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Sweet Potato Pancakes

Sweet Potato Pancakes

27 Ratings
27 Ratings
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Sweet Potato Pancakes
Makes: 4 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Jazz up traditional pancakes by adding spices and sweet potatoes. Increase your fruits by topping with homemade applesauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup complete pancake & waffle mix (or 1 8-ounce package)
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 teaspoons brown sugar (1 Tablespoon, packed)
  • 1/2 cup mashed sweet potatoes (or winter squash, or pumpkin (baked or canned))
  • 3/4 cup water
  • chopped nuts (1/4 cup, optional)

Directions

1. Combine all ingredients and stir just until large lumps disappear. Over-stirring will cause tough pancakes.
2. Pour slightly less than 1/4 cup batter for each pancake onto skillet or electric griddle at 350°F-375°F.
3. When pancakes bubble around edges and towards center, sprinkle with chopped nuts (if you choose) and flip pancakes.
4. Pancake is done when bottoms are golden brown.
5. Serve with applesauce or syrup.
 

Notes

Learn more about sweet potatoes.

Source:

USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 3 4-inch pancakes, 1/4 of recipe (119g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 188
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 502 mg
Carbohydrates 37 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 11 g
Added Sugars included 6 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin D N/A
Calcium 154 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 148 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 188
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 1 mg
Carbohydrates 37 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 11 g
Added Sugars included 6 g
Protein 4 g
Minerals
Calcium 154 mg
Potassium 148 mg
Sodium 502 mg
Copper 82 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 17 mg
Phosphorus 248 mg
Selenium 9 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0.2 mcg
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 11 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Grains 1 1/2 ounces

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