The 2 Ingredient Banana Egg Pancakes (10 Min, Vegetarian)

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This world's simplest pancakes recipe contains just two ingredients (egg and banana) and is super quick - just minutes from bowl to plate! Simple and tasty. | hurrythefoodup.com

Oh so easy!

Pancakes. Fiddly and frustrating to make, fatty to eat. Taste awesome though. Surely there must be some sort of middle ground? What if I told you it’s possible to make pancakes from just two ingredients – bananas and eggs? ‘MADNESS!’ I hear you cry. But it’s true.

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Health Benefits – Banana Egg Pancakes

One banana and two eggs will knock up a brilliant breakfast for one person – and one that’s full of vitamin b6 – which is normally Banana Egg Pancakes Nutrition Label | hurrythefoodup.comfound in fish and meat. It helps to stop skin rashes, fatigue and mood swings and is used with over 100 different enzymes in the body (1).

They’re also full of manganese which is used for bone production, skin integrity and for blood sugar control. It also protects against free radicals and skin issues, and can even alleviate asthma (2).

Want more? Well on top of they even contain high amounts of fiber, potassium and protein. What are you waiting for?

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4.7 from 17 reviews
The 2 Ingredient Banana Egg Pancakes
 
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Super simple pancakes ready in minutes - no more faffing around!
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 1 banana
  • 2 eggs
Instructions
  1. Mash up bananas in a large bowl
  2. Whisk eggs and add to banana paste
  3. Fry in a pan with a little heated oil or butter
Notes
Update: Wow! We received a lot of ideas for extra ingredients to pimp these pancakes up. Check them out below! (All optional of course)

For the batter:
* 1 tbsp of coconut powder
* A small handful of hazelnuts, almonds or walnuts
* 1 tbsp of peanut butter (we LOVE that combo!)
* 1 tbsp of protein powder
* 1 tbsp of raisins
* 1 tsp of cinnamon
* 1 tsp of vanilla extract
* A few thin slices of apple or pears

Topping ideas:
* Honey
* Maple syrup
* Cherries, strawberries
* Yogurt
* Sugar and lemon juice

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56 comments

  1. i never would have thought it was possible to just make pancakes out of bananas and eggs.. definitely something i will be trying in my kitchen!

    • I also was amazed, when I heard of it, haha.
      Btw. you just posted the very first comment on this blog!! What a great moment (more for me and Dave than for you I assume 😉 )

  2. I loved the recipe!! I liked the outcome 😉 I modified it a little bit though, to make it “ligth” I used just one egg yolk. It was delicious, but it stick a little bit to the pan. Thanks

    • Yeees, It happens sometimes to me as well when I use an older pan (at my parent’s or a friend’s place). Then I just make “scrambled egg” out of it 😉
      Glad you liked the recipe!! 😀

  3. I was just thinking about making this the other day! I saw it in one of my Asian cookbooks, where it was mentioned as a popular dessert, but it had no proportions. All it said was “mash a banana with egg and fry it” haha, so I’m really happy to see it here with an actual recipe 😀

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    Did I say already, that I love it?

  6. Yummy! My new favourite recipe for pancakes!

  7. I love making this recipe. It’s delicious! I add two tbsp of flour to make it tastier.

  8. wow. I haven’t had pancakes in years just because I feel so….dirty, bloated and blech… after the starch. I just had these (for dinner!) and I’m soooo happy that I can enjoy pancakes and feel WELL after!!

    • I agree!! My moms pancakes are delicious but always left me bloated and tired. These ones are not like that at all! I just made a batch again, this time I added peanut butter (naughty).

  9. wow. Can I rate this recipe with negative stars? The pancakes did NOT come out as a perfect circle. Also check your facts this recipe is from Norway you RACIST!!!!!!!

  10. Looks very easy and fast to cook. I will give it a try.

  11. I tried the banana egg pancakes this morning for breakfast. Add some raisins, cinnamon and peanut butter – perfect!

  12. Tried this recipe for breakfast and it was delicious! I added a tablespoon of PB2 powdered peanut butter and my four year old twins are weird about food textures, so I smoothed out the mixture with my immersion blender before pouring it in the skillet. It made flipping them a challenge for me because they were more like crepes, but still very tasty. Thanks! :)

    • Great to hear Tara! I never knew there’s powdered peanut butter!
      Funny that you say that with the blender. Once I also blent my batter. The texture wasn’t ideal for anymore though and they fell apart after trying to flip them. I guess mixing the batter by hand is the way to go 😉

  13. these are wonderful! I thought that they would be quite horrible, but they are to die for!

