Banana-Cornmeal Pancakes

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These stay tender as they cool, so you can reheat leftovers with equally delicious results.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole-wheat pastry flour
  • 1/3 cup cornmeal
  • 1 Tbs. baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 medium bananas
  • 1 1/2 cups low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 Tbs. brown rice syrup
  • 1 1/2 Tbs. vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans or almonds, optional

Preparation

  1. Whisk together flour, cornmeal, baking powder and baking soda in mixing bowl. Purée bananas, yogurt, egg, brown rice syrup and oil in blender until smooth. Fold wet ingredients into flour mixture, and stir until smooth. Stir in raisins and nuts. Let batter rest 10 minutes. Add a little water if too thick.
  2. Heat nonstick griddle over medium-low heat until drop of water sizzles on surface. Coat with cooking spray.
  3. Pour scant 1/4 cup batter onto griddle for each pancake. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until bubbles appear near edges of pancakes. Flip, and cook 1 to 2 minutes more, or until golden. Serve with syrup and fresh fruit, if desired.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Serves 4 (makes 12 pancakes)
  • Calories: 433
  • Carbohydrate Content: 77 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 57 mg
  • Fat Content: 10 g
  • Fiber Content: 7 g
  • Protein Content: 11 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 746 mg
  • Sugar Content: 32 g