Banana Oat Pancakes

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This past year there has been a trend of low ingredient recipes on Pinterest. 2 ingredient this and 3 ingredient that. One of these recipes that I noticed was a 2 ingredient pancake. All you needed to make these pancakes was eggs and banana! As I was following weight watchers when I discovered this recipe I tried it straight away. It was a massive fail LOL. I’m sure this recipe has worked for some but I tried more than once and I could never get it to work. I started trying different ways and quantities and adding oats. After a lot of experimentation I finally cracked it and the result is these Banana Oat Pancakes. I decided they would be perfect to share with you as my second recipe for #RecipeMakeover.

banana oat pancakes

Like I said I started adding oats as I had heard people suggesting this but using full oats wouldn’t have the proper texture of pancakes in my opinion. So I used ground oats, you can get these in most supermarkets as Ready Brek and most shops do their own brand usually called instant porridge or smooth porridge. Just check the ingredients to make sure oats are the only thing in there!

banana oat pancakes

Also the temperature of the pan was a big issue. You need to cook them on a low heat as if you have the heat too high the bottom will be burnt before the batter is cooked enough to flip over, resulting in a big banana and oat mess!

banana oat pancake

These are really yummy when you get them right. You need your banana to be very ripe as that is what sweetens it so you’re not adding any sugar making them a guilt free treat! You can top these with so many things but my favourite is fruit, Greek yoghurt (0% fat if you want to be extra good!) and a drizzle of honey.

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When I’m craving a treat and I’m trying to be good these are my favourite things to make. Let me know how yours turn out in the comments below or on social media! You can find me on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter. Make sure you take a look at all the other recipes from #RecipeMakeover and have a go at the giveaway that is running alongside #RecipeMakeover this week. Today is your last day to have a go!

Lianne x

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Banana Oat Pancakes
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  1. In a small blender add all your ingredients and blitz until it is a smooth batter.
  2. Heat a non stick pan to a low heat. You can spray your pan with a little oil if you need too.
  3. Add 1-2 spoons of batter to your pan and slightly spread it out using the back of your spoon. Leave it to cook for a couple of minutes. When it is ready to turn you will see bubbles start to form on the surface the same as with regular pancakes. Flip the pancake over and cook for another minute then remove the pancake from the pan and place on a plate.
  4. If your pan is big enough you can cook a few at once. Keep going until all your batter is used up. Serve your pancakes in a stack and top with whatever you fancy. Yoghurt, fruit and honey is a great healthy option!
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  1. Jess says:

    I am definitely pinning this for later! I recently tried a similar recipe and I had no idea how wonderful and tasty the pancakes would be! I love the addition of oats!

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