Cinnamon Pancakes With Blueberry Date Syrup

Cinnamon Pancakes With Blueberry Date Syrup

These pancakes are a healthy take on classic comfort food with an ooey, gooey homemade syrup. What a sweet way to start the day!

Health Benefits –  soy free, gluten free, nut free

Prep: 10 Minutes | Cooking time: 10 Minutes | Servings: 8-10 pancakes


2 ripe bananas
2 cups rolled oats
1 ½ cup unsweetened non-dairy milk
3 Tbsp date syrup (or maple syrup)
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1 Tbsp vanilla
Pinch of salt

Blueberry Date Syrup

1 ½ cup fresh or frozen blueberries
6 Tbsp water
3 Medjool dates, pitted


Blueberry Date Syrup:

  1. Place berries, water, and dates in a high-powered blender, and process until smooth. Set aside.


  1. Add bananas, oats, milk, date syrup, baking powder, cinnamon, vanilla, and salt to a food processor or high-powered blender. Blend until smooth.
  2. Heat a large skillet or non-stick griddle over medium-low heat.
  3. Pour ¼ cup of batter onto the griddle for each pancake, allowing room between pancakes for flipping.
  4. After about 2 minutes, when small bubbles appear in the center of the pancakes, quickly and carefully flip to the other side. Note: These pancakes cook fast!
  5. Allow to cook on the second side only about another minute or two, until golden.
  6. Remove pancakes from the griddle.
  7. Drizzle Blueberry Date Syrup over the pancakes or serve syrup on the side. Top with additional fresh berries, if desired.

Recipe has been graciously provided T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies


Created on 13 Feb, 2024.