Saturday, January 26, 2008

60 Pumpkin Pancakes

This morning I decided to make pancakes for breakfast. I was awakened earlier than I wanted to be, and couldn't go back to sleep, so I had the time. Also, the kitchen needed some serious attention, and pancake making goes well with dish washing, what with all the waiting between flips and such.

So I looked through the pancake recipes, and came across one for pumpkin pancakes that I synthesized a few years ago. I decided to go with that one, as it would give me an excuse to open one of my bottles of butternut - just to see how it turned out.

The recipe called for 8 oz of pumpkin, but I got 12 oz from the jar (one pint minus an inch of headspace). No problem - multiply everything by 1.5.

The recipe makes a lot it is - increasing it by 50% gave me a total of 5 dozen pancakes.

We ate one dozen this morning, and there are now eight packs of frozen pancakes, ready to go for a weekday breakfast.

Pumpkin pancakes

1 cup pumpkin
4 eggs
2 cups milk
1/4 cup applesauce
2 T brown sugar
2 1/2 cups flour
4 t baking powder
1 t salt
1/2 t cinnamon
1/2 t nutmeg
1/2 t ginger


Tristi Pinkston said...

I love having food set aside in the freezer -- it makes things so much easier later on.

How are things today, Don?

Josi said...

Ooooo, I love pumpkin pancakes but the only recipe I had was using pancake mix, which I don't like to use if I can avoid it. Thank to you I can! Awesome.

Don said...

Josi - glad I could help. This is a really good recipe.

Tristi - thanks for asking. Things have been better, but I'm trying to keep everyone moving in the right direction.

Being able to serve up frozen pancakes for breakfast tomorrow will help.