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Banana and chocolate pancakes with Vanilla ice cream


125g / 4 ½ oz plain flour

2 good pinches of salt

2 medium happy eggs

1 tbsp melted butter

300ml / 1/2pt milk

Sunflower oil to grease the pan 

2 ripe bananas

100g / 3 ½ oz dark chocolate grated

500g / 1lb 2oz vanilla ice cream tub

Banana and chocolate pancakes with Vanilla ice cream
Difficulty: easy
Serves: 14


Place the flour and salt in a food processor and add the eggs, butter and half of the milk.  Whiz until smooth and creamy, scraping down the sides once or twice to dislodge any lumps or stray pockets of flour.  With the motor running mix in the remaining milk.

Leave the batter to rest for 30 minutes. 

While the mix is resting peel and slice the banana’s on a slant about 5mm thick, sprinkle with a little of the sugar the in a non-stick pan over a medium heat place put banana slices in and allow to caramelise on one side then turn over and repeat the process then pour over the pancake mix and allow to cook for about 1 minute or until the mix sets then sprinkle in the chocolate and fold over remove from the pan and place onto the serving dish.

Using an ice cream scoop ball up the ice cream and place on top of the pancakes and serve