I use the image sharing social media platform Pinterest to inspire a lot of the work I do at school. I have a board for everything from Biology, Number and Algebra, to Problem Solving and Literacy in Science.
I also used Pinterest as inspiration for today’s recipe for banana oat pancakes with chocolate chips. I originally made them for my husband, but now make them for family and friends when they come to visit. I always make pancakes on a Sunday; Saturday’s are reserved for bacon and eggs.
One of the key ingredients is the dark chocolate chips – they make them even more delicious! Here is the recipe:
3 cups plain flour
1 1/2 cups oats
1/4 cup sugar
1 tbsp baking powder
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
2-3 bananas; mashed
1/2 cup water
3/4 cup milk or milk alternative
1/4-1/2 cup dark chocolate chips (the more the better in my husband’s opinion)
- Combine the mashed bananas with the eggs, milk and water. Stir to combine.
- Sift the flour, add oats, salt, baking powder and cinnamon. Add half at a time to the banana mix, folding to combine.
- Add the chocolate chips and combine.
- Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Use a 1/4 cup to measure out pancakes and flatten with a spoon. Cook 2-3 minutes per side.
- Serve warm with maple syrup or honey.
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