Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Sweet Potato Pancakes

Sweet Potato Pancakes

1 and 1/2 cup flour, sifted
3 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/3 cup walnuts, chopped
2 eggs, beaten
1 and 1/2 cups milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 and 1/4 cups cooked sweet potatoes, mashed
1 tablespoon brown sugar
Note: If you can not have nuts, simply leave them out! You will be fine to not have these in the mix.

Place the chopped walnuts in a medium sized zipper bag. Using a meat mallet crush the walnuts into small pieces. In a small pan toast the walnuts over medium heat until they release a nutty aroma. Remove from the heat and set aside.

Sift the dry ingredients together in a large bowl. Stir in the toasted walnuts In a smaller bowl wisk together the eggs, milk, vanilla and butter. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Add in the mashed sweet potatoes and the brown sugar, stirring until combined.

Heat a skillet over medium heat. Using a 1/4 cup measuring cup to scoop the batter into the pan. Cook until both sides are golden brown. Serve with butter and warm maple syrup.



1 comment:

BOWquet said...

That looks amazing! I'll have to try that, I love sweet potatoes!

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