Banana animal pancakes


Banana animal pancakes

Looking for a cute, fun way to get the kids excited and involved in cooking? Why not make these healthy and adorable animal pancakes and let your creativity flow!


Servings: 8 pancakes

¾ cup milk
1 egg
1 cup whole wheat flour/plain flour
1Tbsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1 ripe mashed banana


  1. In a medium bowl, beat the egg.
  2. Sift in the flour, baking powder and cinnamon and stir to combine.
  3. Add milk and gently mix until combined.
  4. Add mashed banana and mix lightly until combined evenly through the batter.
  5. Once you have a smooth batter, pour portions of it onto a greased or non-stick pan over a low heat and cook for a few minutes on each side until lightly browned.
  6. Repeat the steps and vary the amount of batter to create different shapes and sized pancakes for the animals.
  7. Top with fruits and decorate like your favourite animals!

Optional toppings:

  • Fruit, such as raspberries, strawberries or blueberries (to decorate your pancakes).

  • Maple syrup

Recipe courtesy of