Whole Wheat Banana Walnut Pancakes

Top these pancakes with the usual maple syrup, or try them with a warm fruit compote.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups whole wheat flour
  • 2½ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 2 medium ripe bananas, peeled and mashed
  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1½ cups whole milk
  • ½ tsp. rum extract
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • In a large bowl, sift together whole wheat flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a second bowl whisk together eggs and honey until light and airy. Add bananas, oil, milk, and rum extract. Pour wet mixture into dry and mix briefly, just until combined. Set aside to rest 10 minutes.
  • Preheat griddle over medium heat. When hot, stir walnuts into batter, then ladle batter out in half-cup puddles. Cook until bubbles appear on surface, about 1 minute. Flip and cook 1 minute on the opposite side, until firm in the center. Keep pancakes warm in a low oven while repeating with remaining batter.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups whole wheat flour
  • 2½ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 2 medium ripe bananas, peeled and mashed
  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1½ cups whole milk
  • ½ tsp. rum extract
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • In a large bowl, sift together whole wheat flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a second bowl whisk together eggs and honey until light and airy. Add bananas, oil, milk, and rum extract. Pour wet mixture into dry and mix briefly, just until combined. Set aside to rest 10 minutes.
  • Preheat griddle over medium heat. When hot, stir walnuts into batter, then ladle batter out in half-cup puddles. Cook until bubbles appear on surface, about 1 minute. Flip and cook 1 minute on the opposite side, until firm in the center. Keep pancakes warm in a low oven while repeating with remaining batter.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories400
Total Fat23g
Saturated Fat3.5g
Cholesterol100mg
Sodium430mg
Total Carbohydrate43g
Dietary Fiber6g
Sugars14g
Protein12g