Sweeten your toddler’s pancakes with bananas, strawberries, and other fruits instead.
high in antioxidants,
as well as vitamins
and minerals. A good source of potassium
and vitamin C, bananas are
a healthy way to indulge
your tot’s sweet tooth.
Makes 35 to 40 pieces, about 5cm each.
50ml canola oil.
510g plain ﬂour.
15g baking powder.
10g baking soda.
380g banana, mashed.
360g strawberries, sliced.
1 Combine the ingredients in the two mixtures separately.
2 Add mixture A slowly into mixture B, until it becomes a smooth batter.
3 Fold mashed banana into the mixture.
4 Place a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Scoop batter onto pan to form mini pancakes (about 5cm each).
5 Once bubbles start to show on the pancakes, flip them over and remove when both sides turn golden brown. Set aside.
6 In a clean pan, sprinkle the sugar in a single layer. Cook until you get a golden brown caramel.
7 Add butter and stir well.
8 Add strawberries and cook for about 20 to 30 seconds.
9 Serve the pancakes with the caramelised strawberries.
This recipe is suitable for toddlers from 12 months old.
Executive chef Lawrence Tay Lian Chin and principal dietitian Aleﬁa A. Vasanwala contributed this recipe and the nutrition tips. Both are from Mount Elizabeth Hospital.
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