    • Thanks for you feedback Katie! I totally agree!!! Normally I don’t eat eggs and I thought these pancakes definitely weren’t for me. But wow, I was wrong 😀

  14. Made them closer to silver dollar size pancakes for our kids. Can’t believe how close these are in texture to real pancakes. So good! Added cinnamon, coconut flakes and sliced almonds. Topped with whipped cream. So yummy! Can’t wait to make them again. Very easy recipe and my little ones loved helping to smash the bananas, crack the eggs, choose our add ins, and mix it all together.

    • Thanks a lot for your comment, Shane! That’s exactly how I prepare these pancakes every morning. I started adding a very small tablespoon of peanut butter as well. It gives those pancakes an even better texture. Glad you liked them!! 😀

  15. I am so excited for my toddler to wake up so I can make this for her. I can’t cook at all but I think I could handle this. I’ll let you know how she likes it!

  16. These were fabulous. We put chocolate chips in ours. Also, when time to flip the cake, I use another pan to flip it into. My picky 5 year old gal loved them as did I!

    • Chocolate chips, yesss!!! Also genious idea to use two pans. What is do is, I quater the pancake before flipping it, then turn around quater by quater. Works also excellent :-)

  17. These were so good! I didnt have any maple syrup so I added chocolate chips:) will deff make them again! This is a no guilt recipe :)

  18. Thanks for sharing this! super and easy and we love it! Just made a short blog post about it! have a look at it :)

  19. Loved it! I am trying to eat healthier and this was super filling it was delicious.

  20. I am on a low iodine diet for cancer treatment and really want to make these. Can you use egg substitute?

    • Hi Elizabeth, thanks for the question. I have honestly never tried them with an egg substitute…a quick search showed some egg replacement ideas for pancakes on this site: http://chefinyou.com/egg-substitutes-cooking/. If you have another substitute in mind then I’d say just give it a go anyway…many of our recipes were created through trial and error :) Happy cooking and a speedy recovery!

  21. Love this recipe too. The first time I heard about it, I though “Ewww. No way!” But then I gave it a try because it’s easy and I almost always have the ingredients on hand and it’s healthy.

    At first taste, I thought it was a little strange. Then, for whatever reason, I became addicted to these! Now I make them all the time.

    They can burn quickly and sometimes are hard to flip… but hey, that just means you have to keep making more to practice and perfect your technique. Hehe

    By the way, is there a way to bake these instead? I feel guilty about all the oil I have to spray on the pan.

  22. I just made these, they taste like banana bread. All I added was Vanilla extract and some protein powder

    • Yes, they do!! I also went from cinnamon to vanilla extract for a while. Nice change! Protein powder is a good one too, if you are into working out.

  23. I’m surprised nobody mentioned this, but adding 1 tbsp of melted butter for each egg in the batter definitely solved the problem of burning pancakes for me. Of course, this would technically make it “3-ingredient pancakes”, but these are perfect and won’t stick at all. Of course, you might want to substitute coconut oil for the butter if that’s your thing.

    • Hmm, sounds very interesting! Never thought about it. Though, you are basically suggesting to add 2 tbsp of butter per batter. That’s a lot in my opinion. I throw about half a tbsp of butter into the pan. That’s a little more moderate I think 😉

  24. My new favourite breakfast. Love them with walnuts and raisins in the batter and served with natural yoghurt and fresh fruit. Thanks Dave!

  25. These were amazing I seriously had my doubts, they almost tasted like a real pancake haha, I added blended mangos with banana on mine for syrup alternative

  26. I love this recipe and have been using it for years! I add a scoop of vegain vanilla protein powder on days I know my activity level is goingto be hhigher than normal to give me extra energy!

  27. I had seen this a few weeks ago… Decided to try them today. Was pleasantly surprised they were easy to make only down side was I felt the egg over powered the flavor of the bananas. In one pancake I added mint chocolate ships and thought it was amazing. If I could try and get a better banana flavor next time I’ll let you know what I find.

    • Thanks for the feedback Michael, we’re very glad you gave them a try :) yep there are loads of different variations to be had, my favourite is definitely peanut butter. For a more bananary flavour, I found older, softer bananas help a lot. Let us know how the next batch go!

  28. I want to make these tomorrow, but the only bananas I have are frozen. Will that affect the pancakes taste or texture?

    • Hi Kyra,
      sorry for the late reply! I was on a wedding over the weekend and actually made these banana egg pancakes in the morning for a bunch of people!
      Wow, good question! I don’t know. I guess it won’t have a big effect since you have to mush them anyway

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