Banana Bread Hot Cakes

2020 has been the year of Banana Bread, right? Enter my Banana Bread Hot Cakes. A hybrid of banana bread, crumpets and flapjacks. Super puffy and squishy. These beauties are light as a feather with all the comforts of banana bread.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Breakfast
Servings 25


  • 2 large eggs
  • c sugar
  • ½ c (125 ml) milk
  • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) vegetable oil
  • 2 c (500 ml) all-purpose flour
  • 20 ml baking powder
  • ½ tsp (2.5 ml) bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) salt
  • 2 medium bananas mashed
  • ½ c (125 ml) yoghurt, buttermilk or milk


  • Whisk eggs and sugar together until light and creamy.
  • Add the 125 ml milk and oil and whisk briefly.
  • Sift the flour, baking powder, bicarb, cinnamon and salt into the egg mixture.
  • Add the mashed bananas and yoghurt.
  • With a wooden spoon, mix until well combined and a smooth, thick batter is formed. Rest for 30 minutes.
  • Drop 30 ml spoonfuls of batter into a greased and moderately heated frying pan. Make sure you allow space in between as they puff up considerably.
  • Cook on one side until air bubbles begin to form.  Flip over and cook the other side until golden brown.
  • Serve with immediately with honey, sliced banana and walnuts.
  • A dollop of butter of creme fraiche or butter wouldn't be a bad idea either.


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