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Pancakes-as easy as they come (banana pancake pops and yam pancakes)

Pancakes are so easy to make. I always say,as long as you have your non stick pan and spatula, you can work around the batter and different flavors and toppings.

I wouldn't have thought of blogging about pancakes, i feel like its so easy, but i started getting people ask me how mine tasted yummy,so I decided to share,its about getting the basic recipe, nothing else. sometimes i even skip the eggs because somehow we taste eggy things easily in my home and it could get us nauseous .sometimes I add yogurt to the mix,sometimes i skip the butter and use a spoon of canola oil. with practice,making pancakes becomes "second nature".

For someone who's really interested in seeing children eat, I make all types of pancakes, last night it was yam pancakes made from my left over boiled yam. Today its an easy pancake batter with bananas and i made tiny pieces to put on a stick to appeal to the kids. banana pancake pops!


You'll need                                                        
  • one cup of flour                                                                           
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder                                   
  • 2 tablespoons of melted butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large banana,sliced
  • one teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup of sugar or 3 heaped 
  • tablespoons of sugar
  • milk to mix to get your batter
Put all the dry ingredients in a bowl, mix the wet ingredients and pour into the dry ingredients using a whisk to fold it in, whisk in a little more till you have a batter that isn't too runny nor too thick. Please dont overmix the batter,it doesn't have to be overly smooth.

In a non stick pan,melt a teaspoon of butter or add a teaspoon of canola oil

Put spoons of batter in the pan, or if its one large pancake ,just add one big spoon of batter and tilt the pan to spread the batter around the pan.arrange your slices of banana on top of the batter while in the pan (alternatively,you can mash the bananas and mix into the batter.

Cook on each side on medium to low heat for about one minute.

put mini pancakes on sticks to attract the kids, drizzle with honey

Watch out for more pancake recipes!


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