Pancake Art - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Pancake Art

Servings:8 servings Serving Size:1 pancake


  • 1 ½ cups whole-wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 ½ cups skim milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 mashed bananas
  • Cooking spray


  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, brown sugar and baking powder.
  2. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients. Add milk, egg and vanilla. Whisk the liquid ingredients.
  3. Incorporate the dry ingredients until well combined. Fold in mashed bananas.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium heat.
  5. Spray pan with cooking spray. Ladle about ¼ cup of pancake batter onto heated skillet.
  6. Cook until batter starts to bubble at the top and the bottom is evenly browned. Flip and continue cooking until lightly browned.
  7. Serve with maple syrup or fruit, if desired.
  8. Garnish with assorted fruit to create fun faces, if desired.
  9. Store leftovers in the refrigerator. Reheat in the toaster or microwave.
Source: Eat Smart to Play Hard: Jeannie Najor, Program Coordinator, University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service

140 calories; 1.5g fat; 0g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 25mg cholesterol; 170mg sodium; 29g total carbohydrate; 3g dietary fiber; 9g total sugars; 3g added sugars; 6g protein; 6% Daily Value of vitamin D; 8% Daily Value of calcium; 6% Daily Value of iron; 6% Daily Value of potassium