Helen's Priceless Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Helen's Priceless Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Helen's Priceless Pumpkin Pancakes

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"Wonderful recipe by Grandma Helen that Maria loves! Serve with syrup."

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Original recipe makes 16 pancakes Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    45 mins


  1. Whisk buttermilk, pumpkin puree, egg yolks, sugar, and vanilla extract together in a bowl until blended. Whisk in melted butter.
  2. Whisk cake flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl. Add flour mixture to buttermilk mixture and whisk to combine.
  3. Beat egg whites in a glass or metal bowl until soft peaks form. Lift your beater or whisk straight up: the egg whites will form soft mounds rather than a sharp peak. Fold egg whites into buttermilk-flour mixture to form pancake batter.
  4. Heat a lightly oiled griddle or skillet over medium heat. Drop batter by large spoonfuls onto the griddle and cook until bubbles form on top, 1 to 2 minutes. Flip and cook until browned on the other side, 1 to 2 minutes. Repeat with remaining batter.
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Dec 17, 2013

Made these this morning and they were yummy! I only changed a couple things because I didn't have some of the items--substituted milk/vinegar for the buttermilk and whole wheat pastry flour for the cake flour. I liked the flavor a lot--just enough spice and not too much. I'll definitely be making these again!

Jan 07, 2014

Best pancakes I've had in a long time. Served with real maple syrup and added caramelized pecans sprinkled on top. Definite do-again.


7 Ratings

Sep 30, 2014

Just polished these off. The whole family loved them. Used regular milk, was not aware of the vinegar trick, but they still turned out great. My 6 and 3 year old wanted seconds, and they never ask for seconds :)

Jan 11, 2015

Light and delicious! Used half whole wheat flour and half unbleached white. Needs some spice--added 1 tsp of pumpkin pie spice and 1 tsp of cinnamon.

Mar 05, 2014

These pancakes are such a treat! Like sweet pumpkin bread for breakfast but much quicker and simpler. I have, every time, seperated the eggs like suggested, however in a pinch I'm sure these would be just as delicious with the eggs whisked in whole. Very good recipe.


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  • Calories
  • 446 kcal
  • 22%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 58.4 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol
  • 220 mg
  • 73%
  • Fat
  • 17.8 g
  • 27%
  • Fiber
  • 2.3 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 13.4 g
  • 27%
  • Sodium
  • 991 mg
  • 40%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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