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BOOST High Protein Banana Chocolate Buckwheat Pancakes

Buckwheat is an ancient grain packed with, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and fibre. When combined with chocolate and bananas this snack packs a wallop of flavour.

Prep time: 10 mins.
Cook time: 30 mins.
Total time: 45 mins.
Servings: 12 pancakes
Skill level: Intermediate

What you need

Ingredients

1 bottle (237 ml) BOOST High Protein Chocolate
1/3 cup (75 ml) all-purpose flour
1/2 cup (125 ml) buckwheat flour
4 teaspoons (20 ml) cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoon (7 ml) baking powder
1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) baking soda
1 pinch salt
1 1/2 ripe bananas
mashed
2 tablespoons (30 ml) brown sugar
2 tablespoons (30 ml) melted coconut oil
divided
2 tablespoons (30 ml) chopped toasted almonds
see tips
1/3 cup (85 ml) smooth almond butter
warmed
1/2 banana
sliced
1/4 teaspoon (2 ml) cinnamon

How to prepare

Instructions

1

In large bowl, whisk together all-purpose flour, buckwheat flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

2

In separate bowl, whisk together BOOST® High Protein Chocolate, mashed banana, sugar, 1 tbsp (15 mL) oil; add to dry ingredients and mix until lumpy. Gently fold in chopped almonds.

3

Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium heat; lightly brush with some of the remaining oil. Scoop scant 1/4 cup (60mL) batter into pan; spread lightly to form pancake. Repeat. Cook until bubbles appear on top, about 3 minutes. Flip and cook until bottom is golden brown, about 1 minute. Repeat with remaining batter, brushing lightly with more oil. Transfer to rimmed baking sheet; cover and keep warm in 250°F (120°C) oven.

4

Serve pancakes warm, spread with almond butter, fresh sliced bananas and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Tips

Toasted almonds

To toast almonds, place on a cookie sheet in a 350°F (180°C) oven and bake for 5 to 7 minutes or until golden. Allow to cool before chopping.

Nutrition information

Amount
% DV
Calories
141.47
Protein
4.77g
Potassium
308.93mg
Cholesterol
0.58mg
Carbohydrates
19.47g
Sugars
7.21g
Sodium
62.17mg
Saturated Fats
3.01g
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