• 150 g plain flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 150 g crème fraîche, plus extra to serve
  • 100 g milk chocolate chips
  • 1 knob of butter, for frying
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil, for frying
  • 2 large bananas
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder


  1. 1

    Put the flour, baking powder and sugar in a mixing bowl, stir together and make a well in the centre. Lightly beat the eggs in a separate small bowl, then pour into the well.

  2. 2

    Stir the mixture together, then gradually whisk in the crème fraîche to make a thickish batter. Finally, stir in the chocolate chips.

  3. 3

    Heat a knob of butter and 1 tablespoon of oil in a large frying pan and, when sizzling, fry tablespoonfuls of the batter over a medium heat. Fry a few pancakes at a time for 2-3 minutes on each side. Keep them warm in a low oven while you fry the rest. If the butter and oil get a little dark, wipe out the pan and add more before continuing to fry.

  4. 4

    Serve the pancakes hot, layered with sliced banana, topped with crème fraîche and dusted with a little cocoa powder and/or icing sugar.


    Kitchen secret: children love helping to make (and eat!) these pancakes. They’re quick to mix and delicious hot from the pan if you can’t wait for everyone to eat together.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 800kj 191kcal 10%
  • Fat 9.2g 13%
  • Saturates 5.5g 28%
  • Sugars 12.3g 14%
  • Salt 1.1g 18%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 1130kj/270kcal

Each serving provides

22.6g carbohydrate 1.5g fibre 3.9g protein

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