Plantain Pancakes| 3 Ways| Fluffy & Vegan

Plantain Pancakes| 3 Ways| Fluffy & Vegan

This is one recipe that warms my heart. In January I decided to be Vegan for 21 days and I fell in love with the lifestyle. Although I am not completely sold or ready to go on a plant based journey, it has certainly influenced the way I eat or prepare my food. 

This recipe is one of the many experiments I came up with while trying to explore more plant based meals; plus who does not love Plantains I mean😋 its versatility knows no bounds. I have manipulated this fruit in many ways and I hope to share more on my blog 😀

From the sweetness in the Plantain and the texture, this is one recipe that just works and you definitely have to try this! A fresh new perspective and taste to Pancakes. In this blog post, I will be showing you 3 ways to enjoy my fluffy DELIICIOUS Plantain Pancakes. 

Let’s get to it 👊🤟

Pancake Ingredients: Serves 2-3 People

  • 1 Ripe Plantain
  • 1 Cup Flour
  • 1 Tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1 tsp of Salt
  • 1 ½ – 2 Cups of Coconut Milk (any milk will work)
  • 2 Tsp of Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp of Vanilla Extract

Method:

  • Blend Plantain until completely smooth. Add your sugar and salt and blend until completely incorporated.
  • Add your flour and mix with milk until you have reached desired consistency. 
  • Add your baking powder and mix until completely incorporated. And now add your vanilla extract; do not over mix at this point.
  •  Coat Pan with Oil on medium heat and when hot, cook pancakes for 3-4 mins on each side.
  • Your Plantain Pancakes are ready!!

Ingredients:

Simple Tomato Garlic Sauce:

  • 1 Can Diced Tomatoes
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Butter 
  • ½ Tbsp of Italian Seasoning 
  • 1 tsp Crushed Chili Flakes 
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • Salt 

Plantain Pancakes & Shrimps Ingredients: Serves 2 people

  • 5- 6 Shrimps (or any fast cooking protein)
  • 1 Tbsp of Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt 
  • 1 tsp Chili Flakes 
  • 2 ½  tbsp Tomato Garlic Sauce 
  • 1 Tbsp Butter 
  • Parsley 

Method:

  • Heat up Pan with Olive oil and season shrimps with salt and chili flakes. Cook Shrimps for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add your tomato garlic sauce and butter and allow to cook for 2-3 minutes. 
  • Garnish with Parsley and cook for an additional minute. 

Plantain Pancakes Dessert: Serves 2-3 people

  • 1 Can Coconut Cream (Whipped)
  • 1 Lbs Semi Sweet Chocolate 
  • ¼ Cup Whole Milk/Heavy Cream/Evaporated Milk 
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 
  • Toasted Coconut Flakes
  • Any Fruit topping 

Method:

  • To make coconut whipped cream, chill in the refrigerator your can of coconut cream for 2-3 hours or more. Scoop only the cream on the top without the coconut water, place in a bowl and whisk with your electric mixer. For sweetness & flavor, add 1 tbsp of confectioners sugar and vanilla extract and whip for an additional 1-2 minutes. 
  • To make your chocolate ganache, heat up your milk in the microwave for 45secs- 1 minute; you want your milk warm enough to melt chocolate. Add warm milk to chopped chocolate, allow to sit for 2-3 minutes and whisk until completely incorporated and smooth. 


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