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Vancouver, WA – June 2017
Tolovana Resort – June 15 to July 15 #1

Banana Pancake Recipe

pancakes Just SpicesDon’t let breakfast become ho-hum. Try making these flavorful banana pancakes made with Just Spices Pancake Blend. It simplifies pancake making and contains brown sugar, cinnamon, lemon peel, cardamom seed and vanilla bean for truly tasty pancakes.

Just Spices is a brand new to the U.S. spice company with 20 organic spice blends and two everyday essentials, available exclusively through its website, justspices.com. All Just Spices products are certified USDA organic, with no flavor enhancers, each a standard 100 milliliters and ranging from $5.99-$7.99.

Recipe courtesy Just Spices justspices.com

maple syrup

Serve these pancakes with pure maple syrup.

Makes 8 small pancakes

  • 1 medium ripe banana
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Just Spices Pancake Blend
  • Butter or oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder, for fluffier pancakes
  • Optional: 1 cup fresh fruits (we recommend blueberries or chopped apples), 1/2 cup chopped nuts and 1 tablespoon honey

 

  1. Peel the banana and break it up into several big chunks in a bowl.
  2. Use a dinner fork to thoroughly mash the banana. Continue mashing until the banana has a pudding-like consistency and no large lumps remain (a few small lumps are okay). You should have 1/3 to 1/2 cup of mashed bananas.
  3. Whisk in Just Spices Pancake blend. These pancakes are pretty great on their own, but a few extras never hurt. Add 1/8 teaspoon of baking powder for fluffier, lighter pancakes and save any chunky, heavy ingredients — like nuts — for when the pancakes are on the griddle.
  4. Whisk the eggs together until the yolks and whites are completely combined. Then pour the eggs over the banana mixture and stir until everything is completely combined.
  5. Melt a little butter or warm a little vegetable oil in the pan to prevent the pancakes from sticking to the griddle, if you like.
  6. Drop 2 tablespoons of batter onto the hot griddle. It should sizzle immediately — if not, turn up the heat slightly.
  7. Cook the pancakes until the bottoms look browned and golden when you lift a corner (roughly 1 minute). The edges should also be starting to look set, but the middle will still be loose like barely set Jell-O.
  8. Cook the other side for another minute or so, until it’s is also golden-brown. You can flip the pancakes a few times if you need to in order to get them evenly browned (Flipping is much easier once the second side is set!).


Bobbie Hasselbring, RFT Editor

RFT co-founder Bobbie Hasselbring has been a travel junkie her entire life. An award-winning writer and editor for more than 25 years and author of the regional food-travel bestsellers, The Chocolate Lover’s Guide to the Pacific Northwest and The Chocolate Lover’s Guide Cookbook, Bobbie is editor-in-chief at realfoodtraveler.com.


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