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Fluffy pumpkin buttermilk pancakes have everything you love about traditional buttermilk pancakes, with the addition of pumpkin and spices!
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This might be one of my favorite #PumpkinWeek recipes ever. I love pancakes, particularly fluffy buttermilk pancakes. So, why not make a pumpkin version? I've made pumpkin pancakes from a boxed mix before, but these are so much better!
Making pancakes from scratch is not more much work than making them from a mix. You just have to mix together the flour, sugar, leavening and spices yourself.
The key to fluffy pancakes is to NOT overmix them. Unlike most other batters, it won't be smooth. There should still be some lumps. The more you mix, the more gluten you create, and that means tougher, flatter pancakes.
These pancakes hardly even need any butter—just a drizzle of pure maple syrup. I love making these for "breakfast for dinner" on chilly autumn nights along with bacon or maple sausage.
These pancakes also freeze wonderfully between sheets of wax paper, stored in an airtight zip-top bag. The next time I make these, I plan to make a double batch and freeze half of them for weekday breakfasts during the autumn and winter.
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- 2 cups buttermilk
- 1 cup pumpkin puree
- 2 large eggs
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly
- 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
- ¼ cup sugar
- 1 tbsp baking powder
- ½ tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- ½ tsp nutmeg
- ¼ tsp ginger
- ¼ tsp cloves
- 1 tsp salt
- Preheat an electric griddle to 300 degrees (or set a griddle pan on your stovetop over medium heat).
- In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, spices and salt.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, pumpkin puree, eggs and vanilla.
- Drizzle in the butter as you continue to whisk.
- Pour the wet ingredients over the dry and stir until almost completely combined. Your batter should still be lumpy.
- Spray the griddle with nonstick cooking spray and pour about ¼ cup of batter per pancake onto the griddle, leaving space between each, and cook until bubbles begin to form, flip and cook until golden.
- Serve with butter and pure maple syrup.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: pancake
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 174Saturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 36mgSodium: 301mgCarbohydrates: 28gFiber: 1gSugar: 7gProtein: 5g
Adapted from Oh Sweet Basil
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