Valentine's Day is coming up and I can't think of a better way to start the morning than with these fabulous light and fluffy Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes!
Yield: 6 servings

Heart-Shaped Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 35 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: American
Valentine's Day is coming up and I can't think of a better way to start the morning than with these fabulous light and fluffy Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unbleached or white whole wheat flour (I did a blend of both)
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 large banana (ripe, mashed well)
  • 1 cup 1% milk (or almond milk)
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  • Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl.
  • Combine milk, egg white, oil, vanilla and mashed bananas in another medium sized bowl and mix until smooth.
  • Combine wet ingredients with the dry and mix well with a wooden spoon until there are no more dry spots. Don't over-mix.
  • Heat a large skillet on medium-low heat. If you are using a heart shaped pancake mold, you will want to spray it lightly with cooking spray so the batter doesn't stick to it.
  • Lightly spray a skillet with cooking spray, place the mold on the hot skillet and pour 1/4 cup of pancake batter.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of chocolate chips in each pancake.
  • When the pancake starts to bubble and the edges begin to set, flip the pancakes. Repeat with the remainder of the batter.
  • Makes about 3 cups of batter which yields 12 pancakes.

Notes

*Syrup extra points and calories.

Nutrition

Serving: 2pancakes, Calories: 179.5kcal, Carbohydrates: 28.5g, Protein: 6g, Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 2mg, Sodium: 572mg, Fiber: 2.5g, Sugar: 10g
Blue Smart Points: 6
Green Smart Points: 6
Purple Smart Points: 6
Points +: 5