2 Ingredient Banana Pancakes
These 2 ingredient banana pancakes are healthy and full of flavor. Made with eggs and bananas, these pancakes are the perfect choice when you’re craving pancakes but want to skip the flour and sugar.
If you love pancakes and have your sights set on personal health goals, then these 2 ingredient banana pancakes are your answer! These pancakes are flourless but set up just like regular pancakes.
You’ll love the banana bread flavor (if that appeals to you don’t miss our banana bread pancakes) and the simplicity of cooking with only 2 ingredients. In addition to being so easy on your budget and so easy to make, these pancakes also appeal to a range of dietary preferences. All four variations of banana pancakes we’re sharing here are paleo, gluten-free, and grain-free.
About these two ingredient banana pancakes
Ripe banana is the star of the show for this dish, so make sure your banana is soft enough to mash easily.
If you have little helpers around the house, this recipe is great for involving kids in the cooking fun. Even young kiddos can mash a banana in a bowl, and they may be able to help you mix the eggs together with the bananas. Because you’re not adding dry ingredients, you don’t have to worry about a flour explosion in your kitchen.
While kids are sure to love these banana pancakes, this healthy recipe is not just for kids! Adults will appreciate the grain-free, real-food ingredients, and the added protein from the eggs.
If you’re looking for more low-carb pancakes, you might also want to try keto pancakes. If a gluten-free breakfast if what you’re after, try gluten-free sheet pan pancakes, gluten-free pancake mix, or oat flour pancakes.
And while 2 ingredient banana pancakes don’t call for any added sugar, that doesn’t mean you have to skip out on the dessert dish! See below for a few tasty variations, including chocolate banana pancakes. Flourless, without added sugar, and full of chocolate flavor? Yes, please!
Of course that doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun with toppings! Try caramel sauce, strawberry sauce, or cinnamon whipped cream.
What you need
Just ripe bananas and eggs! Ripe bananas mash more easily and are sweeter. Read on for three delicious variations!
How to make it
Heat skillet over medium heat. In a small mixing bowl, mash the banana until no large lumps remain.
Whisk in eggs until combined.
Pour batter by 1 1/2 – 2 tablespoon portions onto heated skillet. Cook for 2-3 minutes before carefully flipping. Give these pancakes a chance to set up – don’t flip too early or too quickly.
Continue to cook 2-3 minutes on second side. Serve immediately.
Variations on 2 ingredient pancakes
You can find directions for each of these on the recipe card. It’s easy to add some variety to these pancakes. The basic pancake is still 2 ingredients with an extra ingredient added for more flavor.
2 ingredient cinnamon banana pancakes
These banana pancakes are great with a dash of warm cinnamon spice mixed in. Mix in 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon.
2 ingredient vanilla banana pancakes
For a sophisticated twist, add a hint of vanilla flavor. About ¼ teaspoon of pure vanilla extract should do the trick.
2 ingredient chocolate banana pancakes
To create your own healthy treat, add 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder. Chocolate banana pancakes have all the flavors of a dessert cake without the flour or sugar! Try them drizzled with chocolate syrup.
These are best eaten immediately (and they’re super easy to make, so it’s easy to whip them up!). However, if you do have leftovers, store refrigerated for up to 3 days.
Reheat in microwave in 20-30 second intervals until warm or in a skillet over medium heat.
More banana pancakes
Looking for ways to use up brown bananas? Try these great recipes:
- Banana Fritters
- Banana Cream Pie Pancakes
- Banana Nut Sheet Pan Pancakes
- Peanut Butter Banana Pancakes – Whole Wheat
- Traditional Banana Pancakes
Get the Recipe: 2 Ingredient Banana Pancakes (4 Variations!)
- 1 ripe banana
- 2 large eggs
- Heat skillet over medium heat.
- In a small mixing bowl, mash banana until no large lumps remain. Whisk in eggs until combined.
- Pour batter by 1 1/2 – 2 tablespoon portions onto heated skillet. Cook for 2-3 minutes before carefully flipping. Continue to cook 2-3 minutes on second side. Serve immediately.
- makes ten small pancakes
- Cinnamon: Add 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Vanilla: Add 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- Chocolate: Add 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
- Next Level: Add 1/4 teaspoon baking powder for slightly fluffier pancakes and/or add a pinch of salt to balance flavors
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