Banana Blueberry Pancakes!

Tomorrow we celebrate “Pancake Day!”   Many of our KES Clubs do not serve pancakes on a regular basis but we do have some Clubs that serve this special treat on what we call “Pancake Day”.  Even if you have a grab and go type of KES Club you can still make some delicious pancakes for your students – gather some griddles and some extra volunteers and serve a special pancake treat.  Tomorrow you may wish to try this delicious pancake recipe, it sounds super delicious and nutritious…enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp sugar (can reduce)
  • 2 Tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 Tsp salt
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1-1/4 cups fat-free milk
  • 3 medium ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 Tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • Yogurt for topping
  • Maple syrup (optional)

Directions

This recipe makes 14 regular size pancakes.  In a large bowl, combine the flours, sugar, baking powder and salt.  Combine the egg, milk, bananas and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.  Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto a hot griddle coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with blueberries.  Turn when bubbles form on top; cook until second side is golden brown.  Serve with yogurt and sliced bananas if desired (syrup optional).  

Blueberry-Banana-Pancakes

Recipe retrieved from: http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/banana-blueberry-pancakes/print

Janel Genge is a registered dietitian with Kids Eat Smart Foundation Newfoundland and Labrador

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