Ever since my discovery of the irresistible homemade yogurt (post coming soon!), i hardly eat anything else for breakfast anymore. Granted, i don’t just eat yogurt for breakfast, there’s always something else after that but nothing too big a serving. Usually, it’d be just a bun or two, or a bowl of muesli with fruits or scrambled eggs on toast or .. well, you get the drift. ;)

But because the sight of the ripened, almost black if you must, bananas was really quite an eyesore, i knew i had to do something about it, stat.

Banana cake was out of the question. Enough of boring ol’ banana cake though i love it to death. I needed something new. So off to the bookshelves i went. After flipping just one book, banana pancakes seemed to appeal quite a bit, especially when i can use all 7 bananas with just this one recipe!

Simply brilliant i tell you!

Banana Pancakes (Fritters) with Chocolate and Almond

serves 4

300g (2 cups) plain flour
3 tsp baking powder
125g (2/3 cup) brown sugar
250ml (1 cup) buttermilk
2 eggs
4 ripe bananas, mashed
20g butter – i omitted
2-3 bananas, extra, sliced lengthways, to serve
toasted almond flakes, to serve
chocolate sauce, to serve


1. Place the flour, baking powder, sugar, buttermilk, eggs and bananas in a large bowl and mix to combine. Heat a large non stick frying pan over medium heat.
2. Add the butter and pour 1/3 cups of the batter into the pan and cook in batches until bubbles appear on the surface. Turn the fritters or pancakes and cook for 1 minute or until golden brown.
3. Repeat with the remaining batter.
4. Serve in stacks layered with the extra banana and topped with almond flakes and chocolate.

(adapted from Donna Hay – Simple Essentials, fruit)


Alternately, feel free to replace the chocolate sauce with maple syrup or honey, which i did because methinks these pancakes actually marry better with maple syrup than the chocolate sauce. But then, that’s just me. :)


Just eat the pancakes plain.

Yup, that’s right. Eat them PLAIN. I’m dead serious about it. These pancakes were that good!

They kinda reminds me of Kuih Kodok, which i can’t find in any restaurants/road side stalls anymore these days. Because there were still a few left on that particular day (they were rather filling!), i just stored them in the fridge (air tight) and heat it up the next day as mid-morning snack. The boys couldn’t be more pleased and even fought for them but being the mean and greedy mommy as usual, i secretly ate 1 whole piece before distributing the rest among them. HEEEEE!

29 Responses to “Banana Pancakes with Chocolate and Almond”

  1. Yeah!!!! Finally I waited for this recipe for soooo long :p Will try making some soon when i am better :)

  2. Ellena : sorrryyyyy for making u wait this long! Yes, make it only when u are all better ok? Get well soon!

  3. I always wait for my bananas to go really ripe and ugly. That’s when they taste best! No difficulty in using them up, though I’ve never tried pancakes before. My friend makes a killer cekodok, reminds me I must get the recipe from her.

  4. Coincidentally I just had goreng pisang today… of course what you have here is less greasy and perfect for breakfast! Looking forward to your yogurt post!

  5. It looks very delicious!

    last photo is beautiful… :)

  6. pick yin : i usually finish them before they’re ugly. for cases like these to happen, it’s because the in laws got us 2 combs instead of 1! Kodokkk.. i miss the one at Taman Desa, Old Klang Rd. Yes, make kodok and invite me over k? hehee!

    shirley : goreng pisang.. i havent had them for eons! less greasy yes, but not any lesser calories though. HEHE. yesss.. yogurt post coming! :)

    kachna : thank you! :D

  7. these were great, thank you for the recipe!

  8. stargirl : my pleasure!

  9. I recently observed this information whilst I used to be really doing research online on the internet, looking for such like however, not quite the same… Even so Now i’m a lot more than glad to become right here, since you genuinely provide the effect a great fascinating stage. I would point out it really is approximately discussion… nevertheless Now i’m worried not to cause you to be our enemy, ‘, haya, haya… At any rate, if you will talk additional regarding it, please respond to my remark and I’ll make an effort to sign up in order that I’ll be informed and give back here for a lot more… Friendly Yours

  10. I have recently started a website, the info you offer on this website has helped me tremendously. Thanks for all of your time & work. “Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated.” by Paulette Bates Alden.

