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Friday, January 6, 2012

Almond Dark Chocolate Pancakes with Dark chocolate sauce

These dark chocolate almond pancakes can brighten any chocoholics day without guilt. The richness of dark chocolate ,nutty almonds and ripe sweet bananas ,an irresistibly tasty combination. The recipe can also be tweaked to include only vegan ingredients and make it an all vegan delight.

Be sure not to add any milk chocolate or dutch-processed cocoa powder in this recipe , cause only good quality dark chocolate ,pure cocoa powder with low sugar can keep this recipe a part of healthy diet.

Recipe : Almond Dark Chocolate Pancakes with Dark chocolate sauce.
For Pancakes
1 cup Whole Wheat flour(fine ground)
1/2 cup fine ground almonds
2 Tablespoon 100% pure Cocoa powder
1 large organic egg(vegan substitute :1/2 cup firm tofu)
1/2 cup of Reduced fat Milk or Almond milk or Soy milk
1 teaspoon Baking Powder(alum-free)
pinch of salt
1 tablespoon fat-free Greek yogurt(vegan substitute : soy yogurt)
2 tablespoon Organic Agave nectar syrup or pure organic Honey
2 Ripe Bananas,sliced
1 tablespoon 100% canola oil

Dark Chocolate Sauce
1/4 Semi-sweet or bitter-sweet chocolate chips with at least 60% cocoa(more is better)
1 teaspoon 100% cocoa powder
2 Tablespoon low-fat milk or almond milk
3 tablespoon Agave nectar or pure organic Honey

Handful of roughly chopped almonds for topping

Mix all the dry ingredients. Whisk egg with syrup ,milk and yogurt. Add this wet mixture to dry mixture to make a smooth batter.
Heat non stick pan on medium flame. Smear it lightly with oil . Pour one ladle of batter and let cook. Flip when you see the bubbles over pan cake ,about one minute.Cook another 30 seconds.Serve warm with sliced bananas,chopped almonds and drizzle of warm dark chocolate sauce.

Dark Chocolate Sauce
Melt chocolate in a double broiler until smooth ,whisk in cocoa powder,milk and syrup until smooth ,add little more milk if needed. Keep warm until served.


Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

OMG, those look extremely luscious and tempting! What an awesome treat.

Happy New Year.



Hamaree Rasoi said...

Yummy looking dark chocolate pancakes. Wonderfully prepared.

Hamaree Rasoi

Sharmilee! :) said...

Looks very tempting

A Spoonful of Yumm said...

wow...the pancakes look delicious! happy new year :)

divya said...

Just mouthwatering...looks so yummy & delicious!

Chitra said...

they look delicious!

Poornima Nair said...

Wow, these pancakes look splendid! Love the smooth chocolate sauce!

Priya said...

Super delicious pancakes,makes me hungry.

Elena said...

I never thought of a dark chocolate pancakes! It sounds delicious! I am a chocolate addict.

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