Food & Recipes

Pumpkin Pancakes

by Rosemary Black

Pumpkin Pancakes

Warm up chilly mornings with an autumn treat


Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 8-10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings


  • 1 cup flour
  • 3 Tbs sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1/4 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 2 Tbs butter, melted and cooled, plus 1 Tbs for the skillet


1. Preheat a large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. In a bowl, stir together all the dry ingredients.


2. In a large bowl, beat the egg for 30 seconds. Add yogurt, pumpkin puree and 2 tablespoons melted butter and beat well.


3. Stir in dry ingredients and beat just until combined.


4. Grease skillet lightly with butter. Pour 1/4 cup batter per pan-cake; flip with spatula when tops bubble and edges are slightly dry. Cook until other side is golden brown, 2 minutes per side.


Tip: Keep pancakes warm in a 250-degree oven until ready to eat.
How kids can help: Measure ingredients.

Per serving: 271 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated), 458 mg sodium, 77 mg cholesterol.