How to Make Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

Do you still have a leftover can of pumpkin puree from the pumpkin pie you made on Thanksgiving? Make these irresistible pumpkin spice pancakes that are a treat for the entire family. They come together quickly and give you instant warmth on a cold winter day.


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 5 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 2/3 cup pureed pumpkin
  • 1 1/3 cups buttermilk or milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tbsp melted butter
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • Vegetable oil or butter for cooking


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. Make sure to break apart all of the clumps of brown sugar.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the pumpkin puree, buttermilk, eggs, melted butter, and vanilla. 
  3. Add the wet ingredients to the large bowl of dry ingredients. Mix to combine.
  4. Melt the butter or heat oil in a large pan on medium heat.
  5. Put 1/3 cup batter into the pan.
  6. Cook until the edges begin to brown and then flip to cook the other side.