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Mini Banana Bread Pancake Bites

These light and fluffy bites are the perfect melding of 2 of your favorite comfort foods. Want the kit to make these delicious bites, including a cast-iron ebelskiver pan? Click Here: https://shop.tastemade.com/products/nordic-ware-danish-ebleskiver-pan

Recipe

Ingredients

  • For the Pancakes:
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 11/2 teaspoon granulated sugar + 2 tablespoons for dusting
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • Melted butter for brushing (ghee or clarified is great)
  • Variations:
  • 1 mashed ripe banana + 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1 mashed ripe banana + 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts + 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
  • Regular without sugar caramelizing
  • 1 mashed ripe banana + piped with banana cream filling (recipe below)
  • Banana cream filling:
  • 1 banana, peeled and mashed
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup vanilla pudding
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup

Let's get Cooking...

  1. Whisk egg whites until frothy and set aside.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, sugar, brown sugar and cinnamon. Add in egg yolks and streak in milk and vinegar until a smooth batter has formed. Fold in egg whites.
  3. Heat an ebelskiver pan to medium heat, and brush with melted butter. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon of sugar, and scoop 2 tablespoons of the batter into each hole. Cook for 1-2 minutes until batter starts to pull away from the sides.
  4. Using toothpicks or thin chopsticks, gently flip each pancake, and continue to cook for another 1-2 minutes until golden.
  5. If cooking one of the variations, add half the amount of batter followed by mix-in ingredient(s), and seal with remaining batter, making sure to cover the mix-in.
  6. To make the banana cream filling, mash banana and brown sugar in a bowl until smooth. Mash in cream cheese, mixing until smooth. Stir in vanilla pudding and maple syrup. Place mixture in a piping bag and refrigerate until ready for use.