Banana Pancakes with Bacon recipe

Preparation Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Bananas add sweetness to a simple pancake batter, served with salty bacon and sweet gooey maple syrup. These are pancakes you'll never forget!


  • 140g self-raising flour
  • 2 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 ripe bananas, one mashed, one sliced
  • 2 large eggs
  • 25g butter, melted
  • 125ml milk
  • 8 rashers streaky smoked bacon
  • Maple syrup


  1. Mix together the flour, sugar and baking powder. Make a well in the centre and add the eggs, butter and milk. Stir to combine until smooth, then mash in the banana.

  2. Heat a little extra butter in a frying pan and once sizzling pour a ladle of batter into the pan. Layer 2-3 slices of banana on top of the pancakes, then flip. Fry for another 1-2 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, fry the bacon until crisp. Serve on top of the pancakes and drizzle with maple to serve.

If you like, add some chocolate chips to the pancakes for extra sweetness. Recipe serves 4.

Recipe Details:

  • Author: Laura Young.
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