Banana and Blueberry Pancakes with Cinnamon Vanilla Butter

My son woke up one morning this week and asked if I would please make him pancakes for breakfast.  How could I say no to my sweet boy?  I went online in search of some tasty pancakes.  I found these beauties over at The Comfort of Cooking that looked irresistible.  I was happy to find a recipe that used up the three bananas that were over ripe on my counter and the fresh blueberries that needed to be used up.  The pancakes were a huge hit with both of my kids – they gobbled them right up with smiles on their faces.  Thanks for the recipe Georgia and for making breakfast a little more special this week for my kids.

Combine the butter, cinnamon, and vanilla together in a small dish;  mix until well combined.  Set aside.

Mix the flour, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl until well combined.  In another bowl, mix the mashed banana, egg, milk, vanilla, and sugar together until very well combined.  Gently add the flour mixture to the banana mixture and stir until just combined.  Pour in half of the blueberries and mix.

Pour about 1/4 cup of batter per pancake onto a hot nonstick griddle or skillet that has been coated with cooking spray or butter. Cook 2 minutes or until the tops are covered with bubbles and edges look cooked. Carefully turn pancakes over; cook 2 more minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Top with fresh blueberries, a dollop of the cinnamon vanilla butter, and a drizzle of maple syrup.  Enjoy.

 

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Banana and Blueberry Pancakes with Cinnamon Vanilla Butter

Yield: 12-15 pancakes

Prep Time: 10 min.

Cook Time: 10 -15 min.

Total Time: 20-25 min.

Ingredients:

Cinnamon Vanilla Butter:

2 tbsp softened butter
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp vanilla extract

Banana and Blueberry Pancakes:

1 1/2 cups of flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
3 bananas, mashed well
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 1/4 cups of milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp sugar
1 1/2 cups of fresh blueberries (divided)

Directions:

Combine the butter, cinnamon, and vanilla together in a small dish; mix until well combined. Set aside.

Mix the flour, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl until well combined. In another bowl, mix the mashed banana, egg, milk, vanilla, and sugar together until very well combined. Gently add the flour mixture to the banana mixture and stir until just combined. Pour in half of the blueberries and mix.

Pour about 1/4 cup of batter per pancake onto a hot nonstick griddle or skillet that has been coated with cooking spray or butter. Cook 2 minutes or until the tops are covered with bubbles and edges look cooked. Carefully turn pancakes over; cook 2 more minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Top with fresh blueberries, a dollop of the cinnamon vanilla butter, and a drizzle of maple syrup. Enjoy.

Adapted recipe by For the Love of Cooking.net
Original recipe by The Comfort of Cooking

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33 Responses to “Banana and Blueberry Pancakes with Cinnamon Vanilla Butter”

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    Words Of Deliciousness — June 28, 2012 @ 8:30 pm

    I would love to have this for breakfast. The cinnamon vanilla butter sounds like it would be great with these pancakes.

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    gloria — June 28, 2012 @ 8:38 pm

    I love have blueberries:) awesome!

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    Sarah B. — June 28, 2012 @ 8:44 pm

    mmmmmm! I have an addiction to blueberries right now! This is a great recipe to add to my collection :) THANK YOU!

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    Caralyn @ glutenfreehappytummy — June 28, 2012 @ 9:27 pm

    those are picture perfect! yum!!!

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    Katarina — June 28, 2012 @ 9:37 pm

    These looks so fresh and delicious! I would love to taste them!

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    Kris — June 28, 2012 @ 10:06 pm

    Wow, those look so good! I love fresh blueberries!!! I bet he was a happy camper!!!
    Good Mama!!!
    XO Kris

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    Martha — June 29, 2012 @ 1:36 am

    I’m coming for breakfast! These sound so good!

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    grace — June 29, 2012 @ 2:03 am

    the pancakes are amazing, pam, and i fear that i’d tear into that butter like there’s no tomorrow. :)

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    Diane — June 29, 2012 @ 3:37 am

    I keep meaning to make pancakes – I am off to the kitchen to make them right now before I put it off again :) Have a great weekend Diane

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    Kay — June 29, 2012 @ 4:16 am

    You are a wonderful mama! This looks so good, would love to have one, or two of this right now with my tea!

