Banana pancakes with butterscotch sauce

Perfect for really spoiling someone on a weekend morning.

  • 30 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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Butterscotch sauce takes this stack of pancakes topped with banana from the realms of delicious all the way to utterly decadent.


Butterscotch sauce
  • 125 gram butter
  • 3/4 cup 150g firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup 60ml golden syrup
  • 300 millilitre thickened cream
Banana pancakes
  • 1 1/2 cup 225g plain flour
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1 cup 250ml milk
  • 80 gram butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 20 gram butter, extra
  • 3 bananas, sliced


Banana pancakes with butterscotch sauce
  • 1
    To make butterscotch sauce, heat butter in small pan, add sugar and syrup, stir over heat, without boiling, until sugar is dissolved. Simmer, uncovered, 2 minutes, without stirring. Remove from heat, stir in cream.
  • 2
    Sift flour into large bowl, gradually stir in combined egg yolks, milk and butter, beat until smooth.
  • 3
    Beat egg whites in small bowl with electric mixer until soft peaks form, add sugar gradually, beat until dissolved. Gently fold egg white mixture into batter in 2 batches.
  • 4
    Heat a little of the extra butter in heavy-based pan, place 5 or 6 banana slices in centre of pan, pour over 125ml (1/2 cup) batter, spread to cover bananas. Cook until lightly browned underneath, turn, brown other side. Repeat with remaining extra butter, bananas and batter. Serve pancakes with butterscotch sauce.


Butterscotch sauce can be made several hours ahead. Not suitable to freeze or microwave.

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