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Sweet Potato Pancakes

These silver dollar pancakes are fluffy and light with the added deliciousness of sweet potato.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pancake recipes, brunch recipes, sweet potato recipes, sweet potato pancakes
Servings: 10 silver dollars

Ingredients

  • 2 cups spelt flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup sweet potato puree
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, whisk flour, bak­ing pow­der, soda, cin­na­mon, nut­meg and salt.
  • In a medium size bowl, whisk milk, but­ter­milk, sweet potato puree, but­ter, egg and vanilla extract. 
  • Com­bine wet ingre­di­ents into flour mix­ture and stir until just com­bined. (Don't over mix the bat­ter. In other words, you can leave some lumps, since over­work­ing it will cause the gluten in the flour to be released caus­ing chewy pan­cakes.) 
  • Let your bat­ter rest in the refrig­er­a­tor for a few minutes.
  • Mean­while, add a table­spoon of but­ter into a skil­let over medium heat. Allow but­ter to melt and for the pan to get nice and hot.
  • Remove bat­ter from the refrig­er­a­tor. 
  • Work­ing in batches, ladle bat­ter into skil­let and cook pan­cakes until bub­bles appear on sur­face. Flip and cook another minute or two. 
  • Remove from skil­let and keep warm in the oven. Repeat until you've used the batter.
  • Plate the pan­cakes and serve with a few table­spoons Greek yogurt, sprinkle cinnamon and a side of maple syrup,