Banana pancake recipe

Baby approved 3-ingredient Banana Pancake recipe | No Added Sugar

The Banana Pancake recipe is easy & makes a fun breakfast for kids. Especially if your little one likes bananas. My daughter loves this recipe even today & it makes a perfect choice for 6 months+. And great Baby-led-weaning food. Using just 3 ingredients, this banana pancake is fluffy, soft, healthy and perfect for baby, toddler and a great option for baby-led weaning food. And it makes a quick breakfast.

I have been making this amazing banana pancake recipe since my daughter is 6 month old and it makes a nutritious choice for kids. And the fact that it is gluten-free and dairy free makes it a perfect choice if your kid is allergic to anything.

What do you need for Banana Pancake Recipe?

This 3-ingredient Banana Pancake recipe is simple and easy to make with just 3 ingredients from your kitchen.

  • Banana – Look for a ripe banana which acts as an added natural sugar and helps with constipation for babies.
  • Egg – One large egg helps with binding and is a great protein substituent for babies. Replace egg with flaxseed in case of allergies.
  • Oats – Roasted and powdered 2-3 tsp of oats adds a base shape to pancakes and a great source of fibre to babies.
  • Walnuts (optional) – You can add a tsp of powdered walnuts or any nuts you wish to add optionally to add a flavour to pancake.
  • Butter/ Avocado oil – A couple spoons to smear on the pan while cooking pancakes.

How to make 3-ingredient banana Pancake?

  1. Mash the banana using a fork in a cup until its juicy and no lumps in it.
  2. Mix in an egg and beat using the fork for a minute.
  3. Add oats and nuts (optional) and mix it to form a pancake dough.
  4. Heat a pan or a skillet and add a spoon of butter or avocado oil to the pan.
  5. Pour in the pancake batter to the pan or skillet in desired shapes and let it cook for a while.
  6. Flip to see its cooked both sides and the sides are golden brown.
  7. Cool down slightly and you can serve the warm pancakes to your baby.


  • Serve these banana pancakes with desired fruit and yoghurt. This is a great baby-led weaning finger food recipe that a baby can enjoy.
  • As a healthy alternative you can serve these banana pancakes with peanut butter or nut butter if your toddler prefers.
  • Use roughly a spoon of batter to make these pancakes which makes perfect size for baby or toddler.
  • This pancake batter can be stored in refrigerator for upto 2 days.
  • You can customize this pancake with variety of fruits and nuts.
  • You can choose to replace oats with coconut flour or wheat flour depending on allergens and availability.

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Banana Pancake Recipe approved by Babies

Made with 3 simple ingredients – Banana, Egg & Oats, this recipe makes a healthy breakfast option for babies, toddlers and a great recipe idea for baby led weaning.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack
Servings 1 Baby/ Toddler


  • 1 no Banana powdered – 1 tspButter – to smear on the pan
  • 2-3 tbsp Oats
  • 1 no Egg
  • 1 tbsp walnut (optional)


  • Mash a banana using a fork until its mushy.
  • Beat an egg into it and mix well.
  • To this mixture add oats and walnuts(optional) and mix it to form semi-solid consistency.
  • Smear butter into a pan and spread the pancake batter in desired shape.
  • Flip and cook both sides until it turns golden brown.
  • Hot & yummy pancakes are now ready to be served to your little one.


  • Optionally you can use powdered flaxseed or chia seeds into the batter.
  • Roasted and powdered oats can be used for a quicker meal.
  • Vegan option – Use avocado oil in place of butter.
Keyword baby-friendly, banana pancake recipe

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