Weekend Breakfast’s…A Little Something Decadent

Hello everyone, happy Monday!

I hope you all had a great weekend!

I’ve been experimenting with a lot of new recipe concept lately and here’s a new one, that I came up with. It’s a reworking of an old recipe that my nana use to make for me. I use to love to have it on weekends or whenever I had a chance to see her!

Her recipe was Honey Banana Peanut Butter pancakes with Milk Chocolate kisses topped with Maple Syrup. I found myself inspired to use all the same components but we work them, in a more unique and innovative way. So, trusting my own artistic sensibilities I went forth and here was they turned out.

 

“Honey Banana pancakes topped w/ Dark Chocolate chips + Peanut Butter syrup”

 

Ingredients:

2 c. All purpose flour
1 tbsp. sugar
1/4 c. Clover honey
2 1/4 tsp. Baking powder
1/2 tsp. Baking soda
1/2 tsp. Sea salt
2 eggs (at room temp. is best)
2 c. Whole Milk
1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
1/4 c. Unsalted melted butter
2 med. Bananas sliced

Instructions:

In a med. bowl measure and combine all the dry ingredients. Mix well using a whisk. Set aside.

Over medium-low heat, in a small pan melt the butter. Set aside to cool for at least 5minutes.

In a large bowl whisk together, the milk, melted butter and eggs until smoothly combine. In two parts mix the dry ingredients into the wet. Mix until small lumps are visible.

Grease a griddle pan w/ butter or coconut oil . Then, over med. high heat, drop about 1/3 c. of batter. After, pouring the batter onto the griddle place 4-6 banana slices per pancake. Cook until air bubbles appear or for 2-3mins on each side.

Peanut Butter Syrup

Ingredients:

1/2 c. Smooth Peanut Butter
1/2 c. Maple Syrup
1 tbsp. warm Water
1/8 tsp. Sea Salt
1 tsp. Unsalted butter

Instructions:

In a small sauce pan, add the maple syrup, salt + peanut butter. Place over low heat. Use a whisk to combine and smooth the mix, about 3mins. Remove from heat, whisk in warm water + butter, to thin the consistency and pour in a small pourable container. Drizzle atop the pancakes and top with dark chocolate pieces, ENJOY!

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And for my little niece…”Mickey Mouse Ears” as she calls them!

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Top with some Dark Chocolate chips…which also happen to be her favorite!

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Now, I am strong believer in the 80/20 rule. For those of you who don’t know what the is it’s 80% conscience + healthy living and 20% just living life as it comes and indulging in the infinite possiblilities and seeking the beauty. But, I never lose sight of the fact I am a Type 1 diabetic and so I should take care of myself and my diabetes, because if I don’t I can’t enjoy the most basic thing I am so passionate about…LIFE. So, as I was enjoying me 20% by eating these decadent pancakes, I was conscience of my medical limitations and only had one…which was more than enough!

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Really hope you all enjoy this post and PLEASE leave a comment if you guys tried the recipe. Let me know how you like them and who you shared them with!

P E A C E + L O V E + B A K I N G

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