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Banana Egg Oatmeal Pancakes

by Heather

Meet my favorite healthy pancake recipe – banana egg oatmeal pancakes! Just 3 simple ingredients transform into a balanced, delicious, and oh-so kid-friendly breakfast option. If you’ve got some ripe bananas around, mash ’em up, grab some eggs and oatmeal and let’s make some pancakes!

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3 Ingredient Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

Have I ever shared how many bananas our family goes through? I buy at least 30 every time I go to the grocery store… and that’s multiple times a week.

We love to eat them as a snack, but also to use in our cooking. Like in these breakfast pancakes!

I love these 3 ingredient banana oatmeal pancakes because they’re so dang easy to make (my kids can make them!).

Everyone loves them and I can customize them by adding cocoa powder in one day, or blueberries into the batter.

But most of the time, I make them just the way they are because it’s a long-standing favorite.

And why mess with a good thing??

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Reasons to love bananas

I could write a love letter to bananas, but instead, I’ll share some 3 reasons to love bananas.

  • Bananas add natural sweetness to recipes. It’s one of my favorite natural sweeteners to use.
  • Bananas are loaded with the mineral potassium.
  • Bananas give you fiber which can aid in digestion.
  • Bonus reason – they’re so portable and easy to pack along for a kid-friendly snack!
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How to store leftover banana oat egg pancakes

These pancakes are perfect for meal prep and can be made in big batches. The recipe works well being doubled, triples, or even quadrupled!

To store leftover banana oat egg pancakes, cool them first. I like to cool on a wire cooling rack.

Once the pancakes are fully cooled you can place them in Pyrex storage containers and keep them in the fridge for up to 1 week. To reheat, simply warm a pan over medium heat and place them in the pan for a few minutes to warm back up.

You can also reheat in a 300-degree F oven for 10 or so minutes until warm.

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Can you freeze these?

Absolutely! Freeze extra pancakes in a single layer on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.

Once the pancakes are fully frozen, transfer them to a freezer bag.

Make sure to label and date the pancakes. They will keep for up to 6 months in the freezer.

Defrost in the fridge or on the counter, and warm in the same way listened above!

banana egg oatmeal pancakes

Ingredients in 3 ingredient banana oatmeal pancakes

Banana Egg Oatmeal Pancakes

How to make banana egg oatmeal pancakes

  1. Mash the bananas fully. Whisk in the eggs. Stir in the oats.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat (or set an electric skillet to 350 degrees F). Add coconut oil and cook pancakes for about 4 minutes on the first side, and 2-3 minutes on the second.
  3. Repeat with the remaining batter.

Watch the oaty banana pancakes recipe below!

Banana egg oatmeal pancakes

Ready to make your oaty banana pancakes dream come true? Gather your ingredients and let’s make some pancakes!

Don’t forget your peanut butter drizzle!

Banana Egg Oatmeal Pancakes

Do you have extra ripe bananas lying around? Try these favorite banana recipes!

Banana Egg Oatmeal Pancakes
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Banana Egg Oatmeal Pancakes

Meet my favorite pancake recipe – the banana egg oatmeal pancake! Just 3 simple ingredients transform into a balanced, delicious and oh-so kid friendly breakfast option. If you’ve got some ripe bananas around, mash em up, grab some eggs and oatmeal and let’s make some pancakes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana, breakfast, pancakes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 245kcal
Author: Heather



  • To make the batter mash the bananas fully. Next, whisk in the eggs. Stir in the oats until combined.
    how to make banana egg oatmeal pancakes
  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat (or set an electric skillet to 350 degrees F). Add 1 tsp coconut oil. Pour 1/4 cup batter for each pancake and cook pancakes for about 4 minutes on the first side, then flip and cook another 2-3 minutes on the second. Repeat with remaining batter.
    how to make banana egg oatmeal pancakes
Did you make this recipe?Be sure to tag me @fitmamarealfood or tag #fitmamarealfood!


Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 65mg | Potassium: 556mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 313IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 2mg
Banana Egg Oatmeal Pancakes
Banana Egg Oatmeal Pancakes

Did you try this recipe? If so, I would love it if you left a comment and recipe rating below letting me know how they turned out!



*Originally published in April 2012. Updated March 2021.*

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Ashley @ My Food 'N' Fitness Diaries August 8, 2012 - 7:29 am

I LOVE this idea! You know how much I love your custard oats, so I’m sure this will be a hit too.

Fit Mama August 9, 2012 - 1:03 pm

I bet you will love it!

