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Brown Butter Pumpkin Pancakes

brown butter pancakes on a plate

I am finally on the brown butter train.  It has been a long time, and I am starting slow, but I get it.  I finally get it.  So next up I will be trying about 10 different cookies recipes, sauces, blondies, and anything else I can think of.

brown butter pancakes on a plate

Pumpkin Pancakes were on my must make list this fall.  Last year I tried them when we were out for breakfast somewhere.  I remember they had a candied, caramel walnut mixture on top.  They were amazing.  But I couldn’t remember them enough to try to replicate them.  So I decided to go a different route, and finally experiment with brown butter.

brown butter pancakes on a plate

These pancakes were amazing.  Just check out how fluffy they are, super light too.  My 7 year old ate the leftovers for days, and kept requesting them.  The brown butter with the pumpkin is just magical, and perfect for a fall breakfast.  Top with maple syrup, or even cinnamon maple syrup (steep a cinnamon stick in maple syrup while you mix up the pancakes).  Now if I could just replicate that walnut mixture these might be the best pancakes ever!

brown butter pancakes on a plate

Yield: 4

Brown Butter Pumpkin Pancakes

Brown Butter Pumpkin Pancakes

Brown Butter Pumpkin Pancakes - light and fluffy pumpkin pancakes with a nutty brown butter flavor.  The perfect fall breakfast!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 oz . buttermilk
  • 2/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup brown butter, (recipe here)
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 10 oz . flour
  • 2 Tbls brown sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg, , freshly grated
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, whisk together pumpkin, eggs, butter, and vanilla together. In a separate bowl mix the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon. Fold the flour mixture into the pumpkin mixture until well combined.
  2. Preheat a griddle or a large skillet over medium heat. Spray with non stick spray. Spoon about 1/4 cup of batter into the pan. Once tiny bubbles start to appear, flip the pancakes. Cook for an additional 2 minutes. Serve with maple syrup.

Notes

Adapted from Desserts for Breakfast

Nutrition Information

Yield

4

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 452Total Fat 15gSaturated Fat 9gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 126mgSodium 1072mgCarbohydrates 64gFiber 4gSugar 6gProtein 13g

Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on dinnersdishesanddesserts.com should only be used as a general guideline.

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Brown Butter Pumpkin Pancakes - Fluffy pancakes with nutty brown butter and pumpkin!

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Magic of Spice

Saturday 27th of October 2012

Brown butter is most heavenly, as are these wonderful pancakes! I am not even that big on pancake but think I could eat these every day :)

Cookin' Canuck

Friday 26th of October 2012

Now that you're on that brown butter train, you'll never want to get off. It's a magical flavor! These pancakes sound like the perfect way to highlight that flavor.

Corina @Wine DineDaily

Thursday 25th of October 2012

Love it! Have to try it soon.....

Lemons and Anchovies

Thursday 25th of October 2012

Welcome to brown butter world! And what a delicious way to use it in these pancakes!

Suzanne

Thursday 25th of October 2012

Pancakes are one of my favorite foods, and I do like so pumpkin pancakes. The walnut topping you had at a restaurant sounds really good so you need to replicate that soon. Have a good weekend ;)

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