Strawberry Banana Pancakes

by Melissa on April 18, 2011

Springtime to us means a day trip to the strawberry farm. After coming home with a gallon of fresh strawberries, the next thing to do was to start whipping up some recipes using these amazingly delicious berries.

First up, strawberry banana pancakes. This is easily the best pancake I have ever eaten. Maybe I haven’t tried enough pancakes, but these are amazing. I didn’t completely make these from scratch, I used pancake mix instead of going with flour, baking powder, etc. So, that made the pancake process a bit faster.

Ingredients (makes about 12 pancakes):
- pancake mix or all-purpose baking mix
- 1 1/3 cups milk
- 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 egg
- 1 very ripe banana (mashed)
- 1 1/2 cups strawberries (sliced into small pieces)
- Optional: powdered sugar and maple syrup for serving

Let’s cook!
1. Mix the pancake mix, milk, vanilla extract egg and mashed banana in a large mixing bowl until the mixture is smooth and well-blended.
2. Fold the strawberries to the pancake mixture.
3. Heat a lightly greased griddle on medium high heat. For each pancake, pour about 1/4 cup batter onto the griddle.
4. Cook until you see bubbles on the surface of the pancake, then flip the cake using a spatula and cook until golden.
5. Top with powdered sugar and syrup, if desired, serve and enjoy!

I’ve always wanted to do a pour photo! This is my first one, pretty happy with how it turned out.

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1 estherjulee April 18, 2011 at 1:58 pm

great job! looks very yummy. let me know when we can come over :)


2 Melissa Crane April 18, 2011 at 5:36 pm

Come over tomorrow!


3 Paul Crane April 20, 2011 at 11:20 am

Nice photos. And they are good too :) Strawberries and Bananas = good idea


4 Damian May 8, 2012 at 12:59 am

Pancakes came out well, thanks for the recipe.


5 Melissa Crane April 20, 2011 at 11:24 am

I love simple recipes that taste awesome.


6 Mary @ Delightful Bitefuls April 25, 2011 at 1:43 am

These look soooo yummy! Can’t wait to try these out next weekend.

New to your blog; happy I found you!


7 Melissa Crane April 25, 2011 at 1:36 pm

Hi Mary! Glad to have you here. Let me know how the pancakes turn out, hope you love them!


8 Amy May 24, 2011 at 7:50 pm

Um, these look delicious and I want them for breakfast tomorrow! Maybe this is a dumb question, but how much pancake mix should I use??


9 Melissa Crane May 24, 2011 at 8:28 pm

Hi Amy! 2 cups of pancake mix will make about 12 medium sized pancakes, so you can adjust accordingly :)


10 Alexandria @ Fat Burning Furnace February 14, 2012 at 5:25 pm

Lovely pancakes and really good! I have made them several times and have used kiwi in place of the strawberries on an occasion – actually very yummy! My family loves them and I have always liked making pancakes so I like to get a little creative! :)


11 Carol April 21, 2012 at 2:22 pm

yum! i am going to try this with almond milk! I have lots of strawberries and bananas I need to eat up!


12 Melissa April 24, 2012 at 11:51 am

That sounds even more yum with almond milk! I hope it turned out well!


13 vingulf April 27, 2012 at 1:28 pm

looks yummy! I will try this with Nutella :)


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