Banana Maca Pancakes are slightly sweet, packed with superfood, and so quick and easy! enjoy a stack for a quick breakfast or leisurely brunch...
Many of you by now have seen the two ingredient pancakes making the rounds on the internet (who first came up with these, seriously?) - you know, the ones that are made with egg and banana. That's it.
Whelp, I made up my own version.
and it's vegan!
This recipe has more than two ingredients.
It also has protein. and maca. and deliciousness.
Maca is an earthy flavored superfood powder, originating from a root vegetable. Some suggested benefits of maca? Energy! Maca contains all of the essential aminos, B vitamins (there’s that energy!) including B12, minerals and enzymes. *
It is said to regulate hormones, boost mood, and bring balance. *
Banana Maca Pancakes
adapted from sweet cream protein pancakes
dairy, egg, soy, oil, and gluten free, vegan
makes 8-10 regular size pancakes
1 banana, peeled
½ cup cashew milk (or your favorite dairy free milk)
½ cup + 1 tablespoon gluten free all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
⅓ cup vegan vanilla protein powder
1 ½ tablespoons maca powder
sweetener (as needed)
Combine banana and milk in blender. Blend on highest speed to a smooth liquid.
In mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, protein powder, and maca. Pour banana milk into dry ingredients, whisk until just combined.
Using ¼ cup scoop, form pancakes onto nonstick griddle over low heat. Pancakes will not bubble, will easily come up to turn after about one minute. Flip and cook another half minute or so, until cooked through.
Serve with sliced banana and maple syrup.
Have you tried the egg + banana recipe? What is your favorite pancake?
*Maca information source: David Free, LMT; Center for Natural Medicine
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