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Perfect Pumpkin Pancakes

November 03, 2018

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Eating with diabetes can be challenging, but that doesn’t mean it still can’t be delicious. These Perfect Pumpkin Pancakes are a perfect meal that the entire family will love.


Perfect pumpkin pancakes

  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour or Gluten-free baking mix
  • 2 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • One tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg (or you can use 1 ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice instead of the nutmeg/cinnamon)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 cups fat-free milk or dairy-free substitute
  • Three tsp Brown Sugar or 1 ½ packet Stevia or 3 tsp from the baker’s bag
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • Two eggs, lightly beaten
  • One 15-ounce can pumpkin
  • Canola oil or Coconut oil to coat pan with



  • In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, spices, and salt.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together milk, brown sugar/Stevia, oil, eggs, and pumpkin. Make a well in the dry ingredients and pour in the wet ingredients. Stir mixture until batter is smooth and thoroughly mixed.
  • Coat a large nonstick skillet with oil over medium heat. Once pan heats up, pour 1/3 cup batter to form pancakes. Cook pancakes until brown on bottom and some bubbles begin to break around edges. Turn pancake over.
  • Cook until brown on bottom and firm to touch in the center.
  • Repeat procedure until all batter is gone.


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