Banana Berry Pikelets
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Serves: 4
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Perfect for a special Sunday brunch, or sweet snack!
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Ingredients

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 1/2 cups wholemeal self-raising flour
  • 1 tbs sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups reduced-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 serving 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)

  • LiveLighter

    Hi Cherie, thanks for your comments. I agree that 74 g of carbohydrates in one meal would be a lot for someone with type 2 diabetes. However, it's not unreasonable for someone who is very active. We think it's important to publish the nutrition information so that people can make informed decisions about the foods that they choose. -AF
    LiveLighter
    Posted on: 29 Aug 14

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    And the sugars how can this be considered light! Unused sugar stores as fat!
    Cherie Hobday
    Posted on: 28 Aug 14

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    I can't see how you are promoting light and healthy meals here!
    Cherie Hobday
    Posted on: 28 Aug 14

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    This is ridiculous 74 grms of carbs I don't consider this light & healthy, especially a diabetic!!!
    Cherie Hobday
    Posted on: 28 Aug 14

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