Let's go bananas: Monkey Pancakes
- Basic pancake recipe* (see below)
- 2 tbsp. cocoa powder
- 2 bananas
- Chocolate chips
Separate half of the batter and mix in 2 tbsp. of cocoa in one half.
Make the face of the monkey with the chocolate batter.
Bake smaller circles for the nose with the regular batter.
After you place your monkey on the plate.
Make the ears with 2 slices of banana. Form the eyes, nose, and mouth with chocolate chips.
Monkey see, monkey do, now it's up to you!
* Basic pancake recipe:
- 2 large eggs, separated
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 2 cups / 250 g / 8.8 oz. all-purpose flour
- 2 tsp. sugar
- 1 tsp. baking powder
- 2 cups / 500 ml buttermilk
- 2 tbsp. unsalted butter melted or canola oil
In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
In a small, deep bowl beat the egg whites until peaks form.
In another bowl, beat or whisk together the egg yolks, buttermilk and butter.
Add the buttermilk mixture to the dry ingredients and mix until combined. Fold in the egg whites.