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Pumpkin Pancakes

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 6 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 12 ingredients

In the fall, pumpkin pancakes are perfect for Sunday morning breakfasts. Not only are they super easy to make, they bring all the deliciousness of Thanksgiving to the breakfast table along with a nutrition profile...


  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch nutmeg
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 4 tablespoons canola oil, plus more for greasing griddle
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
  • Maple Syrup for serving
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Nutrition Facts


363 cals


12 g

Saturated Fat

2 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

3 g

Monounsaturated Fat

7 g


56 g


21 g


5 g


10 g


309 mg


  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, milk, buttermilk, canola oil, eggs, and pumpkin puree. Whisk together ingredients until smooth.
  2. Heat an oiled griddle pan on medium heat. Portion the pancakes using a ¼ cup measuring cup onto the hot pan.
  3. Cook until bubbles form on the sides of each, then turn over and cook until golden brown. Cook the rest of the batter in batches.
  4. Serve with maple syrup.

Chef Tips

You can keep the pancakes warm by wrapping them in kitchen paper and placing them on a plate over simmering water. It keeps them moist, plus since both are on the stove top, it’s easy to move them from the griddle to the plate.

Registered Dietitian Approved

Our recipes, articles, and videos are reviewed by our oncology-trained dietitians to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed., published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the American Institute for Cancer Research and the American Cancer Society