Thursday, September 27, 2012

food (food) | pumpkin chocolate chip pancakes

On Saturday morning I woke up with a craving for pancakes.  While I was on my routine Starbucks run, I ran into the grocery to pick up some chocolate chips to upgrade my usual plain pancakes.  As I was standing in the bakery aisle I had this genius idea of making pumpkin chocolate chip pancakes.  After all, 'tis the season isn't it? 

Here's what you'll need:
  • Pancake mix (I never said that these pancakes were from scratch!)
  • 1/4 cup of canned pumpkin*
  • 1 tbsp of vanilla extract*
  • 1 tbsp of cinnamon*
  • 1 tbsp of pumpkin pie spices*
  • Milk chocolate chips
  • Maple syrup
*Measurements are based on making (4) pancakes roughly about 5 inches.  Increase measurements for more pancakes.
Directions:
  • Make pancake batter according to box instructions.
  • Add canned pumpkin, vanilla extract, pumpkin pie spices and cinnamon to batter.  Mix until blended evenly.
  • Heat pan and start cook pancakes according to box instructions.
  • Once pancakes start to settle on first side, place roughly a tbsp of chocolate chips on top of batter right before flipping over.
  • Serve with maple syrup.

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I'm not usually a sweet tooth person, but these are delicious.  They're not over the top sweet and are perfect for any Fall day.

Enjoy!

5 comments:

Mel said...

YUM! I want some NOW!

caffeinerd said...

I'm not usually big on chocolate in my breakfast either, but aren't pumpkin chocolate chip pancakes just the best?! I can't wait to make them again!

Hillary said...

Yum!!! I may try this tomorrow. I've been catching up on your blog this morning and I have to say congratulations on your beautiful baby boy! I also love the name Liam. Welcomed to the mommy club!

Hillary said...

Yum!!! I am going to try these tomorrow. I've been catching up on your blog this morning. Congratulations on your beautiful baby boy! Enjoy this 1st year because it goes so fast. Welcome to the mommy club!

Blicious said...

look and sounds delicous!!!
xx
b