Sweet Potato Pie Pancakes

Pancakes- From Fattening to Slimming!

 


If you’re anything like me, or my family, you could eat pancakes daily. We do! I have a whole wheat recipe that I like, but this recipe tastes SO much better, and are even lower in calories.

With this recipe I just throw everything into the blender. Start with a 1/2 cup of oats. Then blend it up into a coarse flour.

I just pulse it. I’ve found that method to be the best with oats. It gets them blended up evenly.

Then add 1 cup mashed sweet potato, 1 cup of wheat flour, 2 cups of milk, 1 Tbsp baking powder, 1 teas salt, 2 Tbsp. brown sugar, 1 egg, 1/2 teas. cinnamon and a pinch of nutmeg.

Once it’s all blended I spray a little pam (or butter, depending on my mood) on the griddle and start pouring. I keep my griddle at 350 degrees F.  I have 4 hungry kids, and I think a griddle is the only way to go!  I love this one, it’s huge.

Once the bubbles on top of the pancakes have popped, then flip them. These pancakes are a little softer than regular pancakes. They’re super moist, and the inside is really soft. So even though they might not look completely done on the inside, they are. I top our pancakes with either yogurt, real maple syrup, or sugar free syrup, or when I’m pregnant… butter, powdered sugar, AND a little syrup. (then I wonder why I have so much weight to lose when the baby is here) I didn’t put anything on these the last time I made them.  They were so sweet and so flavorful, that I just ate them plain, and my kids did too!

Recipe:

1/2 Cup Oats (then blended into flour)

1 Cup Mashed Sweet Potato

1 Cup Wheat Flour

2 Cups Milk (Almond or skim)

1 Tbsp. Baking Powder

1 teas. Salt

2 Tbsp. Brown Sugar

1 Egg

1/2 teas cinnamon

pinch of nutmeg

Directions: 

Blend up oats, then add everything else. Blend. Cook on griddle or skillet at 350 degrees F. Enjoy!

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