Friday, February 26, 2010

Breakfast For Dinner

I normally never eat breakfast. In fact, it's like pulling teeth to get me to, so I usually just sip a protein shake or have a smoothie instead.

Last night I was craving breakfast foods, and decided to start my hunt for what to make.

I was browsing Heather's blog and found Pumpkin Pancakes. I had some left over pumpkin and decided to give it a go!

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They turned out so yummy! not too sweet at all, and just enough flavor.

We also made some scrambled eggs and very crunchy bacon.


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Pumpkin Pancakes
Source (Heather Drive)

Ingredients:
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 3 tbsp. brown sugar
- 1 tbsp. granulated sugar
- 2 tsp. baking powder
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 1 tsp. ground allspice
- 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1 1/2 cups milk
- 1 cup pumpkin puree
- 2 eggs
- 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
- 2 tbsp. vinegar
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions:
1. In a small bowl, mix together the milk, pumpkin, eggs, oil, vinegar, and vanilla.

2. In a separate, larger bowl, combine the flour, sugars, baking powder, baking soda, and spices.

3. Add pumpkin/milk mixture into the large bowl with the dry ingredients. Stir just until combined.

4. Heat a lightly oiled (I use nonstick spray) griddle or skillet over medium high heat. Pour or scoop batter onto the griddle, using approximately 1/4 cup batter for each pancake. Brown on both sides and serve hot.


We had quite a few left over so we let the dog have some put them in a zip lock and stuck them in the freezer. I think we should be able to pop them in the toaster next time we're craving pancakes.

6 comments:

Cecilia said...

I LOVE breakfast foods. I can eat them all day. The pancakes sound very tasty.

Sarah said...

Can't wait to make these pumpkin pancakes! They sound amazing and different....which I've been craving lately. I've been in a rut with breakfast foods lately. Definitely going to give this a try. Maybe pumpkin pancakes in bed tomorrow?

My Husband's Watching TV... said...

Those sound sooo good! However, after my disaster of Pumpkin Chili I don't think hubs will let me cook anything "pumpkin" again unless it's pumpkin pie!

Krystie said...

Pumpkin Chili? eww. LOL These are really good! C isn't a fan of different breakfast foods, he's sort of plain jane 50s style home cookin' kind of guy, but he loved these.

Erica said...

Just found your blog! I also love breakfast for dinner even though I only eat breakfast on the weekends :) I noticed a few posts down that spring has sprung where you live. Can you send some of that to the east coast? It feels like spring is never going to come!!

Krystie said...

Hey Erica, In case you read this, something isn't working out on your comments in your blog. Nobody can leave a comment for you! You might want to check that out!