Paleo Banana Pancakes

Updated: Aug 20


There is nothing that compares to the joy of having pancakes or waffles on the weekend, and using a mix just makes it SO easy! The Birch Benders Paleo Pancakes & Waffle Mix is one that we've used and loved for years, but fancying it up a bit with ripe bananas makes it even more delicious.


I've found that when I add any kind of fruit to their mix, I typically will halve the amount of water it calls for to get a thicker, fluffier pancake in the end. And with the addition of cinnamon and nutmeg, a Sunday morning really doesn't get more delicious than this!


The below recipe technically yields 6-7, 4" pancakes, but I find that it makes a few more with the addition of fruit. Double or adjust accordingly depending on how many people you're feeding, or how big you like your pancakes!

Yields about 6-7 4" pancakes (see note above on quantity)

3/4 C. Birch Benders paleo pancake/waffle mix

1 1/2 ripe bananas, mashed

1/3 C. water

1 Tbs ground cinnamon

2 tsp ground nutmeg

2 pinches sea salt

Butter to taste (for cooking + topping), optional

Maple syrup (for topping), optional. We love the one from Trader Joe's or Two Pigs Farm


Gently mix all ingredients together. Let rest for a minute or two to thicken. While batter is resting, grease a skillet with butter (or coconut oil) and turn heat up over medium heat. When pan is hot (can spot test with a drop of batter - you want to hear a slight sizzle), add pancake batter. Let cook for a few minutes per slide, flipping once. Serve when golden brown, topped with butter and maple syrup. Enjoy!


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