While my Mom has been here the weather has been warming up and all of the bananas I bought for her visit are rapidly ripening. When my Mom saw them she said, “Banana pancakes are my favourite.” As an adult, I have never had banana pancakes and apparently she did make them when I was a child but I could not remember so I thought, let’s make homemade pancakes!
I used Tyler’s Florence’s Banana Pancakes recipe, kind of. I didn’t grind up pecans or make maple butter and his recipe would have fed a large family so I tweaked it, a lot. I also mashed up the banana and put it entirely in the batter instead of pouring the batter and then adding it. See the bubbles? This is how you know when to flip your pancakes.
So moist, so delicious and beautiful. It did take me back to a distant childhood memory, one in which I probably did not have a lot of teeth and just chomped on that pancake as a wee-one. I forgot to ask my Mom how she went about making her banana pancakes until mine were done and she said, “Oh, you just used the boxed mix and then added mashed banana.” Yes, much, much easier to do I suppose and a way of making pancakes I had also forgotten about. Homemade or from the box, banana pancakes are divine.