Our Saturday Morning Tradition–Pumpkin Pancakes

December 3, 2012

Some Saturday mornings look like this:


And other Saturdays look like this:


Either way, they almost always include pancakes.

(Isn’t Nate awesome? It’s perfectly normal for him to wear both of our babies AND to make me breakfast!)

So what makes our pancakes special? These two things:

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We’ve tried going the “from scratch” route, but the added tastiness just doesn’t justify the added effort (for us). So we use pancake mix, a spoonful or two of spice (ginger, cinnamon, all spice, nutmeg), and a cup or so of pumpkin.

Our toddler loves pumpkin pancakes.

Our toddler loves pumpkin.

In fact, when we’re done, she’ll often finish off the can of pumpkin with her dinner. Because pumpkin isn’t sold year round, now (fall) is a great time to stock up!

When we’re feeling wild, we’ll throw in bananas, blueberries, nuts, or dried cranberries. What else could we add to spice things up a bit?


One comment

  1. Maybe some all spice or chocolate chips, yum! I was just about to post a pumpkin recipe as well 🙂 Good taste, you Browns!

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