Banana Buttermilk Pancakes with Nutella

Everyone knows that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. That’s why a special breakfast just for Dad is the perfect way to show how much you care this Father’s Day. I can’t think of a more scrumptious and decadent breakfast than a plate full of Buttermilk Banana Pancakes topped off with a spoonful (or two, or three) of Nutella.

Banana Buttermilk Pancakes with Nutella

I won’t get to celebrate Father’s Day with my own Dad this year, because he is deceased. But I will get to celebrate with the other special Dads in my life like my son, Nathan.

Banana Buttermilk Pancakes with Nutella

Making Dad’s day special.

Although I can’t spend Father’s Day with my own Dad, I still look forward to helping my grandchildren treat their Dad to an extra special stack of banana buttermilk pancakes – something I know he will absolutely love. I just know he will enjoy sitting out on the front porch in the morning, with a tray of delicious banana buttermilk pancakes, Nutella, and orange juice. Maybe even a small bouquet of flower, since it’s an extra special day.

Banana Buttermilk Pancakes with Nutella

Buttermilk Banana Pancakes with Nutella


1 cup all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 tablespoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
1 egg
2 tablespoons unsalted butter (melted)
2 overripe bananas (mashed)
rapsberries (for garnish)


1. In a large bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt.

2. In a separate bowl, mix the buttermilk, egg, butter and bananas.

3. Using a wire whisk, combine the wet and dry ingredients making sure to not over mix.

4. Heat a pan and melt a touch of butter in it.

5. Pour 1/4 to 1/2 cup of the mixture into the pan and heat until the surface starts to bubble and the bottom is golden brown, about 2-3 minutes.

6. Flip the pancake and cook the other side until the bottom is golden brown, about 1-2 minutes. Remove the pancake to a plate, and spread 1 to 2 teaspoons of Nutella over the top of the pancake.

7. Repeat, stacking the pancakes as you go. Top with a few raspberries or another fresh fruit of your choosing.

Banana Buttermilk Pancakes with Nutella

No syrup needed. The Nutella melts right into the warm pancakes and it’s oh-so wonderful.

Spread the happy.

How will you be celebrating the special Dads in your life this Father’s Day?

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  1. says

    Yikes i was really trying not to think about food as hubs is taking me out to lunch tomorrow and its like 5pm here right now and i do not want to eat a lot so i can enjoy tomorrow but now i need these lol.They look and sound so good.

  2. says

    Yum! We love Nutella on everything in my house! I even make plain sandwiches for my son on the weekends if we need a quick meal.

  3. says

    I grew up on Nutella back in the 80s, my grandparents lived in Germany and they would send it to us in care packages. Pancakes, toast, croissants, ice cream, rice krispie treats you name it we ate it with it! We would even drop tablespoons of it into our hot cocoa on cold winter mornings :)

  4. says

    Pretty sure my daughter would think she’d died and gone to heaven if she woke up to these little beauties. Anything with Nutella sends her over the moon.

  5. says

    I am happy for yiu that you can help your son celebrate. My dad is also deceased. I look forward to one day having kids and celebrating the holiday with their dad.

  6. Nancy Loring says

    I just made this for my daughter and I although it was for dinner. We always enjoy breakfast for dinner. We used raspberry preserves because that is all we had. It was very good. I always love being able to add another great recipe to my files.

  7. Kimberly M. says

    My grandsons are crazy about pancakes but I don’t know if two of them have ever had Nutella. I know the one with me loves Nutella so I will definitely have to make these for him. I am having a sleep over with all the boys in July so I guess I’ll have to find out if they like Nutella before then.


    This sounds so good. We are a little obsessed with Nutella at my house. Gonna have to try these (minus the raspberries on top).

  9. M.Clark says

    Yum, this looks delicious, this would be a very special breakfast. I cannot wait to try this, thank you for sharing this recipe.

  10. jenn huey says

    I can do the pancakes, Nutella and even the raspberries but I have to draw the line at bananas. Although I suppose I could leave the banana out

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