Banana Pancakes with Apple Topping
Fluffy banana pancakes topped with a cinnamon apple topping… perfect for Saturday morning breakfast or for dinner!
We have breakfast for dinner every now and then, the kids think its super fun and it makes for a cheap meal. I like to try and be somewhat healthy so I usually opt for pancakes. I love pancakes, they are so versatile. One of my kids likes theirs plain, the rest like anything and everything in them, so have fun and experiment. Chocolate chips, applesauce and cinnamon, the classic blueberry and in this instance bananas!
If you have a pancake batter recipe that you love, stick with that. If you adore store bought pancake mix that’s fine too, in both cases just mash up two bananas and add it to the mix. If you’re looking for a good pancake recipe, you’ll want to give this one a try.
I don’t like to feel stressed in the kitchen, if I can do any kind of prep work to keep things running smoothly, I will. I like to cook the pancakes first and then keep them warm in the oven, at 170 degrees, and then I can move on to the apple topping.
My mother always used to say that carrot cake was a health food because it has carrots in it, so here you go, a perfectly healthy dinner containing bananas and apples. Say whatever you need to so you don’t feel guilty having seconds. ;)
Banana Pancakes with Apple Topping!
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- 2 bananas , mashed
- 1 cup flour
- 1 tablespoons sugar (granulated or brown)
- 2 ½ teaspoons salt
- 1 egg
- 1 cup milk
- 2 tablespoons cooking oil
- 3 apples
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- ¼ cup water
Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl. In another bowl, combine wet ingredients and add to the flour mixture. Stir just until combined and add the mashed bananas.
Cook over a greased hot griddle, using about ¼ cup of batter per pancake for a couple of minutes on each side until bubbles start to appear and the edges start to look somewhat dry.
Peel and thinly slice the apples and combine them in a bowl with the sugar, cinnamon and water. Cook in a skillet for 10 minutes and spoon on top of pancakes.
(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)