  11. Can you message me with some hints & tips about how you made your blog site look this good

  12. Excellent blog right here! Αlso your web site so much up fast!

    Ԝhat web host are yοu using? Can I am gettiոg yօur affiliate link օn үouг
    host? I wish my site loaded up aѕ quickly ɑs yourѕ lol

  13. After going over a few of the articles on your website,
    I seriously appreciate your way of writing a blog. I added it to my bookmark webpage list and will be
    checking back in the near future. Take a look at my web
    site too and let me know what you think.

  14. This is very interesting, You are a very skilled blogger.
    I have joined your rss feed and look forward to seeking more of your fantastic post.

    Also, I have shared your website in my social networks!

  15. Types of herpes The herpes household of viruses contains 8 different
    viruses that have an effect on human beings; I have listed
    them below for your info. Put simply: herpes type 1 causes sores around the
    mouth and lips (generally referred to as fever blisters or chilly sores).

  16. Я обожаю эти стили. this image является, определенно, абсолютным лучшим фото.Хорошая глубина
    :-) Просто красивое фото с очень хорошим светом
    Замечательные картинки захватывают дух.
    Ваши фото выглядят отлично!!!

  17. Forex trading can be very profitable, but it can also be very risky.
    This concept gives you the freedom to leave your computer turned
    off all day and night and not worry about any software downtime since it will be fully functional through your hosted server.
    Just by learning the forex basics do not get the success to you in forex trading.

  18. hello!,I love your writing very a lot! share we keep
    up a correspondence more approximately your article on AOL?
    I require a specialist on this house to resolve my problem.

    Maybe that is you! Having a look ahead to
    peer you.

  19. Very soon this website will be famous among all
    blogging and site-building viewers, due to it’s pleasant
    articles or reviews

  20. Saed as a favorite, I like your site!

  21. To view our full catalogue of products, please visit.
    Some advantages of on-line payments with i – Paymu are:.
    There are steps in this ceremony that mainly are :.

  22. I think this is among the most important information for me.
    And i am glad reading your article. But wanna remark on some general things, The
    site style is perfect, the articles is really
    great : D. Good job, cheers

  23. Almost all of those individuals just should spend some time being familiar with the subject itself.

    In 2014, quality designers recognise that open floor plans and wide entryways work well, while spiral staircases, storage placed out of reach, and sunken rooms may not be the best plan for homeowners who want to be able
    to stay in their family home for years to come. Nowadays you can also buy unique
    Asian aquarium decor for instance Cambodian temple ruins and Buddhist statues which appear splendid in the aquarium.

  24. whoah this blog is fantastic i really like reading
    your posts. Stay up the good work! You already know,
    a lot of individuals are looking round for
    this information, you could aid them greatly.

  25. This post is in fact a fastidious one it assists new the web viewers, who are wishing in favor of blogging.

  26. Do NOT go out on a Saturday night or a Friday night date to begin with.
    The app is free to use but the developers display ads to keep it so.
    We want to be happy and fulfilled in our most important
    relationships but don’t seem to know how.

  27. To do this go to ‘Account’, which you find on the top rated proper of your Facebook display
    next to Residence and Profile, simply click on on ‘Privacy Settings’ and you’re going to
    find a window pop up containing your setting often known as ‘Sharing on Fb’.
    Purchase R4 ds which may assist the digital excessive capacity playing
    cards along with the micro SD cards which imply that they will
    present a great deal of reminiscence. So simply purchase an r4 ds and luxuriate in you free time.

  28. But in that house, with the dark beams, dark oak flooring and
    big windows framed by citrus trees, I could envision that it would look nice.
    Some merchandise which Sunpentown manufactures are fitness equipment, kitchen appliances, vacuum cleaners,
    and generators. Moreover, if a student has taken on too many
    commitments, a lengthy research bases writing task will seem impossible to complete on time.

  29. I’m amazed, I have to admit. Rarely do I come across a blog that’s both equally educative
    and entertaining, and let me tell you, you’ve hit the nail on the head.
    The problem is an issue that too few men and women are
    speaking intelligently about. Now i’m very happy I found this in my search for something regarding

Leave a Reply

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

© 2012 maameemoomoo Suffusion theme by Sayontan Sinha