Easy Crêpes with Caramelised Banana

Decadent crêpes for the weekend

Makes: 8

Serves: 4 people (depending on how hungry you are)

Preparation: 10 minutes

Cooking: 20 minutes

Total: 30 minutes (optional 30 minutes extra)

Ingredients

  • 100g plain flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 300ml milk
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil

To serve:

  • 3 bananas – chopped
  • 75g caster sugar
  • Chocolate sauce

Method

  1. Put 100g plain flour, 2 large eggs, 300ml milk and a pinch of salt into a bowl.
  2. Whisk to a smooth batter.
  3. Set aside for 30 mins to rest if you have time.
  4. When you are ready to cook, heat the frying pan to a medium heat with a tablespoon of oil.
  5. Ladle a spoonful onto the pan and swirl to spread out the mixture.
  6. Cook until you see bubbles coming up and the crêpe can moving freely in the pan.
  7. Flip the crêpe and cook on the other side.
  8. Keep pancakes warm in the oven until you have used up all the batter.

To make the caramelised banana:

  1. In a frying pan, heat the sugar over a medium heat, after about 1-2 minutes the sugar will start to caramelise around the edges of the pan.
  2. Stir the sugar with a wooden spoon until the sugar has changed to a golden amber colour, continue cooking but be careful not to burn it or yourself.
  3. Add the bananas, cook for 1-2 minutes and then turn over, the bananas should have taken on the caramel colour.

Serve your lovely warm crêpes with melted chocolate and caramelised bananas. Enjoy!

Tips:

  1. After making the mixture, leave aside for 30 minutes to help thicken the mixture.
  2. Keep warm in the oven while you finish the rest of the batter.
  3. Serve with whatever you enjoy the most, i.e fruit, cream, syrup, chocolate or bacon.

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