Remodelaholic | Pumpkin Pancakes with Whipped Cinnamon Butter

Remodelaholic | Pumpkin Pancakes with Whipped Cinnamon Butter

More fall breakfast ideas: Fall Harvest Granola  |  Apple Pumpkin Smoothie  | Zucchini Blueberry Muffins

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Homemade Pumpkin Pancakes from Scratch

My kids love fun breakfasts for holidays, and I love easy breakfast ideas.

These homemade pumpkin pancakes are so quick and easy and festive — they make our whole family happy!

But don’t think these are a kids-only recipe. The pumpkin spice pancakes are perfect for anyone who loves pumpkin, any age.

(And who needs anti-pumpkin negativity in their life? Don’t invite those people to breakfast this time 😉 

Finish your warm hearty breakfast with these kid friendly sugar-free pumpkin steamers — like a pumpkin spice latte, without the coffee!

What’s in Pumpkin Pancakes?

The star of our pumpkin pancakes is, of course, the pumpkin puree — NOT pumpkin pie filling.

Grab a can of pureed pumpkin at the store or make your own from a sweet pie pumpkin. These pancakes feature our favorite fall flavors of cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice (make your own here), and brown sugar.

Prefer fresh pumpkin? Try these fresh pumpkin pancakes. 

Can’t have pancakes without flour, baking soda and salt, of course — plus buttermilk and eggs to keep these pumpkin pancakes light and fluffy!

Get more of our favorite pumpkin recipes here.

How to Make Homemade Pumpkin Pancakes

Homemade pancakes aren’t quite as fast as “just add water” but they’re not time-consuming or difficult either — about 10 minutes to make, and 5 minutes to cook.

Step 1

Combine the dry ingredients (flour, baking soda, salt, brown sugar, and spices).

Step 2

Combine the wet ingredients (pumpkin puree, buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla).

Step 3

Add the wet to the dry and mix until just moistened.

Step 4

Cook on a preheated griddle, flipping halfway through cooking like traditional pancakes.

Tip: The thick pancake batter scoops really nicely with an ice cream scoop.

Step 5

Enjoy! Top with whipped cinnamon butter (recipe below), maple syrup, pecans, whipped cream — whatever toppings you love!

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar packed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice ** see notes
  • 1 cup buttermilk or milk
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree not pumpkin pie filling
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Cooking spray

Topping Choices

In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, brown sugar, salt and spices
In a small bowl, combine milk, pumpkin, eggs and vanilla extract
Add wet ingredients to dry and whisk just until moistened
Spray griddle with cooking spray
Heat griddle to medium heat, 350 degrees F
Scoop batter onto hot griddle and cook until edges are brown, about 4-5 minutes, flip and continue cooking on other side until brown
Serve immediately with butter and toppings of your choice
Pumpkin pie spice – you can also substitute ½ teaspoon ground ginger and ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

Cinnamon Whipped Butter – in a large mixing bowl, beat 2 sticks of unsalted butter until light and fluffy. Beat in 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon until well combined.

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About Cass

Cassity started Remodelaholic with her husband, Justin, to share their love for knocking out walls together. Since then, Remodelaholic has become a great community and resource for all those wanting to know how to make their builder-grade home BEAUTIFUL on a budget!


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