How To Make Double Chocolate Coconut and Banana Pancake

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Everyone knows that we don’t have to wait for Pancake day to make some amazing pancakes, we love it so much that make it nearly every week!  Although to participate in Shrove Tuesday we cooked 2 different types of Pancakes because I am trying to eat a low carb, I thought I’ll make some ‘no guilt’ pancake and the my tribe loves their usual thin pancake (crepe). I remember a friend of mine recommended that I buy coconut flour to substitute my normal flour. For a little while I made mug cakes using coconut flour (The Groovy Food Company) which was delicious and fitted into my macros.

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I am a chocoholic so this recipe is perfect for me. I used raw cacao powder and Goji berries from Neals Yard and for my toppings I used Organic Buko Coconut Jam and Chocolate. Ohemgeeh! All these ingredients together is to luscious that it tasted naughty but so good for your body.

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My tribe opted for their crepe and was very creative with their pancakes…oh and me too! I couldn’t resist it..HAHA!!

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Recipe from ”The Groovy  Food Company”

How To Make Double Chocolate Coconut and Banana Pancake

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Serves: 4-6 Cooking Time: 1hr

Ingredients

  • Pancake
  • 3tbsp, organic coconut flour
  • 1 large banana
  • 4 large eggs or 5 medium eggs, beaten
  • 2tsp raw cacao or cocoa powder
  • 1tsp vanilla bean paste or essense
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • pinch of salt
  • Toppings
  • *Buko Organic Coconut and Chocolate
  • Goji berries
  • 1tsp cocoa powder

Instructions

1

Place all ingredients (except coconut oil) into a bowl and mix together until all the ingredients are incorporated.

2

Add some coconut oil in a flying pan and add some pancake batter. Cook each side.

3

Serve with some melted buck coconut jam and chocolate, dried goji berries and sprinkle of cocoa powder

Notes

*Heat 2 tbsp of Buko Organic Coconut and Chocolate in the microwave for 4o seconds, mix with 20ml water to make it into a syrupy consistence. Now you can pour it onto your pancakes!

Ube Halaya Pancake (sweet purple yam pancake)

My children love pancakes, I make it for them every weekend and between them they can eat up to 10 pancakes. This recipe is somewhat an accident I had some Ube halaya left over from the Supper Club over the weekend so I thought what if I added it with the pancake? Viola! It worked! Filipinos love Ube also called purple yam, they put it in nearly every desert possible. It’s a topping on Halo-Halo (literally mean mix-mix), it can be an ice cream, flavour for cakes, added with rice cakes to name a few. I hope you enjoy this recipe!

Ube Halaya Pancake (sweet purple yam pancake)

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup plain flour, sifted
  • 1 ¼ cup milk mix with ¼ water
  • 2 eggs
  • 80g butter
  • ¼ cup sugar (optional)
  • pinch of salt (small)
  • 100g grated ube or purple yam
  • ½ cup condense milk

Instructions

1

In a large mixing bowl sift the plain flour and salt, if you’re adding sugar you can add it now too. Mix and make a gap in the middle of the flour

2

Break the eggs into the gap then mix well including the flour at the edge of the bowl. You can us a whisker or even a fork is good too!

3

Gradually add the milk and water mixture into the flour, continue whisking until you add all of the liquid. Melt the butter and add 2 tablespoons to the batter then mix well. The rest of the butter can be used for greasing the pan

4

By this time the ube halaya should be cooled already. Mix it well into the batter

5

Heat the pan on high heat at first and then turn it down to medium heat before putting some butter

6

Using a ladle pour some batter into a pan and tip it around side to side until you can evenly base the pan with the batter. It should take less than a minute or so, then check the pancake, when you see a hint of gold underneath then it’s ready to flip to the other side this should only take a few seconds then it’s ready. You can easily slide it off the pan into a plate

7

Stack the pancakes as you make them then serve warm

Notes

Ube Halaya Recipe: 1. Add 2 tablespoons of butter in a milk pan on low heat 2. When the butter is melted add the condensed milk, stir until it’s warm 3. Add the grated ube halaya and continue to stir until it’s thickened but not too thick 4. Take it off the heat and put it in a container and leave it to cool