Oat and banana flapjacks

May 21, 2020

Banana oat pancakes

These banana oat flapjacks are delicious and super easy to make. They are also perfect for a post-run recovery meal.

Makes 2-4 flapjacks depending on size

*Recipe can be doubled


  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Large banana
  • 4 Tbs of raw oats
  • ½ tsp of baking powder
  • Spray & cook
  • Optional extras:
  • 1 tsp of cinnamon/cocoa to change the flavour of your flapjack
  • 1 serving of your favourite protein powder

To Serve

  • Plain yoghurt
  • Fresh or Frozen Berries
  • Nut butter drizzle


  1. Place the egg, banana, oats and baking powder into a blender and blitz until smooth.
  2. Add in your cinnamon/cocoa/protein powder if desired.
  3. Place a non-stick pan onto a medium heat. Spray with a non-stick spray.
  4. Pour in the flapjack mixture. Turning the flapjack to brown evenly on both sides.
  5. Place your peanut butter or nut butter of choice into a small bowl and top with boiling water (1:4 ratio of peanut butter to boiling water) and stir or whisk to combine.
  6. To serve, top the flap jacks with plain yoghurt, berries or fresh fruit of your choice and drizzle with the peanut butter/nut butter drizzle.

Jenna Bowes

Jenna is a registered dietitian with a private practice in Bryanston, Johannesburg. She is highly qualified with BSc degrees in Dietetics, Sports Science and Psychology. Jenna is also a keen sportswoman and has competed at the 70.3 World Iron Man Championships. Read more about Jenna Bowes here

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