Perfect Pumpkin Pancakes

November 17, 2017

Everyone is so busy planning Thanksgiving dinner… but what about the most important meal of the day??? Be the hero and wake your family  up with these perfect pumpkin pancakes in the morning. They are vegan, gluten free, and can be made nut free depending on what milk substitute you use; so everyone can dig in!

INGREDIENTS

1/3 C pumpkin puree

3/4 C unsweetened non dairy milk

1 T flax meal

2 1/2 T water

1 T vegan butter (I used Earth Balance https://earthbalancenatural.com/product/original-buttery-spread/), melted

1/2 C gluten free/vegan all purpose flour (I used Gluten Free Cafe all purpose baking mix https://www.walmart.com/ip/Gluten-Free-Cafe-All-Purpose-Baking-Mix-28-oz/38240062)

1 1/2 T dark brown sugar

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp pure vanilla extract

1 T maple syrup

1 tsp pumpkin pie spice

1/2 tsp cinnamon

pinch of salt

 

DIRECTIONS

-In a small bowl, mix flax meal with water and set aside fo 5 minutes

-Heat a lightly oiled griddle over medium/high heat

-In a large bowl, mix all ingredients, including flax and water mix, together until it forms a smooth batter

-Drop spoonfulls of batter on griddle  and cook until bubbles form, then flip and cook until other side is dry

-Sprinkle with extra cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice then serve with maple syrup and vegan butter

Enjoy!