Banana-Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Banana-Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Banana pancakes with mini chocolate chips make this buttermilk pancake recipe a special breakfast treat.

15 min. prep time
12 pancakes
454 Ratings


1 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk*
1 medium (1/2 cup) firm ripe banana, mashed
1/4 cup mini real semi-sweet chocolate chips
Pancake syrup, warmed


Heat lightly greased griddle or skillet to 350ºF or until drops of water sizzle.

Stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in bowl. Add buttermilk, banana, egg and melted Butter with Canola Oil; beat with  whisk just until smooth (batter will be thick). Stir in chocolate chips.

Spoon 1/4 cup batter, for each pancake, onto hot griddle; spread to form 4-inch circle. (If batter is too thick, stir in 1 to 2 tablespoons buttermilk.) Cook pancakes 2-3 minutes or until bubbles form on top. Turn pancakes; continue cooking 2-3 minutes or until browned. Keep warm. Repeat with remaining batter.

Serve warm pancakes with Butter with Canola Oil and syrup.


*Substitute 1 tablespoon vinegar and enough milk to equal 1 cup. Let stand 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (1 pancake)

Calories: 100

Fat: 3.5g

Cholesterol: 20mg

Sodium: 180mg

Carbohydrates: 16g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 3g

Recipe #12458©2002Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Love them!
This is the best pancake recipe I have ever tried. My son ate six and usually eats just two. We didn"t even use syrup. We will definitely will be having these again.
I have served these for brunch the last 2 years for Mothers Day....they are delicious
just as they are...didn't need any syrup!
Will be making these again & again!
These were delicious but oh so sweet. One pancake was enough! Next time I would back off the chocolate chips either cutting them in half or omitting them completely. Delicious! Just strong.

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