  • Math
  • Science
  • Fine motor skills
  • Hand-eye coordination

You’re utilizing almost of their senses when they cook. And cooking? Honestly it’s one of the most useful skills to teach to your children.

Can flour free pancakes really taste that good? Oh yes they can. I absolutely loved these cinnamon, almond, and banana pancakes.

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Kori

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Kori is a late diagnosed neurodivergent mom. She is currently located in Albany, NY where she is raising a neurodiverse family. Her older daughter is non-speaking autistic (and also has ADHD and Anxiety) and her youngest daughter is HSP/Gifted. A blogger, podcaster, writer, and coach; Kori shares neurodivergent life in a neurotypical world while helping others to do the same. As an empath, HSP, and highly intuitive individual, Kori brings her own life experiences as an autistic woman combined with her adventures in momming to bring you the day-to-day of her life at home. Kori is on a mission to empower moms of autistic children to make informed parenting decisions with confidence and conviction.

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Joyce
Joyce
4 years ago

Tried this recipe and soooo good! Thank you for sharing it.