Plantain Pancakes Recipe

A gluten and sugar-free alternative for Shrove Tuesday!

Serves

4

Ingredients

  • 2 fresh eggs
  • 1 very ripe plantain
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp semi skimmed milk (or almond or coconut milk according to your preference)
  • ½ vanilla pod
  • 150g strawberries
  • 2 tbsp runny honey
  • I tsp coconut oil per pancake

Method

1. Split the vanilla pod in half lengthwise and then scrape the inside with the tip of a knife to extract the seeds. Combine the plantain, eggs, milk, cinnamon and vanilla seeds and blend to obtain a creamy batter.

2. Cook the pancakes in a hot frying pan with a teaspoon of coconut oil over a low heat.

3. Once the pancakes are cooked, using the same frying pan add a tablespoon of coconut oil. Stir fry the strawberries and add the honey. Simmer for 1 minute and remove from the heat.

4. To serve, place the pancakes on a plate and top with the strawberries and honey sauce.

Mick Élysée is an international TV chef and author of the new healthy recipe book Not Guilty.
For more information go to www.mickelysee.com

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