Save time with this easy recipe by using ready-made pancakes. Fill with a tasty banana and mascarpone mix and drizzle with a rich chocolate sauce – it’s the perfect pancake recipe to treat yourself this week and is a great one to try on Shrove Tuesday if you fancy something a little different this pancake day. Otherwise these banana and mascarpone filled pancakes do just make the perfect treat at the weekend if you want a dessert that feels really indulgent. What’s more, this recipe makes enough pancakes for six people and is really cheap to put together, so it’s a winner on all fronts if you want to feed a crowd without spending too much. Bananas are a great source of vitamins and potassium, so you’ve got one healthy aspect in this dessert too. Try it this weekend and you’ll have a new favourite dessert recipe.
- 1 pack of ready-made pancakes
- Make your own pancakes with this simple
- 250g tub mascarpone
- 1 orange, juice and zest
- Icing sugar to taste
- 4 small bananas, peeled and chopped
- 2tbsp golden syrup
- 100g dark chocolate, broken into pieces
Preheat the oven and warm the pancakes as per packet instructions.
Meanwhile, in a bowl mix together the mascarpone, orange zest and sweeten to taste with icing sugar. Fold in the bananas and set to one side.
To make the chocolate sauce, place the orange juice and golden syrup in a small bowl over a pan of simmering water and gently heat. Add the chocolate and stir until smooth.
Spread the mascarpone mixture onto the pancakes and fold each in half and half again. Place on a serving dish or individual dishes and drizzle each with hot chocolate sauce. Serve straight away
Try adding a few drops of Tabasco to the chocolate sauce to give it a kick – it really works!