Ah! Today is day 2 of my “mental health weekend” with my husband. After so much work, rushing around, and general stress the past few weeks, we made a pact to engage in NONE of that, this weekend. No work, no car repairs, no chores, no stress. Awesome!
Of course.. we kind of cheated. Free time means I’m freed up to play around in the kitchen.. which means I can experiment, make home cooked meals… etc. This wasn’t totally a bad thing – We’ve been on a bit of a pumpkin kick ever since the Pumpkin Nanaimo Bar creation a couple weeks ago, and could now finally act on it.
So, this morning I made pumpkin pancakes AND pumpkin muffins! The pancakes are SO tasty – full of flavor, very fluffy and moist. SO good! Read on for the recipe – muffins recipe coming tomorrow!
These quick, easy, and fluffy pancakes are full of seasonal flavour!
Cuisine American, Comfort Food
Keyword fall, pancakes, pumpkin, seasonal
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Total Time 20minutes
1 CupPumpkin Puree
In a bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, and spices. Set aside.
In blender, process buttermilk, pumpkin, egg, and oil until smooth. Pour into dry ingredients. Lightly stir, just until combined.
Lightly oil your griddle or frying pan, preheat over medium or medium-low heat. Scoop 1/4 cup amounts of batter onto the griddle. Gently spread batter out into a larger circle, about 4 – 4.5″ in diameter. Cook until bubbles start popping through top surface. Flip, cook until done.
Serve with maple syrup, whipped cream, and a sprinkling of nutmeg!
*If not buttermilk, use 1.5 cups milk, with 1 tbsp lemon juice mixed in.
Marie is an award winning cake artist, cookbook author, and spandex costumer based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Known as much for her delicious and diverse flavor menu as for her sugar artistry, Marie's work has graced magazines and blogs around the world. Having baked and designed for brides, celebrities, and even Klingons, Marie was proud to share her wealth of baking knowledge in her two cookbooks: "The Spirited Baker" and “Evil Cake Overlord”. She followed those up with 4 other cookbooks: "Beyond Flour", "Beyond Flour 2", "Hedonistic Hops", and "More Than Poutine". She is currently working on her 7th - and final - cookbook, "Maize Craze".
Marie has also authored a book about her experiences surrounding the 2011 Minneapolis tornado: "Twisted: A Minneapolis Tornado Memoir", as well as 6 sewing manuals - the "Spandex Simplified" series.