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Polish Yeast-raised Pancakes (Racuchy)

Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Lunch
Servings: 2


  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • 150 g plain flour
  • 7 g dried active yeast
  • pinch of salt
  • 200 ml soya or oat milk (lukewarm)
  • coconut oil for frying


  • In a medium bowl, mash the banana using a fork.
  • Sift in the flour, then add the sugar, salt and yeast. Pour in the milk and stir to combine.
  • Cover the bowl with cling film or a tea towel and place in a warm spot. Leave the mixture for about 45 minutes or until bubbly and doubled in size.
  • Heat a little oil in a medium frying pan over low heat. Add a ladle of batter and fry until the top of the pancake begins to bubble, then flip it over and cook until both sides are golden brown.
  • Repeat until all the batter is used up.