Heart-Healthy Avocado Banana Pancake Stacks

Recipe Description:

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This Love One Today® fresh avocado recipe is another way to make the American Heart Association® recommendations part of your healthy lifestyle. Avocados and bananas combine for a smooth batter to make scrumptious pancake recipe. Top with additional fruit for bonus nutrition.

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Prep time:
10 minutes
Cook time:
10 minutes
Ready in:
20 minutes

Get Started:


  • Recipe serving size: 2 pancakes
  • Number of servings:


  • 2/3 cup whole grain flour
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 ripe, fresh avocado, halved, pitted, peeled and diced, divided
  • 1 cup ripe banana, sliced
  • 1 cup reduced fat milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • non-stick cooking spray


  1. In a medium bowl mix together all-purpose and whole wheat flours, brown sugar and baking powder.
  2. In a blender, combine half of the avocado pieces, half of the banana slices, milk, eggs and vanilla. Puree until smooth.
  3. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until just combined, batter may be lumpy.
  4. Lightly spray a griddle or skillet with nonstick spray and heat over medium heat.
  5. Pour 1/4 cup of batter for each 4-inch pancake. Cook until bottom is lightly brown and bubbles begin to burst, about 2 minutes. Turn and continue cooking until golden brown.
  6. Serve warm with remaining avocados and bananas.

Notes & Tips:

Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 139g

Amount Per Serving
Calories 210
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.0g 9%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0.0g -
Polyunsaturated Fat -
Monounsaturated Fat -
Cholesterol 75.0mg 25%
Sodium 210mg 9%
Carbohydrates 30.0g 11%
Dietary fiber 4.0g 14%
Sugar 7g 4%
Added sugars -
Protein 7.0g -
Vitamin A 1%
Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 155mg 10%
Iron 1mg 6%
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Folate -
Potassium 297mg 6%
Omega 3 Fatty Acids -

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.