Chocolate Takoyaki Dessert Balls Recipe: Banana Castella

by Joost Nusselder | Updated:  August 4, 2022

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Now here’s an option for dessert, takoyaki balls that are sweet instead of savory with chocolate and banana!

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Chocolate Takoyaki Dessert Balls Recipe

Chocolate Takoyaki Dessert Balls Recipe

Joost Nusselder
If you're craving a little sweetness at the end of the meal, this is the perfect fit, and you'll astonish your guests when they see these chocolate takoyaki balls.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 50 gram pancake mix
  • 40 ml milk
  • 150 ml water
  • ½ egg
  • ½ banana
  • 4 pcs chocolate
  • 2 tbsp Chocolate sauce
  • 1 tbsp Dried raspberry flakes

Instructions
 

  • In order to make this sweet version of takoyaki, combine wet ingredients together and pour them into takoyaki molds.
  • Cook the takoyaki balls in the takoyaki pan and add in the solid ingredients (i.e. chocolate and dried raspberry flakes).
  • Flip the takoyaki balls over once the bottom half is cooked and dried to allow for the other half to cook also.
  • Transfer to serving plates and serve with sauce.
Keyword Takoyaki
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Can I substitute raspberry flakes?

Yes, you can substitute raspberry flakes for other types of dried fruit. Just make sure the fruit is finely chopped so it cooks evenly with the takoyaki balls.

Can I make this without a takoyaki maker?

Yes, you can make takoyaki without a takoyaki maker. Just use a cake pop maker or another pan with round holes to pour batter into and cook the balls over medium heat. flipping them frequently so they cook evenly on all sides.

How to serve these chocolate takoyaki balls?

These chocolate takoyaki balls are best served warm with a drizzle of your favorite sauce. We recommend chocolate, caramel, or even marshmallow sauce. Enjoy!

Also read: these are the best takoyaki recipes for all different flavor variations

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