Banana berry pikelets
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Serves: 4
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Ingredients

  • 2 ripe bananas, peeled
  • 1 1/2 cups wholemeal self-raising flour
  • 1 tbs sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups low-fat milk
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • olive or canola oil spray
  • 1 1/4 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen
  • 1 1/2 cups low-fat berry or vanilla yoghurt, to serve
  • 2 cups strawberries or other berries, quartered, to serve

Method

  1. Mash the bananas with a fork in a large bowl.
  2. Sift flour over bananas, adding the remaining husk in the sieve to the bowl.
  3. Add sugar and stir to combine.
  4. Add milk, vinegar and eggs to the bowl. Mix until combined.
  5. Spray a large non-stick frypan with oil and place over medium heat.
  6. Place 2 tablespoons of batter evenly spaced around the pan. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until small bubbles appear on surface. Top each pikelet with 6 blueberries then carefully turn over. Brown on reverse side for 1 minute or until cooked through.
  7. Transfer to a plate and repeat with remaining batter.
  8. Divide pikelets between 4 serving plates.
  9. To serve, layer with spoonfuls of yoghurt and top with fresh fruit.

Variations

  • Instead of using blueberries, press a thin ring of peeled, cored apple into each pikelet before flipping.
  • Serve as a snack, in a lunchbox or at children’s parties.
Serving Suggestion: Serve pikelets with low-fat berry or vanilla fromage frais and sliced strawberries.

Healthy tip!

Love sweet coffee? Try reducing the amount of sugar you have a quarter of a teaspoon at a time to trick your taste buds!

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Nutrition Information

per serve per 100g
Energy 1957 kJ 456 kJ
Protein 20 g 4.7 g
Fat, total 7.3 g 1.7 g
— saturated 2.3 g 0.5 g
Carbohydrate 74.9 g 17.5 g
— sugars 37.8 g 8.8 g
Sodium 470.4 mg 109.7 mg
Fibre 9.3 g 2.2 g

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Comments (9)

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    Delicios
    Pola Zukar
    Posted on: 23 May 15

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    I have type 2 diabetes and just reduce the amount items that are high in sugar you just have to modify and less is better than going without ,,,
    Sandra pascoe
    Posted on: 17 May 15

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    Superb recipe - thanks
    Deborah Schonfeldt
    Posted on: 24 Jan 15

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    Easy to make Delicious (even without the blueberries) Recipe makes enough for 6 people to have 2 pikelets each; I found that to be enough (which is as good as a feast) Love LiveLighter 😃
    Deborah Schonfeldt
    Posted on: 24 Jan 15

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    With regards to the sugar in any product, it is important to look at where the sugar comes from. In this recipe, the sugar mostly comes from the fruit and the dairy which contain a lot of goodness! -AF
    Anne Finch
    Posted on: 29 Aug 14

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