Banana Pancake – Dairy and Oil Free

Banana and Oats Pancake Dairy and Oil Free

If a recipe has lots of ingredients and it will take me long time I just never get to do it. Don’t get me wrong, I would love to cook all day, but there are other things to do also, and there is o much time for cooking.

My kids always asked me for pancakes and I always told them I did not know how to make them. The thought of flipping a pancake made me really nervous. I have never done it in my life.

But once I succumbed to their request. They told me I Could get the pancake mix ready and all I had to do was add water or milk (I cannot really remember any longer). So I did so, and the result was a disaster. I cannot remember at what stage I gave up. It was probably when I was cooking them.

The rest of the mix went to the dustbin, or not even sure how I got rid of it.

But then I got into eating a  plant-based diet. I heard about banana pancakes and that it was so easy to make with a blender.

So I took all the courage I needed and I ventured to do them. It was a challenge. I did not have a pancake maker. I came across a small pan which was on special and I decided I will use that.

My kids had a good laugh when I was trying to flip the pancakes. The pancakes were falling on the edge of the pan. After a couple of I got one right. Hurray!!!!

And my son absolutely loved them. He devoured them as I was making them.

My daughter, she would like them once and then not until today, when I made them again. Well, I have something to confess. My children had not given up the butter yet. So I make all these healthy pancakes and then they add vegan butter on it.

My daughter loved the pancake with vegan butter and strawberry jam.

I still have to try again the sunflower butter. I tried it once, but I gave up. I will try again, so my kids can replace that butter.

Anyway, today all pancakes were eaten between my son and my daughter.

When I did the pancakes for the first time , I Searched the internet and I found this recipe.

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Banana and Oats Pancake – Oil and Dairy Free

The recipe is simple. This is how I made it today.

  • 1 ¼ cup old fashioned oats
  • ½ cup  atta flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 ½ cups almond milk (I had some left over I needed to finish, but you can use any non-dairy milk)
  • 2 medium frozen bananas

Banana Pancakes - Blender

Then I put the pan on the hot plate. Let it become hot. To test if it was ready, I pour a tiny bit of water in the pan.

When it fizzles then it means is ready.

I then measure a 1/4 cup of the pancake batter  and got it ready to cook. I wished I had taken photos of when I was cooking it.

When the pancake starts bubbling, it means that is ready to flip. Next time I should make a video of this.

My first flip today was not successful. Part of the batter went somewhere else.

But in general, my pancakes came out nicely. As you can see I am not an expert making pancakes, in shapes. I am not an expert taking photos either.  I got about 8 pancakes. They come out quite fluffy.

But here is the result. And my kids enjoyed it. Ah, and the cleaning up is so easy. No oil or eggs to clean.

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This is the first recipe I am posting on my site.

If you try them, let me know what you thought of them. My daughter had them for lunch and supper

 

 

2 thoughts on “Banana Pancake – Dairy and Oil Free

  • September 23, 2016 at 9:27 pm
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    I also make oatmeal and banana pancakes a lot. Mine include oats, banana, and eggs. The kids love them. I understand though that you are on a plant based diet so I’m not sure how you’d substitute the eggs.

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    • October 18, 2016 at 10:32 pm
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      Hi Zim, sorry it took long to reply. I do not put anything in place of egg for the pancakes.
      When doing cakes I do substitute eggs with apple sauce or linseeds. I have not done pancaes in a while. Kids got tired of them.

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