Bob Evans Farms, Inc. owns and operates more than 520 full-service, family restaurants in 22 states, mainly in the east north central, mid-Atlantic, and southern regions of the United States. Most of these operate under the Bob Evans Restaurant banner. About 83 percent of the company's revenues are generated by its restaurant operations. The remaining sales come from Bob Evans's food products operations. The company produces and distributes fresh, smoked, and fully cooked pork sausage and ham products under the Bob Evans, Owens Country Sausage, and Country Creek Farm brands, as well as a variety of other complementary food items sold in the refrigerated and frozen sections of grocery stores. The company's food products are distributed through more than 15,000 grocery stores in 30 states.
Caramel Banana Pecan Cream Pancakes
Bob Evans Stuffed Caramel Banana Pecan Cream Pancakes
Makes 2 pancakes
2 cups prepared vanilla pudding
2 cups cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 cup pancake batter, prepared, for 2 pancakes
2 tablespoons honey-roasted pecans
1 banana, sliced into 1/2-inch thick slices
1 teaspoon caramel sauce
1 tablespoon powdered sugar
1 tablespoon whipped topping
Make Vanilla Cream Cheese mixture: Mix vanilla pudding with cream cheese until well blended and creamy (no lumps). Cover and refrigerate immediately. This mixture will store (covered) in the refrigerator up to 5 days.
Prepare pancake batter and preheat griddle. Ladle batter onto hot griddle and sprinkle evenly with pecans and banana slices. When they bubble and edges are dry, flip to cook second side.
When done, place pancake on plate, top with 4 tablespoons Vanilla.
Cream Cheese mixture and top with second pancake. Ladle with caramel sauce and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar. Garnish with whipped topping.