Steam-Fried Banana Pecan Pancake


This recipe for steam-fried banana pecan pancake is an entry in our Spring Fling Dairy-Free Recipe Contest, created and submitted by Hidemi Walsh. To qualify, the recipe includes Almond Plus Protein Almond Milk by So Delicious Dairy Free.

Steam-fried Banana Pecan PancakeSpring Fling Dairy-Free Recipe ContestWhat a unique and fun breakfast! This steam-fried banana pecan pancake eliminates the fuss of ordinary pancakes or waffles.

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Special Diet Notes & Options: Steam-Fried Banana Pecan Pancake

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, peanut-free, soy-free, and vegetarian. It could easily be adapted to gluten-free (with an all-purpose gluten-free flour blend) or egg-free/vegan (with a powdered egg replacer), though we haven’t tested these options.

Steam-fried Banana Pecan Pancake
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Serves: 1
  1. Put flour, sugar and baking powder into a bowl and stir together.
  2. In another bowl, beat egg and stir in almond milk. Add flour mixture and blend well.
  3. In an 8-inch skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. When the oil warms up, pour the pancake batter into the skillet. Place banana and pecans on top of the pancake batter, cover with lid, reduce heat to low and steam fry the pancake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center of the pancake comes out clean and the outside of the pancake is crisp and golden brown.
  4. Put the pancake on a serving plate and drizzle with honey, maple syrup or pancake syrup.

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Alisa is the founder of, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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