Puffed Oven Pancake with Brown Sugar-Banana Sauce


Yes, you can enjoy a warm breakfast without a lot of effort! Make the tasty banana sauce the night before, then reheat it as you bake your puffy oven pancake in the morning.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Bake Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 2 tablespoon butter

  • 4 eggs

  • cup all-purpose flour

  • cup milk

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup butter

  • cup packed brown sugar

  • 3 medium bananas, sliced

  • 2 tablespoon light rum or apple juice

  • Powdered sugar (optional)

  • Whipped cream (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Place the 2 tablespoons butter in a 12-inch oven-going skillet or round heavy metal baking pan. Place skillet in oven for 3 to 5 minutes or until butter is melted.

  2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl beat eggs with a wire whisk or rotary beater. Add flour, milk, and salt; beat until smooth. Immediately pour batter into the hot skillet. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until puffed and well browned.

  3. For brown sugar-banana sauce, in a small saucepan combine the 1/2 cup butter and the brown sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat until melted. Add bananas; cook about 2 minutes or until heated through, stirring gently. Carefully stir in rum; heat through.

  4. To serve, spoon sauce over pancake. If desired, sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar and serve with whipped cream. Serve warm.

    Puffed Oven Pancake with Brown Sugar-Banana Sauce
    Scott Little

Make-Ahead Directions:

Prepare brown sugar-banana sauce as directed in Step 3. Place in an airtight container; seal and chill for up to 24 hours. To serve, place in a small saucepan. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until heated through. Prepare Puffed Oven Pancake as directed. Serve pancake with brown sugar-banana sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

290 Calories
17g Fat
28g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 290
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 144mg 48%
Sodium 222mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 3.5mg 18%
Calcium 50.5mg 4%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Potassium 252mg 5%
Folate, total 40.3mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

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

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