Mocha Chip Banana Pancakes 7 Steps
Peel and mash the ripened bananas with a fork, set aside.
Combine the espresso shot with the maple syrup and set aside.
In a mixing bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda and kosher salt, whisk to combine.
In another bowl, mix together the buttermilk, melted butter, mashed bananas and beaten eggs.
Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients, add in the wet ingredient mixture and stir to combine. Be careful not to overmix, some small lumps are fine. Fold in the chocolate chips.
Warm a non-stick skillet on medium heat. Start with 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil, adding more as necessary with every round. Using a measuring cup, begin cooking pancakes 1/3 of a cup in volume spacing the pancakes 2 inches apart . Allow to cook until small bubbles begin appearing on the surface, flip and continue cooking. Place the cooked pancakes on a baking sheet and keep warm in a 300°F oven until all of the remaining pancakes have been cooked.
To serve, stack the pancakes 4-5 pieces, top with additional sliced bananas and serve with the espresso syrup.