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    Jenn's Food Journey — June 29, 2012 @ 5:23 am

    Now I don’t usually crave a lot of breakfast foods… but I have a feeling I’ll be thinking of these pancakes all day!! They look wonderful, Pam – thanks for sharing! And the cinnamon vanilla butter would work with so many things!!!! YUM!

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    Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious — June 29, 2012 @ 7:00 am

    Of course they’d be hit!! I’d gobble like 10 batches of these!! And that cinnamon vanilla butter looks AH-MAZING! It would go so well on everything.

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    vanillasugarblog — June 29, 2012 @ 10:13 am

    hubby wants blueberry pancakes every sunday
    i have no problem doing this, but not in the heat.
    so maybe i can send him to your house this sunday?
    you can feed him
    have a good weekend!
    xoxo

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    Jessica — June 29, 2012 @ 10:49 am

    Aw, this is seriously the sweetest thing ever.
    I can’t wait to have a family to make cute little breakfasts for one day. :) You are such an inspiration to me, Pam!

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    Loly — June 29, 2012 @ 11:02 am

    WOW, it looks SOOOOOOOOOOOOO GOOD :D love it..
    XXX
    http://abudhabifood.blogspot.com

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    Grubarazzi (@Grubarazzi) — June 29, 2012 @ 11:20 am

    This made me SO hungry!

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    Lana @ Never Enough Thyme — June 29, 2012 @ 4:46 pm

    These pancakes sound really delicious, but that cinnamon vanilla butter sounds incredible!

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    Joanne — June 29, 2012 @ 5:27 pm

    I love that you managed to get TWO fruits into these pancakes! Definite winners. I want them for my weekend breakfast!

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    simmy — June 29, 2012 @ 9:30 pm

    I’have never done pancakes I must make them

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    Angie@Angie's Recipes — June 29, 2012 @ 9:44 pm

    Gosh, the photos are so GOOD that I want to lick the screen!
    You may have noticed that my blog didn’t work last three days, now blogger finally fixed the problem and my blog works fine now.
    Angie

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    Coleens Recipes — June 30, 2012 @ 2:02 am

    My grandkids will LOVE this, thank you!!

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    Susan — June 30, 2012 @ 5:41 am

    I know the power of a good breakfast, but darn it! I am not a morning person, so making those gorgeous hotcakes would be a huge effort on my part! Don’t suppose you’d consider coming to my house and making that mouthwatering breakfast for me one sunny Sunday morning …?

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    JenE — June 30, 2012 @ 5:57 am

    Jack Johnson’s song about “makin’ banana pancakes” is a household fave – but this is the first time I’ve done it. Substituted in 1/2 c. whole wheat flour, added about a tbsp canola oil and a couple tsp. brown sugar to the batter. Yummmmm…. thanks!

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    Annie B. — June 30, 2012 @ 8:10 am

    Yum!! Thank you!!
    I have a blog giveaway going on ! Hope you join in for a chance to win!!!
    http://sailingwithbarefeet.blogspot.com/2012/06/1st-blog-giveaway.html

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    Peggy Recker — July 1, 2012 @ 8:12 am

    This sounds good. I couldn’t bring your quiche recipe up though.

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    Honey What's Cooking — July 1, 2012 @ 12:18 pm

    it is impossible to say no to a kid with a request like that. so nice of you. love those pics.

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    Construction Supplies Houston — July 3, 2012 @ 9:20 am

    these look delicious… and my blueberries need to be used ASAP before they spoil!

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    Bart — July 5, 2012 @ 12:20 pm

    Very beautiful and delicious! Looks very professional. I’m gonna try to make it also. Thanks.

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    Chris — July 6, 2012 @ 2:12 pm

    Trevor and I were just discussing various ideas for waffles this morning. I wonder if I can alter this into a waffle batter. hmmmmm

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    Aishah — August 3, 2012 @ 5:18 pm

    These look delicious and the recipe looks simple, I definitely have to make these pancakes!

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    lilian — March 12, 2013 @ 8:36 pm

    these were great! I’ve made them a couple of times, with and without blueberries. I love them either way, but highly recommend the ones with blueberries. I ate the with a little bit of margarine and thought they were great. Also, I’m on weight watchers now, and using the recipe builder app I lightened up the recipe (swapped in 0 fat milk) and each pancake (the recipe yields 17 pancakes) was worth 2 pts. Totally worth it!

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