Ripe bananas are not only delicious, but also a convenient component to a healthy lifestyle. With 110 nutrient-dense calories per serving (126 grams, or one medium-sized banana) they are a great source of dietary fiber, vitamin B 6, vitamin C, manganese, potassium, biotin, and copper. This gluten-free recipe takes only minutes to make and is a great way to kick-start your day.
What to do with the over-ripe bananas that are browning on your kitchen counter? Simple – make a plate of Gluten-Free Banana Power Cakes.
2 ripe bananas
2 tablespoons gluten-free flour (optional)
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon cooking oil
Makes eight 4-6 inch pancakes.
crack the eggs into a small bowl and beat for 1 minute. Add baking soda and gluten-free flour and continue beating until well mixed. Next mash bananas into beaten egg mixture until you have a batter. Let rest for 1 to two minutes while preheating a skillet on high heat. Oil the skillet with cooking oil until well covered and it begins to smoke. Drop spoonfuls of patter into hot skillet to the size you want your pancakes to be. Wait until the top of pancakes begin to bubble – then flip. When banana power cakes are a golden caramelized brown remove from skillet and place on a plate.
Serve hot as a meal or let cool and eat them later as a healthy energizing snack. They are delicious as is or smother them with your favorite syrup and / or fresh fruit, nuts, chocolate chips, whip cream.
Start your day with quick and easy, mouth-watering gluten-free banana powered pancakes.