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Making pancakes for breakfast has never been easier! These 3 ingredient pancakes take minutes to prep and they come out so wonderfully fluffy! These banana egg pancakes are dairy-free and are easily made gluten-free. The perfect start to the day!
What 3 ingredients do you need for the pancakes?
- Banana: Use a very ripe banana for these pancakes. The riper they are the more sweetness they have and they also contain more nutrients than unripe ones. It’s a great way to use up any bananas you have!
- Egg: The egg helps to bind the ingredients together. To make these vegan, you can use a flax egg or ¼ cup of applesauce.
- Flour: I like to add just a little whole wheat flour, it really adds to the texture. The recipe will work well with other kinds of flour too, including gluten-free.
How do you make banana egg pancakes
- Mash the banana and whisk in the egg and flour.
- Place some of the batter on to a hot griddle. Cook until the edges firm up and then flip and cook the other side.
- Repeat for the remaining batter and serve with your favorite toppings.
Tips for making banana egg pancakes
- Make them gluten-free by using oat flour or almond flour. You can even skip the flour entirely, but I think it gives it a much better texture.
- Use a ripe banana. We’re not adding any sweetener for making these banana egg pancakes, so make sure the banana is ripe to lend sweetness to the recipe and help to mash it well.
- Preheat the griddle before you add the batter. If the griddle isn’t hot, the pancakes will spread. Take care not to have it on too high a heat though, otherwise the outsides will over cook and the middle can still be raw.
- Make them your own! Finish these pancakes with your favorite toppings. I like to serve them coconut yogurt and raspberries, but use whatever you like. Chocolate sauce, strawberries and whipped cream are all good choices!
Frequently asked questions
These pancakes are dairy-free, but they contain egg so they are not vegan. I haven’t tried it, but I suspect you would be able to replace it with a flax egg and get great results.
These 3 ingredient pancakes are best enjoyed as soon as you’ve made them. If you do have leftovers though, they will keep covered in the fridge for about 3 days. You can reheat them for 1-2 minutes in the microwave or in the oven at 350F for 5 minutes until they are heated through.
No, there is no dairy in these pancakes! They still come out wonderfully fluffy and the egg and the banana contain enough moisture that you don’t need additional milk.
These banana egg pancakes are so perfect for those busy mornings. So quick and easy to make and they will keep you feeling full til lunch. With only 3 ingredients, what’s not to love?!
More Easy Pancake Recipes
- Sweet Potato Pancakes
- Flourless Strawberry Pancakes
- Pink Pancakes
- Lemon Ricotta Pancakes
- Oat Flour Pancakes
- Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes
- Chocolate Protein Pancakes
- Blueberry Pancakes
I love how quick and easy it is to make these 3 ingredient banana, egg pancakes! No need to wait for the batter to settle and they take minutes to prep. So perfect for busy mornings!
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3 Ingredient Pancakes
- 1 medium ripe banana
- 1 large egg
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- In a large bowl, mash a banana with a fork until smooth. Place the egg and flour in the bowl and whisk to combine.
- Heat a nonstick griddle over medium-low heat. Spray with coconut oil cooking spray or leave the pan dry.
- Pour ⅓ cup of the batter into the hot griddle. Cook for 3-4 minutes, until the edges firm up and you can slide spatula under the pancake. Flip the pancake and cook for another 1-2 minutes until the pancake is cooked through on the bottom. Repeat for the remaining batter. Recipe yields about 3 pancakes.
- Serve immediately with topped with coconut yogurt and raspberries or any other toppings of choice.
- I tested this recipe with a whole wheat white flour, but it will work with other all purpose flours.
- To make this gluten-free, use an all-purpose gluten-free flour or omit it.
Nutrition information provided is an estimate. It will vary based on cooking method and specific ingredients used.
This is our favorite version of these pancakes. The flour really does help give them a little more fluff or texture. I think it tastes great and is easier to cook. We’re about to make these again this morning! Thank you so much for sharing!
You’re so welcome! I am honored that they made it onto your favorites list!
Could I use bananas that have been frozen for this or would that make the batter too runny?
I have yet to try that with this recipe! I think it could work, but I’d defrost the frozen bananas before using it.
Great way to use over ripe bananas and tasty.
Thank you so much!
Help! Mine keep coming out wet in the middle, what am I doing wrong?
Was it not cooked long enough?
I’m not sure, I followed the instructions.. is it supposed to be wet bc of the banana? Maybe make it thinner in the pan?
It will help to make them thinner! Or, you can also add some more flour to thicken it.
I was in the mood for pancakes (I’m also in my first trimester) so my cravings are already pancakes on Saturday’s , but I wanted something fast and simple so I automatically go to your website and there was the receipt for 3 ingredient pancakes & There tastebuds exploded! so easy to make & satisfying
I’m so glad this hit the spot! Yay!!
I love this recipe so easy to do, very satisfying AND healthy. I just add some vanilla extract and some times will add chocolate chips or blueberries
I love that! Thank you so much!!
I tried them and they was so moist and the banana flavor was so yummy.
I was wondering if I wanted to double the serving how can I adjust it?
Or should I simply redo this twice?
So glad to hear it! If you want to double the recipe, you can double all the ingredients and add the batter all together.
I just finished having this for lunch! .I saw this recipe posted on a Weight Watcher site. Instead of flour I use about 1 1/2 tablespoons of complete pancake and waffle mix. Often I’ll add some chopped nuts and chocolate chips to the batter. This is one of my favorite when I have ripe bananas 🍌
That’s awesome! I like that you use pancake mix instead of flour…that’s a great idea!
They have a slight banana taste to them. You can use another fruit puree though like apples or pumpkin
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