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Golden flax and chia pancakes with caramelized bananas

Based on 16 ratings

“These golden pancakes will bring some sunshine and a nutrition-packed start to your breakfast table. Tasty and healthy flax and chia seeds add a dose of antioxidants and omega-3s, and turmeric adds a golden color.”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
35 g flaxseeds
35 g chia seeds
200 g flour
15 g baking powder
3 tbsp sugar
1½ tsp turmeric
½ tsp salt
eggs
250 ml milk
2 tbsp unsalted butter (melted)
100 g mascarpone cheese
100 g full-fat plain yogurt
bananas
vegetable oil (for frying)
unsweetened coconut flake (toasted, for serving)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • 3 bowls
  • whisk
  • hand mixer with beaters
  • frying pan
  • spatula
  • cutting board
  • knife

Nutrition per serving

Cal
578
Protein
17 g
Fat
28 g
Carb
68 g
  • Step 1/4

    Whisk together flaxseeds, chia seeds, flour, baking powder, sugar, turmeric, and salt in a bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together egg, milk, and melted butter. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and whisk to combine.
    • 35 g flaxseeds
    • 35 g chia seeds
    • 200 g flour
    • 15 g baking powder
    • 1 tbsp sugar
    • 1½ tsp turmeric
    • ½ tsp salt
    • eggs
    • 250 ml milk
    • 2 tbsp unsalted butter (melted)
    • 2 bowls
    • whisk

    Whisk together flaxseeds, chia seeds, flour, baking powder, sugar, turmeric, and salt in a bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together egg, milk, and melted butter. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and whisk to combine.

  • Step 2/4

    Use a hand mixer to beat mascarpone and yogurt together until light and fluffy, then set aside.
    • 100 g mascarpone cheese
    • 100 g full-fat plain yogurt
    • hand mixer with beaters
    • bowl

    Use a hand mixer to beat mascarpone and yogurt together until light and fluffy, then set aside.

  • Step 3/4

    Add some vegetable oil to a pan over medium heat. Then add a few large spoonfuls of batter to make individual pancakes. When bubbles appear on the top of pancakes, flip them and let cook for another 2 min., or until cooked through. Repeat until no batter remains.
    • vegetable oil (for frying)
    • frying pan
    • spatula

    Add some vegetable oil to a pan over medium heat. Then add a few large spoonfuls of batter to make individual pancakes. When bubbles appear on the top of pancakes, flip them and let cook for another 2 min., or until cooked through. Repeat until no batter remains.

  • Step 4/4

    Slice bananas. Add remaining sugar to the same frying pan over medium-high heat. Let caramelize for approx. 5 min. Or until amber in color, swirling the pan every so often, but not stirring it. Once browned, add bananas and toss to combine. Let cook for approx. 3 min. Serve pancakes with mascarpone cream and caramelized bananas, then top with toasted coconut flakes. Enjoy!
    • bananas
    • 2 tbsp sugar
    • unsweetened coconut flake (toasted, for serving)
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Slice bananas. Add remaining sugar to the same frying pan over medium-high heat. Let caramelize for approx. 5 min. Or until amber in color, swirling the pan every so often, but not stirring it. Once browned, add bananas and toss to combine. Let cook for approx. 3 min. Serve pancakes with mascarpone cream and caramelized bananas, then top with toasted coconut flakes. Enjoy!