Auntie M's PB Pancakes

Pancakes in general are pretty straightforward.
A basic recipe reads something like:

1 cup flour                        3/4 cup milk
1 tsp baking powder        1 egg
1 tbsp sugar                     1 tsp vanilla

Mix in a bowl and fry in a pan.  Simple!  For the more adventurous, you can add or substitute ingredients as desired, such as adding chopped apples or jam or cocoa powder or chocolate chips, berries... the list goes on, really! 

My own culinary tastes tend to go against anything basic, so I have used this quick from the brain recipe and modified it to make a tasty, filling and healthy breakfast option!

Auntie M's PB Pancakes  (Peanut Butter & Banana)
yields approx 15 med-sized pancakes

In small bowl mix together the following dry ingredients:

1 cup all-purpose flour (can use whole wheat if you like)
1/4 cup oat or wheat bran
1 tsp (heaping) baking powder
dash of sea salt

Set aside the dry ingredients.  In a medium/large bowl, blend together

1/2 cup unsweetened organic peanut butter
1/2 cup liquid honey
3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 large ripe banana
1 tsp vanilla

Tip: I used a Magic Bullet to blend the milk, banana and vanilla together - way easier than doing it by hand.  I also melted the PB and Honey so that the texture was easier to combine with the other moist ingredients.

Stir the dry ingredients into the larger bowl until well blended.  The batter will be a little lumpy, that's ok!

Drop portions of the batter onto a prepared frying surface.  Flip when small bubbles have formed on top - careful not to burn them!

Enjoy 'as is' or with jam.  Because there is so much honey, they shouldn't need to be sweetened anymore, although I would never object to a splash of maple syrup!!

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