Thursday, April 4, 2013

Strawberry Banana Pancakes! Add some spunk to your boring breakfast routine.

My kids love pancakes but sometimes it's nice to change it up a bit. I've added blueberries and chocolate chips to pancakes before but this time I thought strawberry banana would be fun. And what a surprise...the kids LOVED them!

Sometimes I make pancakes from scratch but I usually use the pancake mix that I buy from Costco. It makes the process so much faster. But I'll include the recipe for a pancake mix at the end of this post for you. 

I made a double batch of pancakes with the mix and added 1 banana, diced and about 6 - 8 partially defrosted frozen strawberries, diced. You can change up the amounts based on your own tastes. Mix it all together and cook in the pan as usual and voila! A super yummy breakfast with an added serving of fruit. Enjoy! 

Basic pancake recipe:

Combine dry ingredients
1 1/3 cups all purpose flour
2 Tbsp sugar
1 Tbsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt

Combine wet ingredients
1 egg
1 1/4 cups milk
2 Tbsp vegetable oil
1/4 tsp vanilla

Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir. 
Cook pancakes in greased frying pan.


  1. These sound delicious and healthy too.I am glad you thought of adding fruit to pancakes since my family loves them and this will be a nice change.

  2. OMG! Looks YUM!!

  3. Thanks for the recipe! Will pin it!
    My girls love fruit and pancakes!! This should be a treat for them!

  4. This looks so delicious and I did not have breakfast yet so I am so hungry...the photo looks amazing too. Thank you for sharing.

  5. Those do look good! I'm always browsing around allrecipes or old cookbooks for a good recipe -- I'll add this to the rota.

  6. These look GREAT! I'm hungry now!

    1. Me too. It's lunchtime and I never ate breakfast. Gotta stop doing that. Pancakes for lunch maybe? LOL

  7. I know better. Should never look a pancakes this late in the evening. *stomach growl*. Trying to find a no fail recipe - mine are too dry. Excited to try this, ty.

  8. Sounds yummy. But I'd like the blueberry pancakes just as well too. Shoot, I'd like pickles and pancakes!

  9. Ooohh, yum! I'm going to have to give these babies a try!

    I'd love for you to link up your recipes with me at for my TGIF Blog Hop!

    Have a great weekend!

    My recent post Simple Sunday Pot Roast for my TGIF Blog Hop!

  10. These look incredible. My stomach is growling just thinking about making them, lol.

  11. I would love to eat these on Christmas morning.

  12. I have added banana but not strawberries to pancakes, I do not know why I have not thought of this. Looks delicious.

  13. mmmm these pancakes sound so good!!

  14. I will be making these for Sunday brunch next week! Look Yummy.


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