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Banana Pancakes with Berries

Field editor Katie Sloan from Charlotte, North Carolina writes, "With strawberries, banana and a good buttermilk batter, this is my all-time favorite pancake recipe. I even serve these for dinner occasionally with some crispy bacon or a slice of country ham."
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • PANCAKES:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 medium ripe bananas, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • Whipped cream, optional

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine the strawberries, sugar and vanilla. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  • For pancakes, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl. Combine the egg, buttermilk, oil and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • Pour the batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto a lightly greased hot griddle; place 5-6 banana slices on each pancake. Turn when bubbles form on top; cook until second side is golden brown.
  • Serve with strawberries and whipped cream if desired.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 414 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 635mg sodium, 75g carbohydrate (46g sugars, 4g fiber), 8g protein.

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  • Sherri Duran
    Apr 30, 2015

    I loved these pancakes. I did not have strawberries but they would be great with those also. I thought the batter was a little thin but they cooked up perfectly. Well done Katie Sloan

  • s_pants
    Jun 17, 2014

    I mashed 2 overripe bananas in with the milk mixture instead of cutting slices, The strawberry topping made them so special!

  • lydiawoz
    Mar 2, 2012

    Made these this morning and they are fantastic! This is my new, favorite pancake recipe. I didn't have buttermilk so I made my own by mixing a Tbs. of vinegar with a cup of milk. Worked great.