This recipe for Banana Pancakes with Walnut Honey comes to us courtesy of the new Flat Belly Diet Cookbook (thanks!)
Who needs syrup? Honey and walnuts make the perfect sweet and crunchy topping for these sensational pancakes.
4 servings (3 pancakes each)
MUFA : Walnuts
Flat Belly Diet! Easy Pancake Mix
1 ½ cups all purpose flour
1 ½ cups whole wheat pastry flour
6 tablespoons yellow cornmeal
1 tablespoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
1. Combine ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
1 1/3 cups Flat Belly Diet! Easy Pancake Mix
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup low fat buttermilk
¼ cup water
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 large banana, halved lengthwise and cut into thin slices
½ cup fresh raspberries
½ cup walnuts, chopped
1/3 cup honey
1 tablespoon water
1. To prepare the pancakes: Combine the pancake mix and cinnamon in a large bowl. Combine the buttermilk, water, egg, oil and vanilla extract in a separate bowl. Whisk into the pancake mix and stir until smooth. Fold in the banana. Set aside.
2. To prepare the walnut honey: Combine the walnuts, honey, and water in a small bowl.
3. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and set over medium heat. Add the pancake batter in scant ¼ cupfuls and cook, in batches, for about 2 minutes or until the pancakes have puffed and the undersides are lightly browned. Turn the pancakes and cook for about 2 minutes longer or until lightly browned. Serve with the walnut honey and raspberries.
Nutrition per Serving: 425 calories, 10 g protein, 67 g carbohydrates, 15 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 55 mg cholesterol, 387 mg sodium, 5 g fiber
[Re-printed with permission]