Servings:(4 mini pancakes per serve)
* See the FODMAP Tips, Dairy Tips and Gluten Free Tips for the ingredient notes above the method.
These low FODMAP mini banana pancakes make a deliciously filling breakfast! They aren't as light and fluffy as regular pancakes, instead I would describe them like mini slices of banana bread in pancake form. They are tasty by themselves, or try topping them with coconut yoghurt and blueberries.
Check the coconut yoghurt/lactose free yoghurt for inulin (chicory root) and high FODMAP sweeteners like honey, agave syrup, fructose, fruit juice, or high fructose corn syrup. Also check that your yoghurt does not contain high FODMAP fruit.
When choosing bananas make sure you select common bananas and not sugar bananas. Then use the bananas when they are firm (green to just yellow) and then become high FODMAP when they are ripe (have brown spots).
Buy a gluten free plain flour or gluten free all purpose flour. The one I used contains these ingredients: maize starch, rice flour, tapioca starch, rice bran, & guar gum. Avoid flour blends that contain soy flour, chickpea/besan/gram/garbanzo bean flour, lentil flour, coconut flour, amaranth flour, or lupin flour.
Most icing sugars (powdered sugar) are gluten free, however some do contain wheat starch. This means you should check that your icing/powdered sugar is gluten free.
Herbs and spices are naturally gluten free, however they can become contaminated during manufacturing processes. If you are highly sensitive to gluten, check the dried herbs and spices do not contain a warning for trace gluten. If you are just on the low FODMAP diet you do not need to worry about this.
Use a dairy free spread or olive oil spread instead of butter. Butter is considered low FODMAP.