Pumpkin Pancakes


I decided to jazz up my regular homemade pancake recipe for the fall by adding some pumpkin puree and spice. These were INCREDIBLE and I loved the fact that they had so much flavor I didn't even miss eating them without the syrup.


  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1.5 cup milk
  • 0.5 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 eggs
  • 0.25 tsp pumpkin spice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp baking powder
  • cooking spray


  1. In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and pumpkin spice; mix well.
  2. In a separate larger bowl, whisk the eggs, then add in the pumpkin, milk and vanilla; mix well.
  3. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and whisk together until there are no lumps.
  4. Heat your frying pan or griddle on medium heat. When you sprinkle a few flecks of water on your pan and the water 'dances' or jumps off the pan, then you know the pan is hot enough to cook on.
  5. Spray the pan with cooking spray and ladle some of the batter onto the pan (approx. 4" in diameter)
  6. Cook for approximately 2 minutes or until the pancake starts to bubble on the top and around the edges. Flip the pancake and cook the other side until it is golden and remove. Makes 12 pancakes.


*Tip #1: Heat your syrup in a pan or in the microwave in a microwave safe carafe or pitcher before pouring over your pancakes!

*Tip #2: You can also use butter to cook the pancakes, but I prefer using cooking spray with a non-stick pan to reduce the calories.


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