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Banana Pancake for One Recipe

Banana Pancake for One Recipe

Get a delicious start to the day with tender and hearty pancakes from Carmen Bolar. The Bronx, New York cook experiments with different extracts-try coconut or almond in place of the vanilla.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:1 servings


  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 medium ripe banana, mashed
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Maple syrup or spreadable fruit, optional


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine flour and baking powder. Combine the banana, egg, and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • 2. Pour batter onto a hot griddle coated with cooking spray; turn when bubbles form on top. Cook until the second side is golden brown. Serve with syrup or spreadable fruit if desired. Yield: 1 pancake.

Nutritional Facts

1 pancake (calculated without syrup or spreadable fruit) equals 323 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 212 mg cholesterol, 272 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 12 g protein.