Banana pancakes are best finger foods for babies and great snack option for kids. This simplest pancakes can be made in minutes and needs only 2 ingredients: banana & eggs. It’s quite filling and rich in nutrients as well.
You can give this to babies from 8 months as a finger food or snack. This banana pancakes are mild sweet in taste, which suits baby’s taste buds. Check another’s version of banana pancakes with wheat flour here.
- Banana - 1 big sized or 2 small ones
- Eggs - 2 small ones
- Oil/butter - for making pancakes
- Optional ingredients for Toddlers:
- Grated coconut - 1 tbsp
- Sugar - 1 tbsp
- Chopped nuts - 2 tsp
- Honey - 1 tbsp (for topping)
- Sterilize the bowls and spoons used for feeding your baby in a vessel with hot water for five minutes and keep it immersed in the same vessel until use.
- Take banana & eggs. Mash the bananas well with your hand or fork. Beat the eggs well along with bananas using a whisk to a smooth mixture. Keep it ready.
- Heat a tawa or iron skillet, add a small laddle of pancake mix to it and spread it to form a thin circles. Don't spread too much. Sprinkle oil or butter. Cook until brown on one side for five minutes and flip the pancakes carefully. Cook for a minute and remove from tawa. Repeat the same process for the remaining mix.
- When making this banana pancakes for small babies, banana quantity should be more than eggs.
- Bananas should be ripen and sweet.
- For small babies, offer as a finger food by cutting into small cubes or Just mash the pancakes with your hands/ dip it in warm water and give.
- Make this pancakes only with egg yolk for babies less than a year old. As some pediatricians don’t recommend egg whites until one year.
- Add 1 tbsp of sugar, 1 tbsp of scrapped Coconut, handful of nuts and making this pancakes for toddlers and adults & serve with honey.
- Don’t spread it too thin, otherwise it may stick to the tawa.
- Introduce this banana pancakes to your baby after introducing banana & egg separate.
- Generally banana doesn’t cause any allergies, but check for symptoms and stop feeding your baby if you find any.
- Adding sugar and honey is not recommended until 1 year of age.
- Always check with your pediatrician before introducing any new food.