Banana-Pecan Upside Down PancakeFrom C.W. WORTH HOUSE BED & BREAKFAST
1 cup Maple Syrup
1/2 - 3/4 cup chopped toasted pecans
1 recipe of your favorite pancake mix (we like Bisquick)
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees (high middle section)
In heavy iron skillet (#10 size) -over low heat- melt 1 stick of butter -with pastry brush- brush all the sides of the skillet with the butter. Then add 1 cup of Maple syrup. Remove from heat, let cool.
Slice 3 bananas evenly to completely cover bottom of pan. Sprinkle chopped toasted pecans over that.
Mix up 1 recipe pancake mix and add the vanilla (I prefer Bisquick).
Immediately pour batter over the banana/syrup combo. Let sit 5-10 minutes. Bake in oven for 35 minutes or until cake tester inserted comes out clean.
Let cool approximately 5 minutes!
Invert on large platter and Serve.
Total preparation time: 20 minutes