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Marvellously Chocolatey Pancakes

Marvellously Chocolatey Pancakes
Lauren Dawes
Writer and expert3 months ago
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In the mood for something a little extra? These certain famous chocolatier-inspired pancakes will hit the spot.

Shake up your usual routine with a special treat that’s perfect for the festive season. Because if you can’t push the boat out at Christmas, when can you? And this might just be the most Instagrammable breakfast yet.

Surprisingly easy to make, these pancakes are also loaded with 20g of protein per serving, making them a delicious way to support your training goals. Can’t say no to that.

Marvellously Chocolatey Pancakes

Servings
6 pancakes

Ingredients

  • 1 banana
  • 1 egg
  • 190 ml milk
  • 150 g oats
  • 1 scoop Impact Whey Protein (Chocolate)
  • 25 g cacao
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 100 g cream cheese
  • 8-10 g Impact Whey Protein (White Chocolate, for the frosting)
  • 1-2 tbsp. Milk (for the frosting)
  • Drops red and purple food colouring
  • Edible glitter (optional)
  • Squirt whipped cream (optional)

Instructions

1.

First, add all of the pancake ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.

2.

Next, preheat a non-stick frying pan, add a little low-fat cooking spray or oil and then pour about 1/6th of the pancake batter into the pan. Cook for 1 & a half minutes on one side, flip, and then around a minute on the other side.

3.

Repeat for the remaining batter.

4.

To make the frosting, add the cream cheese to a bowl along with the White Chocolate Impact Whey Protein and mix until completely smooth. Then split the mixture into 2 smaller bowls – leave one frosting white, but add a few drops of red and blue food colouring to the other. Stir through until you get a purple colour, adding a little bit of milk if you need to loosen the consistency.

5.

Now build your stack – layer the pancakes with the white frosting between each one, then add the purple frosting at the top.

6.

To finish off, spray with edible gold glitter and add a squirt of whipped cream. Magic.

Nutritional info per serving:

Calories379
Total Fat12g
Total Carbohydrates44g
Protein20g
Lauren Dawes
Writer and expert
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Lauren is an English Literature graduate originally from the South. She’s always loved swimming, has discovered the power of weight training over the past few years, and has lots of room for improvement in her weekly hot yoga class.

On the weekends she’s usually cooking or eating some kind of brunch, and she enjoys trying out new recipes with her housemates – especially since shaking off student habits, like mainly surviving off pasta. Above all, she’s a firm believer in keeping a balance between the gym and gin.

Find out more about Lauren’s experience here.

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