Banana Pancake for One

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


1 pancake

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
Get a delicious start to the day with these tender and hearty Banana Pancakes for One. I like to experiment with different extracts, like coconut or almond, in place of the vanilla. —Carmen Bolar, The Bronx, New York
Banana Pancake for One Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 medium ripe banana, mashed
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Optional: Maple syrup and banana slices


  1. In a small bowl, combine flour and baking powder. In another bowl, combine mashed 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 and pancake is golden brown on 1 side. Cook until the second side is golden brown. If desired, serve with syrup and banana slices.

Banana Pancakes for One Tips

How do you store banana pancakes?

We recommend storing banana pancakes for up to two to three days in an airtight container in the fridge. You could also freeze pancakes if you’d like to enjoy them for longer.

What kinds of toppings can you put on banana pancakes?

The best thing about banana pancakes? You can put all kinds of toppings on top! We recommend maple syrup, slices of banana, blueberries and butter. (Psst! If you have extra bananas left over, try using them up in these ripe banana recipes.)

What variations can you make to this Banana Pancakes for One recipe?

Try switching up different extracts to give additional flavor to this banana pancake recipe. Think coconut and almond, like Carmen suggests. If you have a breakfast buddy, try making these Pancakes for Two. Or gain inspiration from more of our other pancake recipes.

Christina Herbst, Taste of Home Assistant Digital Editor

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 325 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 186mg cholesterol, 313mg sodium, 57g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 4g fiber), 12g protein.