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A plate of pancake bites with maple syrup being drizzled on top.

Pancake Bites

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  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 18 minutes
  • Yield: 24 servings 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


Pancake Bites – an easy, delicious pancake bite recipe made with real, simple ingredients and your kids will love them! The perfect addition to any breakfast or brunch menu!


  • 2 large ripe bananas
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons real maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • Toppings: mini chocolate chips, small blueberries or strawberries, chopped
  • Serving: additional real maple syrup


  1. Preheat oven to 415 degrees F. Spray mini muffin tin with olive oil or your favorite non-stick spray.
  2. Add bananas, eggs, oats, almond milk, maple syrup, vanilla extract, salt, cinnamon and baking powder to a high-speed blender. Blend until smooth. Pour into greased mini muffin tins filling about 3/4 full. 
  3. Top with mini chocolate chips, small blueberries or chopped strawberries. 
  4. Place in oven, middle rack, and let bake 8-10 minutes or until they start to brown a bit around the edges. 
  5. Remove from oven and let cool slightly. Use a butter knife to help pop them out. 
  6. Serve with additional real maple syrup and enjoy!


  • Storage: store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
  • Gluten-Free: to make these gluten-free ensure you use gluten-free oats.
  • Dairy-Free: to make these dairy-free ensure you use dairy-free mini chocolate chips. 
  • Nutrition: Nutrition information accounts for mini pancake bites topped with chocolate chips without maple syrup for topping.


  • Serving Size: 4 pancake bites
  • Calories: 184
  • Sugar: 11.1 g
  • Sodium: 147.2 mg
  • Fat: 2.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.8 g
  • Protein: 5.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 62 mg