Simple Oat Pancakes Recipe

closeup on oat pancakes with berries on top

Overview

These pancakes are great to make for when you're having a busy morning or a relaxing brunch. With minimal preparation and clean up, they're the perfect go to when you're looking for an easy, nourishing, and tasty breakfast.

Yield:

2 servings

Preparation time:

5 minutes

Cooking time:

10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 medium sized banana
  • 2 eggs
  • water as needed
  • 1 tablespoon butter or oil
  • Optional: 1/4 teaspoon baking powder cinnamon to taste berry compote (see recipe below)

Instructions

  1. Combine the oats, banana, eggs, and any other desired optional ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. If the batter doesn't run off a spoon easily, add water in increments of 1/2 tablespoon.
  4. Heat a medium-sized non-stick skillet on medium heat until hot, about 5 minutes.
  5. Put butter or oil onto the pan. Swirl to coat the pan.
  6. Take a rounded tablespoon scoop of batter and pour into the skillet making 3 silver dollar size (mini) pancakes.
  7. Flip pancakes after 30 seconds to 1 minute when bubbles appear on top. Once pancakes are flipped, cook for another 30 seconds to 1 minute until the bottom of the pancake is golden brown.
  8. Repeat steps 6-7 until the remaining batter is cooked.
  9. Remove from the pan and serve with berry compote or maple syrup, yogurt and/or fruit.

Recipe by Nava Lavine, Dietetic Intern

 

Berry Compote Recipe

Ingredients
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 medium sized banana
  • 2 eggs water as needed
  • 1 tablespoon butter or oil
  • Optional: 1/4 teaspoon baking powder cinnamon to taste berry compote
Instructions
  1. Combine the oats, banana, eggs, and any other desired optional ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. If the batter doesn't run off a spoon easily, add water in increments of 1/2 tablespoon.
  4. Heat a medium-sized non-stick skillet on medium heat until hot, about 5 minutes.
  5. Put butter or oil onto the pan. Swirl to coat the pan.
  6. Take a rounded tablespoon scoop of batter and pour into the skillet making 3 silver dollar size (mini) pancakes.
  7. Flip pancakes after 30 seconds to 1 minute when bubbles appear on top. Once pancakes are flipped, cook for another 30 seconds to 1 minute until the bottom of the pancake is golden brown.
  8. Repeat steps 6-7 until the remaining batter is cooked.
  9. Remove from the pan and serve with berry compote or maple syrup, yogurt and/or fruit.
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