Healthy Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

"Every year around September I get a HUGE craving for anything and everything pumpkin--especially this year since I'm expecting a little one this winter! This is what I came up with when craving pancakes but wanting something healthy, too. It is a take-off from the Whole Wheat Buttermilk Pancakes in "Recipes from the Old Mill". Enjoy!"
 
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Ready In:
20mins
Ingredients:
13
Serves:
19
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ingredients

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directions

  • Beat eggs well until somewhat frothy.
  • Add other ingredients except pumpkin and mix.
  • Add pumpkin and mix again.
  • Fry batter in scant 1/4 cupfuls on a nonstick griddle or pan.
  • Try not to stack pancakes if possible; this helps retain the fluffiness :). I often store them on a cookie sheet in a 250°F oven until time to serve, which helps keep them warm.

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  1. mmm...good
    Delicious! I added 3 T brown sugar and extra cinnamon. I also increased the baking soda and baking powder to 1 1/2 t each for extra fluffiness since whole wheat flour can make baked goods dense. I added some chopped pecans for crunch and for healthy fat so these would "stick" with us longer. Both my husband and I loved them and will definitely make again.
     
  2. Annacia
    Mmmm, just the thing for a Sunday breakfast in Autumn. The pumpkin flavor is in the lead role and it really shines. I used all whole grain flour, only egg white, quick oats, milk soured with cider vinegar and a teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice in a 6 serving amount. Served with no sugar added maple syrup they were wonderful and a great start to the day. I will make these again :D.
     
  3. Outta Here
    Very good! Just the right amount of spices. I might add more oatmeal next time, because I liked the texture it gives these. I splurged and had these with real maple syrup.
     
  4. seesko
    These wer good. I barely knwe they were healthy. I used fat free buttermilk instead of powder and left out the cloves because i am not big on cloves. Thanks for a pancake I can feel good about eating.
     
  5. Rifka
    I would definitely make these again, they were very good. I used whole wheat flour for all 1 1/2 cups and I added more cinnamon b/c my husband likes more spices.
     
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