Nutella Pancakes

January 10, 2019

Nutella Pancakes

Nutella Banana Pancakes. This pancake says ‘never leave anything out’ and is packed with slow-release foods like bananas and porridge oats to prepare you for whatever your day has in store for you. The perfect pancake for a desk picnic at the office and definitely a favourite in our house.

Ingredients

Serves 4
  • 130g of Plain Flour
  • 20g of Porridge Oats
  • 1 tsp of Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp of Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 1/4 tsp of Salt
  • 2 tbsp of Caster Sugar
  • 1 Large Over-Ripe Banana
  • 250ml of Semi-Skimmed Milk
  • 1 tbsp of Melted Butter
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tbsp Nutella

Method

Whisk Up Your Batter
  1. First cut your banana into bite sized chunks and then mash in a large bowl with a fork until gooey
  2. Add the flour, porridge oats, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, salt, sugar, milk, melted butter, egg, vanilla and cinnamon to the mashed banana
  3. Mix everything together with a whisk
  4. Stir through two tablespoons of Nutella - for a marble effect, make sure you don't overmix.
Cooking Your Pancakes
  1. Heat a frying pan to medium-high heat. Add a little butter and allow to melt
  2. Add a large spoon of mixture to your pan - use the back of a spoon to smooth the pancake into a circle shape as it cooks. Let the underside cook until browned - you should see small bubbles appearing on the surface.
  3. Turn the pancake with your spatula and cook the other side until lightly coloured. Because of the oats and the banana, these pancakes are a little dense to cook but don't worry - they'll be light and fluffy to eat. It just means you might need to limber up before flipping them.
  4. Stack the pancakes on a plate and keep them warm in the oven if needs be.

Top Tip

Serve with ice cream, squirty cream or just more Nutella...?



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