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Macadamia and banana pancakes
These nutty pancakes are a great breakfast or treat for all ages to enjoy.
Course Breakfast
Preference Vegetarian
Perfect for Weekend Wonder
Skill level Easy


  • 2 cups self raising flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • cups buttermilk
  • 60 g sugar
  • cup macadamias toasted unsalted, finely chopped
  • ½ cup banana mashed ripe
  • unsalted butter for cooking
  • ¼ cup macadamias extra, roughly chopped to serve
  • maple syrup to serve

Macadamia Butter

  • 100 g unsalted butter whipped until fluffy
  • ¼ cup macadamia nuts toasted unsalted, finely chopped


  • Mix all the dry ingredients together. In a separate bowl beat the eggs and add oil. Add one cup buttermilk to the egg mixture and mix well. Pour egg mixture into the dry ingredients mix and mix into a thick batter, add the remaining buttermix, banana and macadamias and incorporate gently. Add more buttermilk if the batter is too thick.
  • Pour 1/4 cup batter (or more for larger pancakes) into a medium sized oiled pan. Turn when bubbles appear on the top of the pancake and cook until golden. Keep warn in oven and repeat process with remaining batter.
  • To make butter, fold macadamia nuts through whipped butter until well combined.
  • Serve pancakes with macadamia butter, sprinkle with extra chopped macadamia nuts and drizzle with maple syrup.


Calories: 3422kcalCarbohydrates: 301gProtein: 69gFat: 224gSaturated Fat: 101gPolyunsaturated Fat: 10gMonounsaturated Fat: 98gTrans Fat: 3gCholesterol: 602mgSodium: 715mgPotassium: 1805mgFiber: 18gSugar: 102gVitamin A: 3918IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 831mgIron: 8mg