close
description

Want more recipes?

Download our recipe app and get hundreds of whole-food, plant-based recipes at your fingertips.

4.7
description
Download the app
  • Prep-time: / Ready In:
  • Makes 10 pancakes

These breakfast pancakes, called baghrir in Morocco, are similar to crepes, with a light, spongy texture. They’re traditionally topped with honey and butter, but are delicious with fresh fruit and a hearty drizzle of homemade chocolatey banana sauce. Spread the scrumptious batter very thin on your skillet to create the delicate mouthfeel these pancakes are known for. Feel free to enjoy them with a knife and fork, or roll up your toppings for a sweet taquito-style snack!

Sweet Moroccan Pancakes with Chocolate Banana Sauce and fresh fruit on a colorful plate and red tablecloth

Ingredients

  • ½ teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 2 tablespoons + ½ teaspoon date paste
  • 2 bananas, peeled and cut into large pieces
  • 1½ cups unsweetened, unflavored almond milk
  • ¼ cup + 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ⅛ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour
  • ¾ cup oat flour
  • 1 teaspoon regular or sodium-free baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl combine 1 cup warm water (105°F to 115°F), the yeast, and ½ teaspoon of the date paste. Cover bowl with a cloth; let stand about 10 minutes or until mixture is frothy.
  2. For Banana-Chocolate Sauce, in a blender combine bananas, ¾ cup almond milk, the remaining 2 tablespoons date paste, the cocoa powder, and vanilla extract. Cover and blend until smooth.
  3. In another bowl stir together whole wheat and oat flours, baking powder, and salt. Uncover yeast mixture; stir in the remaining ¾ cup almond milk and ½ cup water. Add flour mixture; whisk until smooth. Cover; let stand in a warm place 20 minutes.
  4. Preheat a nonstick skillet or crepe pan over medium-low about 3 minutes or until a drop of water dances when it hits the pan. Pour ⅓ cup of the batter in center of pan; use a crepe spreader or offset spatula to spread the batter into a 5-inch round. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until underside is lightly browned. Use a thin spatula to turn pancake; cook 2 to 3 minutes more or until golden. Place pancake on a baking sheet; cover with a cloth. Keep warm in a 200°F oven while making remaining pancakes. Serve warm with a drizzle of Banana-Chocolate Sauce.

Comments (2)

(0 from 0 votes)
Your Rating has been added Your Comment has been added
Add a Comment and/or Rating
Leave a Reply
Recipe Rating
Please provide a rating
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
You need to provide a comment or rating to submit
nancy retchin3 days ago
Reply
Do you want to report this comment as inappropriate?

could you use almond flour to make them high protein and gluten free?

Lynn Rooks2 weeks ago
Reply
Do you want to report this comment as inappropriate?

Cant wait to try these. Am currently doing a 3 generational pancake breakfast with my own children and grandkids. Next week’s pancakes, we will try these out, with great-grandmother who loves fruit and chocolate . Thanks for the recipe, very much like FOK and whole foods. Would like to get get everyone started one breakfast at a time.

Healthy eatingshouldn't be a hassle

description

With weekly meal plans, Forks Meal Planner takes the hard work out of making nutritious meals the whole family will enjoy.

Get meal planner

Learn how to cookplant-based meals at home

description

Forks Over Knives’ online cooking course will help you learn new techniques, flavors, and skills to live your very best life.

Join the course
description
about the author

Darshana Thacker

Darshana Thacker is chef and culinary project manager for Forks Over Knives. A graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institute, she is the author of Forks Over Knives: Flavor! She created the recipes for Forks Over Knives Family and was a lead recipe contributor to the New York Times bestseller The Forks Over Knives Plan. Her recipes have been published in The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook, Forks Over Knives—The Cookbook, Forks Over Knives: The Plant-Based Way to Health, and LA Yoga magazine online. Visit DarshanasKitchen.com for more.

Sweet Moroccan Pancakes with Chocolate Banana Sauce and fresh fruit on a colorful plate and red tablecloth see more from this author
description
Free download

Free 5-Day Meal Plan!

Get a taste for healthy, fuss-free meal planning with this free five-day meal plan from Forks Meal Planner!

More from Forks Over Knives

Join our mailing list

Get free recipes and the latest info on living a happy, healthy plant-based lifestyle.

Copy link
Powered by Social Snap