Home Recipe ContentMacadamia Banana Pancakes

Macadamia Banana Pancakes

Published : August 30, 2015

The macadamias add a delicious twist to standard pancakes.

preparation time: 5 minutes

cooking time: 10 minutes

serves: 4 (makes 12 – 15)


1 x 325gm buttermilk pancake mix or basic pancake mix
1/3 cup toasted unsalted macadamia nuts, finely chopped
½ cup mashed ripe banana
Unsalted butter for cooking
¼ cup extra macadamias, roughly chopped to serve
Maple syrup to serve

Macadamia Butter

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


  • To make butter, fold macadamia nuts through whipped butter until well combined.
  • To make the pancakes, empty contents of pancake mix into a large bowl.   Add water as measured on packet instructions plus ¼ cup extra, whisk until well combined. OR follow the instructions for the basic pancake mix.
  • Gently fold through banana and macadamia nuts.
  • Heat a little butter in a non stick frying pan over a medium heat, add enough batter to form a 10cm circle.  Cook until bubbles form, turn and cook other side, remove from pan and keep warm in oven.   Repeat process with remaining batter.
  • Serve pancakes with macadamia butter, sprinkle with extra chopped macadamia nuts and drizzle with maple syrup.

Macadamias are renowned for their superb quality and smooth buttery taste.  They are a versatile cooking ingredient, contain ‘good fats’ and are 100% Australian home-grown.

Recipe + image courtesy of Australian Macadamias

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