Freakshake pancake stack

Freakshake pancake stack
This delicious stack is great for topping off your Valentine’s Day spread, or enjoying on Pancake Day
Serves 6  / 
Prep 40 Minutes  / 
Cook 5 Minutes

Ingredients

200g Co-op self-raising flour
1/2 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp baking powder
3 Co-op British eggs
175ml Co-op semi-skimmed milk
2 tbsp vegetable oil
3 Co-op Fairtrade bananas
2 tbsp maple syrup
20g Co-op sweet popcorn
6 scoops Co-op Madagascan vanilla ice cream (optional)

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 120°C/fan 100°C/Gas 1/2
2. Mix together the flour, cinnamon and baking powder
3. Crack in the eggs and whisk, then gradually add the milk, whisking until you have a smooth, thick batter
4. Heat 2 tsp of the oil in a large nonstick frying pan on a medium heat
5. Add a sixth of the batter and use the back of a spoon to spread it into a pancake about 13cm wide
6. Fry for around 90 seconds, until golden on the bottom and bubbling on the surface
7. Flip over and fry for 1-2 more mins, until cooked through
8. Keep warm on a baking tray in the oven while you fry the rest, adding a little more oil to the pan as needed
9. Thinly slice the banana and fry for 1 minute on each side until golden
10. Pour over half the maple syrup and cook for another minute, turning, until caramelised
11. To serve, stack the pancakes on a plate, drizzling each with maple syrup and layering with the banana and popcorn as you go
12. Drizzle over a bit more syrup and serve with vanilla ice cream, if you like