Gooood morning sunshine! These Flourless Banana Pancakes are so fluffy and delicious they light up even the gloomiest days of all.
After the huge success story of my Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies I went on a mission. Goal: flourless breakfast. Don’t get me wrong. I looove good bread for breakfast. The emphasis lies on “good” though. Good artisan bread takes time to make or is expensive to buy and sometimes there simply isn’t enough time to do it all.
Our go to breakfast is always either overnight oats or Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats. My kids can’t get enough of oatmeal. I get bored pretty easily however. So here a way to switch up your morning routine: super airy and delicious Flourless Banana Pancakes.
How to make flourless banana pancakes
There is tons of recipes for banana and egg only recipes out there for pancakes. They are high protein but have no carbs at all and my kids and I NEED carbs for breakfast. If I don’t feed the breed carbs in the morning I have whining kiddos by 9:30 am because they’re already hungry again. As if they weren’t always “hungry again” enough all day.
So, MY Flourless Banana Pancakes are wheat-flour-less but not carb-less. I use oats to fill up the tummy while still keeping them protein rich with 4 eggs. Naturally sweetened with banana and the maple syrup is obviously optional. The bigger the kids the more they’ll want it. I’m the biggest kid of all I’m afraid. Ha!
Are flourless banana pancakes gluten-free?
Oats themselves are naturally gluten-free, not all packaged oats are completely gluten-free though. Sometimes they are cross-contaminated when harvested or packaged. To make absolutely sure there is no gluten in your oats by certified gluten-free oats for your Flourless Banana Pancakes. All other ingredients in this recipe are gluten-free.
Fluffy pancakes without baking soda
If you went through the ingredient list you might have noticed there is NO baking soda or powder in the recipe and the pancakes are non the less super fluffy and airy. How come? The secret lies in the stiff egg whites. It’s important to separate egg whites and yolks to be able to beat the white alone into a stiff fluff. Egg whites hold air super well if you work it slowly and carefully into batter and thus there is no need for
Making many pancakes takes forever
If you’ve ever made pancakes for more people than just yourself you know it takes an eternity in just one pan. If you love pancakes and make them often I recommend using 2-4 pans at the same time on different burners. OR invest in a cool thingy like this Plug-In Electric Griddle * where you can cook pretty much all your pancakes on the plate at the same time.
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