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    Banana pancakes with passion fruit cream

    By Chetna Makan

    • Vegetarian
    • Preparation time: 15 minutes
    • Cooking time: 20 minutes
    • Total time: 35 minutes

    Serves: 4


    300g plain flour
    1 tsp baking powder
    1 tbsp caster sugar
    3 ripe bananas
    2 large eggs
    250-300ml whole milk
    1 tsp vanilla extract
    About 50g unsalted butter, for frying
    200g Greek yogurt
    4 passion fruit
    2-3 tbsp golden syrup





    1 In a bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, sugar and a pinch of salt. In another bowl, mash 2 bananas and mix in the eggs, 250ml milk and the vanilla. Pour into the dry ingredients and whisk it all together well. If it seems a little thick, add a splash more milk.

    2 Heat a 23cm frying pan and add ½ tsp butter. Once melted, add a small ladleful of the pancake mixture and spread it lightly into an 8-9cm round; repeat to make two or three more pancakes (depending on the size of your pan). Cook over a medium heat for 2-3 minutes, until bubbles start rising in the centre of the pancakes, then flip and cook on the other sides for 1 minute. Turn out onto a plate and keep warm, then repeat to use all the mixture (it should make 12 pancakes).

    3 In a bowl, combine the yogurt with the pulp of 2 passion fruit. Slice the remaining banana into 1cm-thick rounds. Place 3 pancakes on a plate, top with a dollop of the yogurt and drizzle some extra passion fruit pulp on top. Top with the sliced banana and a drizzle of golden syrup. Serve straight away.





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