Banana pancakes with toffee sauce

  • Serves 4
  • Prep: 10 minutes plus 10 minutes resting time
  • Cooking: 10 minutes
  • Total: 15-20 minutes

Rich toffee sauce, ripe bananas, warm pancakes and velvety cream – heavenly comfort food.


  1. Sift the flour into a bowl; stir in the sugar. In a jug, whisk together the egg and milk. Pour into the flour mixture then whisk until smooth. Stir in the melted butter. Leave to rest for 10 minutes.
  2. Smear a little of the oil in a small frying pan over a medium heat. Pour in a quarter of the batter. Cook for 1 minute; flip and cook the other side for 30 seconds. Transfer to a warm plate. Repeat to make 4 pancakes.
  3. Put the remaining butter, brown sugar and juice in a pan and heat gently, stirring, until bubbling. Add the banana and warm through for a few minutes.
  4. To serve, top the pancakes with the bananas then spoon over the sauce and the crème fraîche.