Paleo Coconut Banana Macadamia Nut Pancakes (Grain and Dairy Free)

There is a place Kevin and I love in Southern California that serves the best banana macadamia nut pancakes we’ve ever had. And they serve them with homemade coconut syrup.

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These are not those pancakes. For one thing, they are grain and dairy free – two things that essentially make those pancakes. Also, I couldn’t figure out how to make homemade coconut syrup that could even come CLOSE to what they used…nor could I figure out how to make it without a ton of sugar.

BUT. These pancakes are pretty darned good – and they are paleo approved! The batter is a super simple combination of eggs, mashed banana, macadamia nuts, and coconut flour – which gives these pancakes the fluff they need for me to consider them pancakes. Don’t get me wrong, I love our pumpkin pancakes with apple raisin compote, but there’s something about these thick, fluffy pancakes that just…comforts me.

Paleo Coconut Banana Macademia Nut Pancakes | eatwriterunrepeat.com

This is partly because I used to LOVE to make pancakes. I’ve mentioned it before that pancakes are one of the things I miss most about eating paleo. They also used to be THE quintessential comfort food for me, particularly when I was living overseas. And while I view these as somewhat of a cheat paleo dish (coconut flour is still processed and still a flour and therefore not purely paleo, in my opinion), it’s a cheat I will definitely continue to make, particularly on weekends.

Paleo Coconut Banana Macademia Nut Pancakes | eatwriterunrepeat.com

These pancakes aren’t quite sweet enough to eat dry (although I did), but when drizzled with some raw honey, they were pretty much perfect.

Paleo Coconut Banana Macademia Nut Pancakes with honey | eatwriterunrepeat.com

Pancakes for everyone!

Paleo Coconut Banana Macadamia Nut Pancakes

serves two

Ingredients

2 ripe bananas, mashed

3 eggs

3 tbsp coconut flour

1/2 cup macadamia nuts

Instructions

Combine all your ingredients to make a wet batter. On a hot griddle or in a hot (greased) skillet, pour out your pancakes (mine made 4, but I made them big) and let them cook fully on one side – about 3-4 minutes. Carefully (but quickly) flip them over and cook through, about another 3 minutes.

Cover with raw honey (optional) and dig in!

(That was a lot of parenthesis in one small paragraph. Sorry about that!)

Paleo Coconut Banana Macademia Nut Pancakes | eatwriterunrepeat.com

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