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Recipe: Spiced Pumpkin Pancakes

These pancakes are for the kind of morning where you can spend a few extra moments indulging.

Spiced Pumpkin Pancakes

Ingredients:

1 cup whole-wheat pancake mix
1 cup cold water
1/3 cup canned pumpkin
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
Nonstick vegetable cooking spray
Butter, room temperature

Syrup:
1 cup maple syrup
5 Tablespoons pumpkin seeds, toasted

 

Preparation:

Preheat oven 350°, place pumpkin seeds in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Bake 3-5 minutes, until fragrant and seeds start to have color.

Remove seeds from oven, and combine maple syrup and pumpkin seeds in small microwave-safe bowl.

Heat in microwave on high until hot, about 25 seconds.

Set syrup aside and keep warm.

Pancake Preparation:
In a medium bowl, whisk pancake mix, water, pumpkin, cinnamon, and ginger until just blended (do not over mix; mixture should be lumpy).

Spray a heavy griddle with nonstick spray and heat griddle over medium heat.

Spoon 2 tablespoons of batter onto griddle to form each pancake.

Cook for 2 minutes or until bubbles appear, then turn pancakes over and cook for 2 minutes longer.

Transfer pancakes to plates.

Top with butter and serve with warm syrup.

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