Banana pancakes and banana smoothie

Banana pancakes and smoothie mix

Smoothies always look delicious and they are also healthy and fun for breakfast or brunch. Been wanting to put up my usual pancakes and smoothie recipe but decided to switch things up a bit and try something new. I used leftover bananas (which I didn’t want to go waste) to make the banana pancakes and banana smoothie.

Ingredients for banana smoothie mix

  • Banana
  • Mango
  • Low fat milk

Banana smoothie mix pictorial

Peeled both fruits and chopped the fruits into small bitsDiced fruits for the smoohie

 

Put the fruits into the blender and added the milk. Blended into a smooth mix and yes…my smoothie was ready!

Diced fruits in the blender

Diced fruits with milk in the blender

 

Banana pancakes

 

Ingredients for banana pancake

  • Flour
  • Sugar
  • Milk
  • Nutmeg
  • Eggs
  • Banana

Ingredients for the pancake

 

This batter can actually be prepared in several ways but this is how I chose to prepare the batter for this particular ‘experiment’.

Step by step banana pancake pictorial

I used sugar cubes and not granulated sugar, so I had to dissolve the cubes in water. sugar solution for the pancakes

 

Poured in some low fat milk (my first time using this particular type of milk) milk and sugar solution for the pancakes

 

Sprinkled some nutmeg into the sugar-milk solution (lol now it feels like a science project)more prep for banana pancakes prep for banana pancakes

 

Added two eggs and whisked the mixture into ‘perfection’ prep for banana pancake

 

Sifted the quantity of flour I wanted to use, although that was not necessary because the packaging of the flour indicated that it was already super sifted.

portion of flour

 

Poured in the flour into the mixture and mixed thoroughly.

flour mix

With my complete pancake mixture ready, I brought out my SECRET INGREDIENT; a banana. Mashed it and added to the pancake mixture.

mashed bananas

I got the frying pan ready and started frying…

half cooked pancakes well cooked pancakes

 

This is the finished product, how delicious does it look?! It tastes as delicious as it looks. Home made pancakes are just the best.

Delicious banana pancakes

With Love,

Janet.

7 Comments

  • Eating healthy; fruits and drinks - Lifestyle by Janet May 1, 2017 at 1:03 pm

    […] spice things up, you could mix 2 or more fruits as a smoothie blend, you can check out my post on BANANA SMOOTHIE MIX or a juice blend. If you have been doing this as part of your daily routine, then let this serve […]

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  • Anonymous March 3, 2017 at 5:12 pm

    Mokeluuuuuuuuuuuuuuu. You do all

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    • Janet March 4, 2017 at 10:23 pm

      Lol I know who this someone is. Thanks for stopping by, hope you stop by more frequently. Lots of Love from Nigeria.

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  • Franklyn February 11, 2017 at 10:28 am

    Lovely! Would really love to try this someday. Keep it up.

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    • Janet February 11, 2017 at 1:59 pm

      Thanks dear. Yeah, you should definitely try out the recipe…Cheers!!

      Reply
  • Makafui February 8, 2017 at 8:00 am

    Lovely. The meal looks delicious and I know it tastes delicious. Will try to make the pancakes one of these days…✔💯🎯

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    • Janet February 10, 2017 at 1:51 pm

      Sure dear, they are so delicious…you would want more

      Reply

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