Joan’s Pumpkin Pancakes

October 22, 2016

Joan’s Pumpkin Pancakes

Makes about 10 -12 pancakes

Dry Ingredients

2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons brown sugar

Wet Ingredients

1½ cups plant milk (I use my homemade almond milk or soy milk)

1/2 cup organic canned pumpkin pulp

1 teaspoon vanilla extract




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