Banana pancakes with maple syrup

Description

Serve with maple syrup from Vermont. Pancakes and maple syup are a match made in heaven.

Ingredients

2 c flour (all purpose)
1⁄4 T baking powder
1⁄2 t nutmeg (ground)
1⁄2 t cinnamon (ground)
1⁄2 t salt
1⁄4 c sugar
2 banana (ripe, small, cut into pieces)
1 1⁄4 c milk
2 egg (large, beaten)
1⁄3 c butter (melted, plus some more for cooking pancakes)
  maple syrup (to serve)

Instructions

  1. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. Mix in nutmeg, cinnamon, and sugar.
  2. Blend bananas until smooth. Add milk, eggs and vanilla extract to the bananas and blend again until well mixed.
  3. Pour the liquid into the flour. Mixr until and moistened, and then stir in the melted butter.
  4. Brush some melted butter on a skillet. Heat on medium until hot, about 2-3 minutes.
  5. Place 1 heaping tablespoon of pancake batter onto the griddle and let it spread. Cook for about 2 minutes, or until the surface is bubbly.
  6. Flip the pancake over and cook for 1/2 minutes on the other side; it should be light brow.
  7. Repeat with the rest of the batter.
  8. To serve, place two or three pancakes on a plate and drizzle with maple syrup.

Notes

Would you like banana strawberry pancakes? Fold 1 cup sliced strawberries into the pancake bater before cooking. More ideas? Fold in 1 cup of one of theese: Peeled and sliced apricots or peaches, kiwi, chopped raspeberries or blackberries, or whole blueberries. For a lighter cooking, substitute melted butter with same amount canola oil and spray the griddle with vegetable oil instead of brushing melted butter.

Yield
16 pancakes
Preparation time
20
Cooking time
15
Total time
35 minutes

pancakes with maple syrup