Banana Fritters with Maple Syrup

Delicious, easy to make banana fritters, perfect weekend food for kids

Prep time: 5 Minutes
Cooking time: 10 Minutes
Serves: 8 people

Delicious, easy to make banana fritters, perfect weekend food for kids

This recipe for banana fritters is one that kids just love, it’s probably because of the sweetness of the sugar and the maple syrup – it’s not the type of breakfast you would have every day but once in a while it can be a treat, especially on weekend mornings when everyone is relaxed and wants to spend time enjoying the first meal of the day.

  • Great for breakfast or lunch
  • Quick & easy to make
  • Try spooning some Greek yogurt on top
  • Sprinkle cinnamon or icing sugar on top

Cooking With Kids: Banana Fritters with Maple Syrup

Preparation Time

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

10 Minutes


Serves 8 people.


Make a great little breakfast treat, especially at weekends!

Ingredients Ingredients

  • Plain (all purpose) flour [2 cups / 10 oz / 300 g]
  • Baking powder [3 teaspoons]
  • Brown sugar [2/3 cup / 4 oz / 125 g]
  • Buttermilk [1 cup / 8 fl. oz / 250 ml]
  • Eggs [2]
  • Ripe bananas, mashed up [3]
  • Butter, melted [1 oz / 25 g]
  • Bananas for serving [2]
  • Maple syrup, to drizzle

Preparation & Cooking

  1. Mix the flour, baking powder, sugar, buttermilk and bananas together in a large mixing bowl.

  2. Add the butter to the mixture.

  3. Heat a frying pan until medium hot, then using a ladle, spoon the mixture onto the pan, as you would if cooking pancakes.

  4. Cook until bubbles begin to break the surface of each fritter, then turn and cook until golden brown on both sides.

  5. Serve on a warmed plate, in stacks of 2 or 3 per person, with a banana sliced lengthways on top and drizzled with maple syrup.

Ingredients: Fun Food Facts


Classification: Fruit.
Available: Available all year round as they are shipped globablly .
Growing: Bananas are picked from the tree while still green, when they ripen they change to yellow and finally to black when they're very ripe..
Look for: Firm bananas, slighly green unless you want to eat them straight away. They will ripen in a couple of day in a fruit bowl. .
Storage: Always store at room temperature, never refrigerate unripe bananas as this will change their ripening process and they won't be able to ripen even if you bring them back to room temperature..
How To Cook: Bananas are best eaten raw, but can be added to smoothies and yogurts to make delicious drinks. Banoffi pies are a firm favouite way to cook with them, but mostly they taste best when eaten raw..
Nutrition Facts: A very good source of vitamin B6 and a good source of manganese, vitamin C, potassium, dietary fiber, potassium, biotin, and copper..


Classification: Dairy.