Cocoa Pancakes with Creamy Caramel-Banana Topping

Cocoa Pancakes with Creamy Caramel-Banana Topping

Is it breakfast or is it dessert? You decide after enjoying these easy-to-make chocolaty pancakes.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

3 to 4

servings

Topping
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup whipping cream
1/4
cup light corn syrup
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
medium bananas, sliced
Pancakes
1
egg
3/4
cup milk
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
3/4
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/4
cup granulated sugar
2
tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/8
teaspoon salt
  1. In 1-quart saucepan, mix all topping ingredients except bananas. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring occasionally; remove from heat. Gently stir in bananas until well coated; keep warm.
  2. Heat griddle or skillet over medium-high heat or electric griddle to 375°F. Grease griddle with cooking spray, vegetable oil or shortening. In medium bowl, beat egg with wire whisk or hand beater until foamy. Beat in milk and butter until smooth. Stir in remaining pancake ingredients until blended.
  3. For each pancake, pour scant 1/4 cup batter onto hot griddle. Cook about 1 1/2 minutes or until pancakes are puffed. Turn and cook other sides until golden brown and dry around edges. Serve pancakes with topping.
Makes 3 to 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
A pancake griddle should be very hot. To test it, flick a few drops of water on the griddle surface. The griddle is ready if the water “dances.”
Time Saver
No time to make the topping? Go ahead and slice 3 bananas into 2/3 cup warm caramel topping.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 760
    • (Calories from Fat 200),
  • Total Fat 22g
    • (Saturated Fat 13g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 130mg;
  • Sodium 450mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 131g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 81g),
  • Protein 10g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 2 Fruit;
    • 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 9;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.