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Island Bites: Tropical Banana & Walnuts Pancakes

Updated on October 24, 2014
5 stars from 4 ratings of Banana & Walnuts Pancakes

Quick Fix

You could make this recipe using pancake mix. Add 1 large mashed banana per cup of pancake mix, then follow instructions. Adjust the liquid amount if necessary. Add nuts and spices.


  • 1 large ripe banana, mashed
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tbp butter, melted
  • 1 tbp sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • walnuts, finely chopped
  • a pinch nutmeg


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together milk, butter, sugar and egg. Add mashed banana and some chopped walnuts. Add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and whisk until just combined. Do not overmix it.
  2. Heat a large skillet nonstick or griddle over medium.Coat lightly with cooking spray. Spoon 2 or 3 tablespoons of batter per pancake. Cook for 1 or 2 minutes or until surfaces of pancakes has some bubbles. Flip pancakes and cook for 1 or 2 more minutes.
  3. Serve with maple syrup or a chocolate sauce. Top with banana and chopped walnuts.

Spicy Chocolate Sauce


  • 4oz semisweet chocolate
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp butter
  • a pinch of cayenne pepper


  1. In a saucepan, heat the heavy cream and butter over medium temperature.
  2. Add the chocolate and cayenne pepper. Remove from heat.
  3. Whisk until you have a smooth sauce.


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    • Thief12 profile image

      Thief12 4 years ago from Puerto Rico

      I wouldn't mind to eat this some day ;-)

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      IslandBites 4 years ago from Puerto Rico

      Duly noted.

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      Gil Silva 4 years ago from Porto, Portugal

      First of all nice hub's!

      These pancakes have a nice look.

      I will try make it.

      Thanks :)

    • IslandBites profile image

      IslandBites 4 years ago from Puerto Rico

      Thanks! Hope you like it.

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      vespawoolf 4 years ago from Peru, South America

      What a tempting photo and recipe! I hope to try these soon. Thank you!

    • IslandBites profile image

      IslandBites 4 years ago from Puerto Rico

      Hope you like it. Thanks!

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      Mazlan 3 years ago from Malaysia

      This is another easy and delicious recipe from you. This, I have to try.

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      IslandBites 3 years ago from Puerto Rico

      Thanks! I hope you like it.

    • Thief12 profile image

      Thief12 3 years ago from Puerto Rico


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      poetryman6969 2 years ago

      I am not a banana and chocolate on pancakes guy but I would try it once.

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