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5 from 15 votes

3-Ingredient Banana Pancakes for Baby

Made with only 3 simple ingredients - banana, egg and flour, yet these pancakes are fluffy, soft and perfect for baby, baby-led weaning and toddlers!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: baby food, Baby Led Weaning, toddler food
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegetarian


  • 1 medium banana, with a few brown spots
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tbsp flour (see notes)
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon (optional)


  • Mash: in a medium bowl, mash the banana until very smooth with only a few lumps.
  • Add: add in the flour, egg and cinnamon (if using).
    Small pink bowl with 3 ingredients for banana pancakes.
  • Mix: with a fork or whisk, mix until everything is combined. 
    Pink bowl with 3 ingredients for banana pancakes for baby.
  • Cook: heat a medium skillet over medium heat, spray with cooking spray or add a little butter if needed. Drop one tablespoon of batter on the skillet and let cook for 3-4 minutes or until the sides are starting to become firm and the bottoms are golden brown. You will not see any bubbles like traditional pancakes. Flip and cook for another 2-3 minutes or until golden brown. 
    Pan with banana pancakes cooking.
  • Serve: let cool slightly and serve. 
    Hand holding a piece of banana pancakes for baby or toddler.



Age: 6+ months
Yield: 8-9 small pancakes
Storage: these pancakes will last in an air-tight container in the fridge for 1-2 days or in the freeze for up to one month. 
Notes on Flour: you can use whole wheat, white whole wheat, all-purpose or a one-for-one gluten-free mix for this recipe.