Pumpkin pancakes recipe

Posted at 4:43 AM, Sep 22, 2012
and last updated 2015-10-08 13:22:55-04

Recipe for Pumpkin Pancakes:

Difficulty: Easy
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Serves: 4

1 ¼ cups buttermilk
¾ cup canned pure pumpkin
4 large eggs plus 1 egg yolk
3 Tablespoons dark brown sugar
½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
½ stick unsalted butter, melted
1 ½ cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Pinch of nutmeg
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
Unsalted butter for cooking pancakes
1/3 cup of chopped pecans
1/3 cup finely chopped dried apples
maple syrup

1.    Whisk together the buttermilk, pumpkin, eggs, sugar and vanilla in a large bowl until thoroughly blended.  Whisk in the melted butter.
2.    In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
3.    Add the dry ingredients to buttermilk mixture and whisk to combine.
4.    Melt additional butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.  Working in batches, pour batter by 1/3 cupfuls into skillet to form pancakes.
5.    Cook on the first side until bubbles form on top, about 1 ½ minutes.  Turn pancakes over and cook second side until lightly brown, about 1 minute.
6.    Transfer onto plates, sprinkle chopped pecans and dried apples on top.  Serve with warm maple syrup.