How to Cook Banana Pancakes

How to Cook Banana Pancakes

Yields: 10 pancakes

Preparation time: 15 mins

Cooking time: 25 mins

Ingredients needed to make Banana Pancakes:

  • 8 smoked bacon strips
  • 2 ripe bananas, 1 thinly sliced, 1 mashed
  • 125 milk milk
  • 140 gm all purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 25 gm butter, plus extra if required
  • 2 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Maple syrup, for drizzling.

Cooking instructions for Banana Pancakes:

  • Warm up your grill to high heat.
  • Spread a sheet of aluminum foil across the baking tray and place the bacon strips on it in a single layer.
  • Grill them for about 5-7 minutes or until they turn crispy golden brown and switch off the grill.
  • Leave the bacon within the grill to keep warm.
  • Place the flour in a bowl and stir in baking powder, a dash of salt as well as sugar until well combined.
  • Crack the eggs into the mixture and fold them into the mixture along with mashed bananas, milk and butter until they form a uniform mixture.
  • Whisk them further to form a smooth out the batter and make it free of lumps.
  • Add a knob of butter into a skillet and melt it over moderate heat until it sizzles.
  • Pour a heaped ladle of batter onto the hot pan and spread it out to form a circle.
  • Place a couple of banana slices on top of the pancake and cook for 2-3 minutes or until the surface turns bubbly.
  • Turn the pancake over, along with the banana slices on it and cook for another minute or until it puffs up and turns golden brown in colour.
  • Slide it onto a plate and keep warm while making other pancakes with rest of the batter.
  • Crush the bacons on top of each serving and smother them with a lashing of maple syrup.
  • Serve warm.

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