This gourmet treat is the perfect way to surprise someone with breakfast in bed!


  • 2 cups self raising flour

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 1/4 cup buttermilk

  • 60 g sugar

  • 1/3 cup toasted unsalted macadamias, finely chopped

  • 1/2 cup mashed ripe banana

  • Unsalted butter for cooking

  • 1/4 cup extra macadamias, roughly chopped to serve

  • Maple syrup to serve

  • Macadamia Butter

  • 100g unsalted butter, whipped until fluffy

  • 1/4 cup toasted unsalted macadamia nuts, finely chopped


  • 1.

    Mix all the dry ingredients together. In a separate bowl beat the eggs and add oil. Add one cup buttermilk to the egg mixture and mix well.

  • 2.

    Pour egg mixture into the dry ingredients mix and mix into a thick batter, add the remaining buttermilk mix, banana and macadamias and incorporate gently. Add more buttermilk if the batter is too thick.

  • 3.

    Pour 1/4 cup batter (or more for larger pancakes) into a medium sized oiled pan. Turn when bubbles appear on the top of the pancake and cook until golden. Keep warn in oven and repeat process with remaining batter.

  • 4.

    To make butter, fold macadamia nuts through whipped butter until well combined.

  • 5.

    Serve pancakes with macadamia butter, sprinkle with extra chopped macadamia nuts and drizzle with maple syrup.

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