Banana Oat Bran Pancakes

  • Yield: 8 servings


1cup oat bran
1cup flour
2teaspoons baking soda
1tablespoon sugar
1/2cup mashed ripe bananas
1 1/2cups plain yogurt
2teaspoons vanilla extract
4 egg whites
2tablespoons melted butter
chopped pecans


  1. Mix the oat bran, flour, baking soda and sugar in a medium bowl.  Stir in the bananas, yogurt and vanilla.
  2. Beat the egg whites in a mixer bowl until soft peaks form.  Fold 1/3 of the mixture into the banana mixture.  Fold in the remaining egg whites and melted butter.
  3. Heat a greased griddle or skillet to 375F.  Spoon the batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto the griddle.  Bake for 1 minute on each side or until golden brown.
  4. Garnish with chopped pecans.  Serve with warm syrup or sliced bananas and summer berries.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Salt Lake City’s Always in Season (Junior League of Salt Lake City, 2005).