These griddle cakes make a great foundation for any dessert topping, from ice cream to whipped cream to grilled fruit . Mmmmm, delicious!
Griddler® Compact position: Flat
Plate side: Griddle
¾ cup unbleached, all-purpose flour
¼ cup cocoa powder, sifted
½ teaspoon sea salt
½ teaspoon baking soda
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 cup buttermilk less 2 tablespoons
1 large egg
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled to room temperature
¼ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
2 teaspoons light brown sugar
2 firm bananas, each cut into 2-inch slices
Nutritional information per serving
(based on 7 servings):
Calories 194 (44% from fat) • carb. 23g • pro. 4g
• fat 9g • sat. fat 6g • chol. 54mg • sod. 240mg
• calc. 48mg • fiber 1g
1 . Insert the plates on the griddle side . Preheat the Cuisinart® Griddler® Compact to High .
2 . While the griddle is preheating, combine the flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda, and granulated sugar in a medium bowl . Stir with a whisk to blend .
3 . Combine the buttermilk, egg, 2 tablespoons melted butter and vanilla extract . Whisk to combine . Add the buttermilk/egg mixture to the dry ingredients and stir until just blended . Do not over-mix .
4 . Prepare the bananas . In a small mixing bowl, mix the 3 tablespoons melted butter and light brown sugar together until well combined . Add bananas and toss to coat .
5 . Once griddle has preheated, open the unit to extend flat, place banana pieces on griddle plates and cook until light golden and just softened, about 5 minutes per side . Remove and reserve . Carefully wipe griddle plates clean with paper towel .
6 . Using a ¼-cup measure, drop griddle cake batter evenly onto the griddle plates . Cook pancakes until bubbles form, about 3 to 4 minutes; flip and cook until done, about 2 minutes longer . Remove .
7 . Serve cooked bananas on top of griddle
cakes . For extra indulgence, top with a dollop of freshly whipped cream and drizzle with chocolate sauce .
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