Summer Pancake Towers

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“This makes an extremely impressive Brunch. Play around with it. Any fruit could be used. I used Missy Wombat's Hokey Pokey recipe to start with, it's very quick to make, but you could buy honeycomb if you can find it. You'd need about 5 or six bars I think. If you can't get Golden Syrup try Molasses and a half a teaspoon of vanilla. This took a bit of preparation the night before, but it was very very pleasing)”
1hr 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup chocolate-coated honeycomb candy (Without the Chocolate coating!!! I made 1 batch of MissyWombat's Hokey Pokey to be precise, Crushed)
  • 25 g butter (maybe 50 grams, less is more)
  • 1 cup cherries (or some other fab fruit about 1-2 cups)
  • 4 bananas (1 per person)
  • 12 pancakes (3 per serving)


  1. The night before: Make a batch of Hokey Pokey, break it up once set, place in a bag and crush with a rolling pin. Soften butter and fold into the crushed Hokey Pokey. Refrigerate in dollops. (dessertspoonfuls).
  2. Fruit: I hand pitted cherries, placed them off the heat into a little boiling water, topped them with sugar to taste and left them to sit til cool stirring a couple of times. (keeps the flavour better than putting them on the heat directly) You could use tinned mandarins or something exotic and colourful. I think fresh fruit is best. Strawberries would be great. Pears would taste wonderful in spiced wine wouldn't they? Options endless, just make it look fabulous! Serve at room temperature.
  3. Pancakes: Make your own favourite recipe, they should be fluffy and stackable. i made slightly smaller ones so my towers pyramided.
  4. Bananas: Slice a whole Banana in half lengthways then in half the otherway. Lightly pan cook on butter round side to the pan.
  5. Plate up: Pancake, two pieces of banana one - two dollops of Hokey Pokey Butter. Repeat twice, topping with another dollop of hokey pokey butter.
  6. Reheat the lot just to melt butter a bit in the microwave, Garnish plate with your lightly stewed fab fruit and a whole fresh uncooked fruit or a slice, of what you have used if you wish.
  7. Serve with hot coffee and loads of love.
  8. Enjoy all the Ooohs and Ahhs.

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