Erica August 8, 2012 - 7:39 am

What a great idea! Nom nom. I’m stuck on smoothies right now

Fit Mama August 9, 2012 - 1:03 pm

Smoothies have been so good with all the sunshine around lately

Carly @ Snack Therapy August 8, 2012 - 8:23 am

This looks like such an easy way to add some protein to a pancake! One question though: How eggy is the texture of the cake? I don’t love the texture of eggs (especially scrambled) and the egg is one of the main ingredients in this dish. Either way, looks good :-).

Fit Mama August 9, 2012 - 1:05 pm

Mmmm, well you can definitely tell there is egg in there (which I love). It’s not very doughy like most pancakes are. The texture definitely isn’t like scrambled eggs, just… soft and moist I guess? Haha if you end up trying it let me know what you think!

Maggie August 8, 2012 - 9:41 am

I’m trying this today for lunch! Had a rough morning with my three month old and this sounds perfect and super easy! I did my first pp run with a jogging stroller yesterday and really enjoyed reading your experience too.

Fit Mama August 9, 2012 - 1:06 pm

Ohhhhhh sorry you had a rough morning yesterday! Hope you enjoyed it for lunch and today goes much better for you. 🙂 How did your first run go with the jogging stroller?

Maggie August 9, 2012 - 2:15 pm

It was so good I had it today for breakfast as well! Def the highlight of a tough day. I think he was over-tired from a bad day of naps. He slept better last night so I feel much more human today. The run went okay but it def changes my stride and getting used to having one hand on the stroller was weird at first. I also went out too strong and was dying on the way back.

Lauren August 9, 2012 - 10:51 am

Ok, this is a very trivial question but it always interests me, and I think it probably can tell you something about a person’s personality. What that is, exactly, I’m not quite sure. Someday I’ll figure it out and let you know. BUT:

When eating pancakes, would you rather have a fat stack of smaller ones or one giant pancake?

Fit Mama August 9, 2012 - 1:08 pm

Mmmmmm I guess a fat stack of smaller ones. Wonder what that says about me?

Lauren August 10, 2012 - 6:35 am

You know I’ve been thinking about this, and I think perhaps that you prefer realistic and manageable things OR that you were really good at building towers with blocks as a child.

KatsHealthCorner August 9, 2012 - 4:09 pm

What an incredible recipe!!!! 😀

Suzanne August 10, 2012 - 10:19 am

Literally eating this right now and it is so delicious!! Such a simple, wonderful recipe!

Fit Mama August 10, 2012 - 11:37 am

Yay so glad you like it! I’ve had it every day this week. Just can’t get enough!

Suzanne August 12, 2012 - 9:58 pm

Me neither! Oh and I didn’t have a very ripe banana though so instead I just blended my banana in my Magic Bullet. It was nice and frothy-perfect for the pancake!

Suzy February 12, 2014 - 12:57 pm

Very delicious and nutritious pancake. I took your advice Suzanne and blended all in my Nutribullet. Perfect batter. I used almond butter as a topping since I was out of Smart Balance Peanut Butter. And I was satisfied with one good-sized pancake. Yummy!

amy August 10, 2012 - 10:58 am

i love this! Ill definitely be trying it!

Chelsea @ Designs on Dinner August 21, 2012 - 8:23 am

Just tried this for breakfast last week and loved it! The texture was fantastic. Thanks for the inspiration! 🙂

Fit Mama August 21, 2012 - 8:32 am

You’re welcome! I just enjoyed it again today 🙂

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I just made this and I am in college. So easy with little materials and better yet healthy for you! Which is hard to do in college because cafeteria food is not that great for you.
I added cinnamon and a little milk to the eggs. I also added raisins to one to add a little crunchiness. I wonder how chocolate chips would taste…

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Chocolate chips would be an amazing addition I bet!

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Megan June 1, 2020 - 5:15 am

5 stars
These are my favorite pancakes!

Heather June 1, 2020 - 5:17 am

Mine too!

Brooke March 10, 2021 - 6:57 pm

5 stars
YUM. We love pancakes in our house and this was such a fun and easy way to make them! I messed up the first one pouring it a little two big & it fell apart when flipping but quickly realized if I stuck with the 1/4 scoop then they came out perfect! Almond butter on top was an amazing addition and needed only a spot of maple syrup for my boys. Will def be a new favorite breakfast choice!

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Thanks for sharing Brooke!! It’s always great when you find a recipe the whole family enjoys!!

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Hi! Is it 245 kcal per serving?

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