Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes Recipe

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chocolate chip pumpkin pancakes I have always believed that homemade pancakes are better than pancakes from a mix. My grandma used to make whole wheat pancakes for us when we visited her as kids. So I have fond memories of homemade pancakes with homemade syrup. The pancake recipe that I am sharing today is one that I got from my college roommate Lora. I have made her pancake recipe many times, but recently thought it would be fun to put a chocolate pumpkin twist on it. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:357] homemade pumpkin pancakes Here are the ingredients you will need to make these pancakes. I have ginger pictured above. But after making these pancakes a few times I decided I liked pumpkin pancakes better with clove instead of ginger. I love to mix pancake batter in a  bowl with a spout. If you do not have a good one they are sure nice. I got this blue one from Kearna for Christmas one year. I thought it was such a thoughtful gift. Check out batter bowls here. buttermilk substitute I never have buttermilk on hand. I just don’t seem to use it enough. Besides I have been using this buttermilk substitute idea for years and it works great. It is really simple 1 cup of milk to 1 Tablespoon of vinegar. homemade pancakes This picture makes me giggle a little because you can see my child’s spelling words are propped up while I am cooking. A mother is always a multi-tasker. pumpkin pancakes bubbleThese pancakes are ready to flip once they have formed bubbles. But you flip before too many bubble start to pop.   pumpkin pancakes griddle Here is a look at how the pumpkin pancakes look when you first flip them over. pumpkin pancakes recipe We like to drizzle pumpkin pancakes with a little syrup, butter and powder sugar. They don’t need too much syrup because the chocolate chips and cinnamon give them a sweet taste.

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes Recipe


  • 1 egg
  • 1 C buttermilk or (add milk 1 T vinegar to 1 cup of milk)
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 C flour
  • 1/4 Cup of Pumpkin Puree
  • 1/4 Cup mini Chocolate Chips
  • 1 Tbsp white sugar
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 Tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 Tsp salt
  • 1/4 Tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 Tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 Tsp ground nutmeg


  1. 1. Beat egg. Add remaining ingredients in order listed above.
  2. 2. Grease heated griddle if necessary. To test sprinkle with a few drops of water. If bubbles skitter around the heat is just right.
  3. 3. Poor pancakes on the hot griddle. Turn when puffed and free of bubbles, but before bubble break. Flip and bake other side until golden brown.
  4. Makes TEN 4 inch pancakes.
Ingredients: Chocolate, Cinnamon, Egg, Pumpkin
Meal Type: Breakfast, Fall, Meatless
Categories: Pancakes and Waffles, Stove Top

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