We need more reasons to celebrate this gorgeous fall fruit. It's nutritious easy to find and a delightful way to season your breakfast. Our pumpkin pancake recipe is a perfect fall treat for family brunch. 

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Pumpkin Pancakes

With two kids in school, we relish having relaxing bigger breakfasts on the weekends, and pancakes are always a great option. My own kids love red velvet or berry pancakes, while my husband and I are partial to lemon. These pumpkin pancakes from Hey Kids, Let's Cook! seem like a great addition to our weekend repertoire, and I love recipes that the kids can help prepare.

For those of you who have been following Momtrends for awhile, you may remember I have a huge weakness for anything pumpkin, especially in the autumn. These Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes are one of my favorites, and I made double batches for both kids' Halloween parties at school. Pumpkin pancakes will definitely be appearing on our table this weekend! Enjoy!

Delicious Pumpkin Pancake Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground gloves
  • 1 cup low-fat milk
  • 2 Tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin

Delicious Pumpkin Pancake Directions

  1. Measure the dry ingredients into a large mixing bowl: whole-wheat flour, flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ginger and cloves.
  2. Add the milk, canola oil, and egg into a small mixing bowl. Whisk the ingredients together until blended and add to the dry ingredients.
  3. Add the pumpkin and stir.
  4. Lightly grease a large frying pan with canola oil and heat to medium high.
  5. Drop in 1/4 cup of batter for each pancake.
  6. Flip each pancake when you see bubbles rising to the top.
  7. Top with apple butter or maple syrup.


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