Beyond Bliss Banana Pancakes

A Bright Start to Your Morning

There's something about banana pancakes that make you feel cozy, warm, and refreshed all at once. With a crispy exterior and a fluffy, gooey inside, these pancakes are a healthy and wonderful way to start the day! This recipe will leave you beaming with a smile on your face long after your last bite.

Waking up to the smell of these pancakes is perfect to celebrate either a special holiday morning or simply for a quick weekday breakfast for you and your loved ones. These are gorgeously gluten-free, fiber-rich, and delicious beginnings to a blissful morning.

Prep Time

10 min

Cook Time

10 min

Total Time

20 min




  • 2 medium ripe bananas (best when they have lots of brown spots)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups old fashioned rolled oats, gluten free if desired
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Olive oil, for cooking
  • Your favorite toppings, to taste!


  • Combine all in a blender: Beginning with the oats until blended into a fine powder, add the rest of the ingredients and blend on high until completely smooth, about 30 seconds to 1 minute. Let the batter sit in your blender while you heat your pan up.  

  • Prep your pan: Lightly coat a griddle with coconut oil, vegan butter or olive oil and place over medium heat. Once pan is hot, add 1/3 cup of the batter to the griddle for each pancake and cook for 2-4 minutes until pancakes slightly puff up and you see a few bubbles along the edges.  

  • Flip your cakes: Cook until golden brown on underside. If you find that pancakes are browning too quickly then you need to lower the heat. I normally start on medium heat, then decrease to medium low later so that my pancakes don't burn. If at any point your griddle starts smoking, it means your pan is too hot.  

  • Repeat until batter is gone: Wipe skillet clean and repeat steps 2-3 with more oil and remaining batter. Makes 9 pancakes total. Serves 3, 3 pancakes each. To serve, top with desired toppings, such as nut butter, cinnamon, sliced bananas, chocolate chips, fresh fruit, vanilla yogurt, honey, or maple syrup. You could also add a sprinkle of pumpkin or chia seeds for more fiber and healthy fats! Enjoy!  

All recipe content from Ambitious Kitchen

All pictures from Minimalist Baker