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Ron Douglas' Banana-Nut Pancakes

IHOP Copycat Recipe Courtesy of Ron Douglas

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Servings:4
Difficulty: Moderate
Cook Time: min

This is Ron Douglas' version of the IHOP favorite, banana-nut pancakes. Douglas is the author of the book "America's Most Wanted Recipes," published in 2009. For more information, log on to www.recipesecrets.net. CLICK HERE to learn about some healthy alternative ingredients.

Ingredients

  • For the Banana Syrup:
  • ?? cup light corn syrup
  • ?? cup sugar
  • ?? cup water
  • ?? teaspoon banana extract
  • ?? teaspoon vanilla extract
  • For the Pancakes:
  • ?? cup vegetable oil
  • 1 ?? cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ?? cups buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 ?? teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ?? teaspoon banana extract
  • ?? teaspoon salt
  • ?? cup chopped pecans
  • 1 banana
  • Whipped cream, for serving
  • Cooking Directions

    To make the banana syrup:

    Stir the corn syrup, sugar and water together in a small saucepan over high heat.

    Remove from the heat once the mixture boils.

    Mix the banana and vanilla extract.

    Using an electric blender, mix together all the ingredients for the pancakes. The batter should be smooth.

    Preheat a griddle to medium heat; coat with cooking spray.

    To make the pancakes:

    Using a ladle, pour ?? cup of the batter onto the griddle and allow the batter to spread out.

    Immediately sprinkle about ?? teaspoon of the pecans into the center of the pancake, so that the pecans are set in place.

    Cook the pancakes for 1 to 2 minutes on each side. The edges will lift slightly and the surfaces should be slightly browned.

    Slice the banana, and place a few slices on top of a stack of 3 pancakes.

    Serve with the syrup, whipped cream and the remaining chopped pecans on top.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: sugar, banana, banana extract, pecans, vegetable oil

    Course: Breakfast, Brunch


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