Yields12 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time20 mins
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Banana pikelets with bacon & ricotta recipe

Ingredients

 100 g streaky bacon
 2 bananas, diced
 200 g ricotta cheese
 ¾ cup self-raising flour
 ½ cup milk
 1 egg
 1 tbsp maple syrup
 1 tsp lemon
 1 tsp thyme

Method

1

Whisk together the egg, milk and a tbsp of maple syrup.

2

Place the flour in a mixing bowl, make a well in the centre, and slowly whisk in the liquid until you have a smooth batter. Fold in the diced banana.

3

Lay the bacon on a tray lined with baking paper and drizzle each piece with maple syrup. Bake at 180°C for 8-10 mins.

4

Heat a heavy based frying pan and lightly grease with oil or butter.

5

Fry dessert spoon amounts of pikelet mix 6 at a time until bubbles appear on the surface, turn with a spatula and cook for another 2 mins.

6

Top each pikelet with a tbsp of ricotta, a slice of maple bacon and a sprinkle of thyme and serve while warm.

Ingredients

 100 g streaky bacon
 2 bananas, diced
 200 g ricotta cheese
 ¾ cup self-raising flour
 ½ cup milk
 1 egg
 1 tbsp maple syrup
 1 tsp lemon
 1 tsp thyme

Directions

1

Whisk together the egg, milk and a tbsp of maple syrup.

2

Place the flour in a mixing bowl, make a well in the centre, and slowly whisk in the liquid until you have a smooth batter. Fold in the diced banana.

3

Lay the bacon on a tray lined with baking paper and drizzle each piece with maple syrup. Bake at 180°C for 8-10 mins.

4

Heat a heavy based frying pan and lightly grease with oil or butter.

5

Fry dessert spoon amounts of pikelet mix 6 at a time until bubbles appear on the surface, turn with a spatula and cook for another 2 mins.

6

Top each pikelet with a tbsp of ricotta, a slice of maple bacon and a sprinkle of thyme and serve while warm.

Banana pikelets with bacon & ricotta