Amazing Pancakes - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Amazing Pancakes

Servings:6Serving Size:2 pancakesRecipe Cost:$3.45Cost per Serving:$0.58

Sunday morning breakfast is managed with these pancakes.


  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • ½ cup whole-wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ cup chopped nuts (optional)
  • 1 cup sweet potatoes, cooked and mashed
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • Cooking spray


  1. In a medium bowl, combine flours, sugar and cinnamon. Add ¼ cup nuts, optional.
  2. In a separate medium bowl, mix sweet potatoes, eggs, milk, oil and vanilla.
  3. Pour liquid mixture into the flour mixture and stir until the dry ingredients become wet. Be careful not to over stir.
  4. Preheat a griddle or skillet over medium ­high heat. Spray with cooking spray. Drop batter mixture onto the prepared griddle by heaping tablespoon. Cook until golden brown, turning once with a spatula when the surface begins to bubble. Continue cooking until the other side is golden brown. Repeat process, making 12 pancakes.
Source: Brooke Jenkins-Howard, Curriculum Coordinator for Kentucky Nutrition Education Program, University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service

Nutrition facts per serving: 260 calories; 8g total fat; 1.5g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 95mg cholesterol; 320mg sodium; 39g total carbohydrate; 3g fiber; 10g sugar; 4g added sugar; 9g protein; 170% Daily Value of vitamin A; 10% Daily Value of vitamin C; 15% Daily Value of calcium; 10% Daily Value of iron. 4% Daily Value of potassium.

*Nutrition facts do not include nuts