10

Sweet Potato Pancakes

Total Time
22 min
Prep
12 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Sweet potatoes and a bit of spice turn ordinary pancakes into something spectacular. Substitute canned pumpkin for the sweet potato if you're short on time.
Ingredients

incomplete dry buckwheat pancake mix

¾ cup(s)

cooked sweet potato(es)

½ large, or 1 small, peeled and pureed (1/2 cup)

apple juice

¾ cup(s)

pumpkin pie spice

1 tsp

vanilla lowfat yogurt

½ cup(s)

reduced-calorie pancake syrup

2 Tbsp

fresh blueberries

¼ cup(s)

pumpkin butter

cup(s)

Instructions

  1. Stir together pancake mix, sweet potato, juice and spice.
  2. In a separate bowl stir together pumpkin butter, yogurt and syrup.
  3. Warm a large, nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-low heat.
  4. Ladle out batter in small batches (about 2 tablespoons). Cook pancakes until nicely browned on both sides. Repeat with remaining batter.
  5. To serve: top pancakes with pumpkin butter mixture. Garnish with berries. Yields three pancakes and about 3 1/2 tablespoons topping per serving.

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