Whole Wheat Banana Cinnamon Pancakes

wholewheatcinnamonpancakesLast week I caught some sort of stomach bug.  Nothing sat well with me, I was nauseous,  and nothing ever sounded good.  (And no, I’m not pregnant.)  It wasn’t great timing for me as I was prepping for my half marathon on Saturday.  I ate bland, snacky foods all week to try and calm my stomach.  By Friday I was feeling a little better and knew I needed a real meal. These pancakes were the first sustainable thing I ate. 

You may have seen a teaser for them on Instagram.  Called them my breakfast of champions.  Just what I needed to fuel me the day before a race. 


 I ate this entire stack (not even kidding) and felt great.  My little champs in the house had a mini stack too and loved them.

Whole wheat banana and cinnamon pancakes.  Drenched in syrup you guys.  Make ’em.  

They’re healthy.  And hearty.  And super duper delicious.  You whip up the batter in your blender, which makes them super easy to make too.

And, they make you run really fast…



So eat up!

Whole Wheat Banana Cinnamon Pancakes
healthy and delicious whole wheat banana cinnamon pancakes, made easier by blending the batter up in your blender
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  1. 1 cup milk
  2. 1 cup whole wheat flour
  3. 1 egg
  4. 1 tsp vanilla
  5. 1 tbsp brown sugar
  6. 1 tsp cinnamon
  7. 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  8. 1 tbsp coconut oil, melted
  9. 1 ripe banana (plus extra bananas to slice and serve on top)
  1. Heat a griddle to medium-high heat and spray with cooking spray.
  2. Place everything in a blender and blend for 25-30 seconds (if using a blendtec select batter option). Then let the batter rest for 5 minutes.
  3. Pour about 1/4 cup of batter at a time onto the heated griddle. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until bubbles start to appear, flip and cook for another 1-2 minutes until cooked through.
  4. Remove from griddle and serve with sliced bananas and syrup.
  1. adapted from the Blendec Fresh Blend's Banana Spelt Pancakes
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  1. carrian April 22, 2013

    ooooohhhhh love those!!!

  2. What a perfect stack of pancakes! I could just dive right in!

  3. Ari @ Ari's Menu April 22, 2013

    These look AWESOME! I love that the banana is blended into the batter–I bet it makes them super soft and sweet.

  4. Elizabeth April 22, 2013

    These look delicious! I cannot wait to try them.

  5. You can’t go wrong with a solid whole wheat pancake recipe. We love making them on the weekends. :) Love the bananas and cinnamon in there too, Kristy!

  6. Jess April 22, 2013

    These look delicious! :)

    I would love for you to join my Link Up this week!


  7. Whoa, I love that this has whole wheat, coconut oil, real sugar and banana! Definitely would make me run fast;) Gorgeous photography! Makes me want pancakes in the middle of the afternoon!

  8. I’m glad you’re feeling better! These pancakes look fantastic!

  9. laurasmess April 23, 2013

    Aw, so glad that you’re feeling better. There are some horrible stomach bugs going around at the moment… I work in a hospital so I’ve seen the influx! Anyway, on to a brighter note: these pancakes look gorgeously soft, moist and delicious. You definitely can’t go wrong with the flavour combination and they’re definitely the pick-me-up food of champions! Yum! And healthy too!

  10. These look totally perfect!!

  11. These look like a perfect stack of pancakes! I love banana pancakes!

  12. Cassie April 25, 2013

    These look so yummy! I have been using my grandma’s recipe for pancakes for like forever and this would definitely change up our Saturday morning routine! How many pancakes does this recipe usually make? Also, what is the nutritional value, mainly the carbohydrates and calories? Being a diabetic, I am currently strictly counting carbs in EVERY meal. Thanks for posting this!

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  14. Rachelle June 2, 2013

    My husband and I tried this recipe this morning and the pancakes were delish! It made just the right amount for 2 people. We’ll be making these pancakes again!

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  16. Joanne Daley November 24, 2013

    Thanks for the great recipe. Very good, great taste, used more cinnamon & olive oil instead of coconut oil, still worked very well. Very easy; doubled recipe fit in my blender. Nice site too! J.

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  18. Kerry October 23, 2015

    Yummy, but it needs more cinnamon and the syrup is absolutely necessary. Great texture and flavor. I will definitely make these again.


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