Banana Pancakes with Whipped Maple Butter

Lynnda Cloutier


A great way to use over ripe bananas.


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15 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


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    1 1/4 cups flour
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    1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
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    1 tbsp. sugar
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    pinch salt
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    1 cup buttermilk
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    1 extra large egg
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    2 tbsp. melted buttr, plus extra for greasing
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    3 ripe bananas
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    finely grated zest of 1 small orange
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    6 tbsp. butter, room temperature
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    1/4 cup maple syrup

How to Make Banana Pancakes with Whipped Maple Butter


  1. Sift flour, baking powder, sugar and salt into bowl. Add buttermilk, egg, and butter. Beat to smooth batter. Mash 2 bananas and mix thoroughly into batter with orange zest. Let stand 5 minutes.
  2. lightly grease a griddle pan or skillet and heat over medium heat. Spoon 1/4 cup of batter into pan and cook til bubbles appear on the surface. Turn over with spatula and cook other side til golden brown. Repeat this process using the remaining batter, while keeping the cooked pancakes warm.
  3. For maple butter, beat together butter and maple syrup. Beat til light and fluffy. slice remaining banana and serve with pancakes, with the maple butter spooned over the pancakes. For a subtly different finish, replace the maple syrup int he butter with an equal quantity of a delicately flavored clear honey, such as orange blossom

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About Banana Pancakes with Whipped Maple Butter

Course/Dish: Pancakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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