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Baby Led Weaning Recipe: Banana and Oat Pancakes

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My pancake recipes have been such a success (especially this sweet potato one) that I thought I’d try a new adaptation: banana oat pancakes.

You can read my basic banana pancake recipe here, but this recipe has a few more ingredients.

What you will need to make these delicious banana oat pancakes:

1 banana

2 eggs

2 tbsp / 30g oatmeal

1 tbsp peanut butter

1 tbsp / 15g  flaxseed (optional)

4 tsp coconut oil


1. In a medium bowl, mash a banana with a fork until it makes a thick paste. The riper the banana, the better.

2. Crack two eggs into the bowl and combine with the banana until frothy.

3. Add the oatmeal, peanut butter and flaxseed if using. Thoroughly combine.

Recipe for banana oat pancakes. these pancakes are perfect for baby led weaning. All the ingredients you need to make delicious, tasty BLW pancakes.

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4. Heat an oil with a teaspoon of oil and ladle in a quarter of the mixture.

5. Spread the batter out with the back of a spoon so it is quite thin.

6. After a couple of minutes, flip the pancake and fry on the other side.

7. Repeat a further three times.

8. Eat and enjoy!

banana, oat and peanut butter pancakes surrounded by blueberries on a chopping board

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I served these banana oat pancakes on Munchkin White Hot plates so I knew when they were cool enough to serve. These are so soft that they break up as soon as they go in your mouth. Dex loved the taste and ate two of the pancakes while I ate the other two. Of course, you can freeze them or keep them in the fridge for the following day if you wish.

Let me know if you try them. They are so delicious!

Nutrition (per pancake):

Calories 160

Fat 10g

Protein 5g

Carbs 13g

Fibre 3g

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Monday 5th of February 2018

My little guy can't get enough of these and is now refusing all other pancakes (including previous favorites)! I've been using only 1 egg and adding 1/4 tsp baking powder.


Sunday 11th of February 2018

Fantastic! Glad to hear he is a fan


Saturday 7th of January 2017

These look so yummy, and if they are good enough to Dex the are good enough for us :)


Sophie Durrans

Friday 6th of January 2017

I'll have to give these a try, I've been meaning to try out more BLW recipes


Friday 6th of January 2017

We'll be startig weaning before we know it and I want to be a bit experimental this time :) some lovely recipes!

Babies and Beauty

Friday 6th of January 2017

Oh wow these look fab, I always struggle for breakfast but these have given me lots of inspiration and ideas.

Thanks for sharing, Emily xxx