In keeping with the pumpkin-flavored-everything craze of this month and my love for breakfast foods, I found the perfect match.

It is so good and here is how you can experience this incredible taste.

Duration:

  • 10 minutes prep time
  • 10 minutes cook time
  • Ready in 20 minutes

Ingredients:

Pancakes:

  • 2 ⅓ cups pancake mix
  • 2 ½ tablespoons white sugar
  • ⅓ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ⅓ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ¼ cups milk
  • ⅓ cup canned pumpkin
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

Nutmeg whipped cream:

  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
pumpkin pancakes
Photo by Corlene Beukes

 

Directions:

  1. Whisk together the pancake mix, white sugar, cinnamon, the ⅓ teaspoon nutmeg and ginger. Set it aside. Beat together the eggs, milk, pumpkin and vegetable oil. Combine the two mixtures, stirring just until all ingredients are moistened.
  1. Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium-high heat. Pour the batter onto the griddle, using approximately ¼ cup for each pancake. Bubbles will start to form in the pancakes. Cook until the edges of the pancakes start to look dry and a bubble popped near the edge holds its shape. Flip the pancakes over and continue cooking until the other side is golden brown.
  1. Repeat with remaining batter, adding more oil to the griddle if necessary. Stack the pancakes on a plate and keep warm until serving. For larger batches, keep pancakes warm in a single layer on a cooling rack positioned over a baking sheet in a 300 degrees oven.
  1. Place whipping cream in a small, deep, chilled bowl. Add the 2 tablespoons sugar, vanilla, and nutmeg. Beat using a mixer with chilled beaters on medium-high speed until soft peaks form.

This recipe makes four serving.

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