PUMPKIN PANCAKES

Pumpkin Pancakes

Good as a snack or simple dessert.
Based on a recipe by Kinny Newman.
Course: Breads, Snacks
Author: Catherine Christiano

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unbleached flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/8 cup shortening
  • 1/8 cup water
  • 7/8 cup buttermilk
  • 1/8 cup skim milk may need more
  • 1/2 cup canned or cooked and mashed pumpkin
  • confectioner's sugar

Instructions

  • Mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and spices in a large bowl.
  • Beat egg in another bowl. Mix in shortening, water, buttermilk and pumpkin.
  • Add flour mixture to egg mixture and blend well.
  • Heat griddle or frying pan to about 375°F. Coat with shortening.
  • Drop spoonfuls of batter onto griddle.
  • Turn pancakes after small bubbles appear and edges start to brown.
  • Remove pancakes when they are golden brown.
  • Serve with confectioner's sugar.