Banana Pancakes

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These pancakes turned out to be heavenly, and I’m definitely going to make them again sometime soon! They were fluffy, soft, delicious and tasted absolutely perfect with maple syrup. This recipe is very simple and didn’t take me much time or effort either. These are also great because you can make them without having to buy buttermilk!
Here’s what you’ll need:
1 cup flour
1 egg
1 tsp sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2/3 cup yogurt + 1/3 cup milk (mixed)
1 oz melted butter
1 overripe banana – mashed
First, mix all the dry ingredients in a bowl. Beat the eggs, sugar and yogurt and milk mixture in a separate bowl. Add the dry ingredients and to the wet ones and then fold in the mashed banana. Mix till the mixture is smooth (It might not be totally smooth but a few banana lumps won’t matter as long as they are not too big). Now stir in the melted butter.
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In a heated non-stick frying pan (you don’t need to add butter to the pan), add spoonfuls of the batter till you get the size you want (turn the gas mark to 4 or 5 now – medium heat).
Add the batter in the middle of the pancake as it spreads, and do not spread the batter with your spatula so that the batter gives a natural sponginess and thickness to the pancake.
Flip the pancake when you see the sides separating a bit, and do not worry if the batter splatters a bit.
Flip again when the pancake rises a bit and bottom is brown and cooked. Keep flipping and cooking till both sides are firm to press and a nice brown color. Serve hot with maple syrup!
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