Disney’s The Lion King Pride Lands Pancakes

Disney’s The Lion King Pride Lands Pancakes with fruity sauce is a dad-friendly recipe created by Melanie Marcus, MA, RD, Dole’s nutrition communications manager, that requires no more than 10 ingredients and 30 minutes of prep time.   A fruity, vegetarian and gluten-free take on the breakfast staple made with peaches, oranges, blueberries, and bananas, is a great way to start the day!

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2 medium DOLE® Nectarines or Peaches, pitted and finely chopped
1 small DOLE® Orange, zested and juiced
1 cup DOLE® Blueberries and/or chopped DOLE® Strawberries
1 tablespoon honey
2 large eggs
2 to 3 medium ripe DOLE® Bananas, peeled
2 cups quick oats
½ cup almond flour
1½ teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon almond extract
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons avocado oil
Fresh mint for garnish (optional)


  1. TOSS nectarines, orange zest and juice, blueberries and honey in a medium bowl; let stand 15 minutes. Makes about 2½ cups.
  2. PURÉE eggs, bananas, oats, flour, baking powder, almond extract, cinnamon and 1 cup water in a blender until smooth. Makes about 3¾ cups.
  3. HEAT 1½ teaspoons oil in a large skillet or on a griddle over medium heat. Drop 3 (¼ cupfuls) batter onto griddle; cook 6 minutes or until golden brown and set, turning once. Repeat with remaining oil and batter. Makes about 12 pancakes.
  4. SERVE pancakes topped with fruit sauce garnished with fresh mint, if desired.

Find this recipe and more at http://www.dole.com/recipes/p/pridelands-pancakes-with-fruity-sauce.

Be sure to get your tickets now to see Disney’s The Lion King in theaters July 19.

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