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RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Sugar & spice and everything nice!  There’s nothing like a great tasting batch of warm and fluffy pancakes made with tasty pumpkin and chocolate chips.  Local Culinary Expert Debbie Boroughs shared her recipe with us.

Perfect Pumpkin Pancakes

Serves 4


1 ¼ cups all purpose flour

2 tablespoons sugar

2 teaspoons baking powder

½ teaspoon cinnamon

½ teaspoon ginger

½ teaspoon nutmeg

½ teaspoon kosher salt

1 pinch ground cloves

1 cup low-fat milk

½ cup canned pumpkin

2 tablespoons oil

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla



Whisk flour, sugar, baking powder, spices and salt in a medium bowl.

In a separate medium bowl, combine milk, pumpkin, oil, egg and vanilla.

Combine with dry ingredients and stir gently.

Preheat nonstick skillet or griddle on medium-low for a few minutes.

Cook pancakes for about 2-3 minutes on each side.

Serve with warm maple syrup.


Optional additions:

Mini chocolate chips

Toasted pecans

Grated apples