Grain & Dairy Free Pumpkin Pancakes

I can’t believe it’s FALL … I mean seriously, where has the YEAR gone already?

I have a confession … I’m not a big pumpkin lover … sure, I’ll eat them yummy pumpkin bars with the creamy cheese frosting slathered all over the top … but other than that, no thank you, very much.

Until I made this recipe last September when Hubby was traveling … and I had made it a few times since then … but it’s been a little while now … so in honor of FALL arriving, I am re posting the recipe and making this as part of the Sunday morning breakfast for Sonny Boy before he heads back home …

The original recipe is from the Practical Paleo cookbook.

I’ve been picking up the pumpkin at ALDIS because it’s 99 cents a can and it’s all pumpkin …

Oh … I just remembered, it’s time for Pumpkin head beer (and the newest one we tried, UFO Pumpkin Beer) … and really, I know it’s not “pumpkin” so to speak, but still…it gets my FALL vote!

Ok, so here’s how I did it … you want the real recipe? You will have to buy the book … this is real close though!

3 eggs, lightly whisked, I used 3 because mine are extra large Costco size eggs 🙂
1/2 cup canned pumpkin
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbs maple syrup
1 pinch of nutmeg
1 pinch of ground ginger
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp baking soda
2 tbs melted butter


Whisk eggs so they are broken down and add in pumpkin, vanilla and syrup. Whisk til mixed well and add in dry ingredients along with melted butter, whisk til all incorporated

Grease a skillet and heat over medium heat. Scoop mix out using 1/4 cup measure and allow to cook til a few bubbles appear on surface, flip and continue cooking til done, just like regular pancakes.

Serve with a dab of butter and some sliced bananas on the side. Or just overwhelm the plate with bananas 🙂

This was good. Hubby most likely will think it’s too egg-ish but I like it. I think Sonny Boy will like too since he’s gotten into the more healthier eating too (requested I get more coconut oil and almond butter for him)

My first time making these, I had a few issues … started out with the teflon griddle and a little butter …

I switched out to my super cool non stick pan with LOTS of butter for round 2 which is how I got 4 PERFECT cakes …

Do you like FALL and are you even ready for the switch from Summer to Fall? How about pumpkin? Yea or Nay?

Looking forward to linking up with some great blog hops … make sure you check them out!  In and Out of the Kitchen, Mop It Up Monday, Creative Monday, The Scoop, Melt In Your Mouth Monday, Dinner Time Recipes, Show Me What You Got, Made By You Monday, Hunk of Meat Monday, Sweet Sharing Monday, On The Menu Monday, Meatless Monday, What’d You Do This Weekend, On The Menu Monday, Marvelous Mess, Mix and Mingle, Making It Cuter, Motivated Monday, Time To Sparkle, Mealtime Monday, Whats In The Gunny Sack, Makin You Crave Monday, Clever Chick, I Gotta Try That Mondays, Creative Corner Blog Hop, Monday Mania, Make Your Own Monday, Mix it Up Monday, Tempt My Tummy, Memories, Tuesday At The Table, Tasty Tuesday, How To Tuesday, Tuesday Timeout, Handmade Tuesday, Show Me The Goods, Totally Tasty Tuesday, Frugal Tip Tuesday, Teach Me Tuesdays, Tuesday Talent Show, Teach Me Tuesdays, Tiny Tip Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, Penny Pinching Party, The Gathering Spot, Anti-Procrastination Tuesdays, Kitchen Tip Tuesdays, Domestically Divine Tuesday, Tuesday with a Twist, Frugal Tuesday Tip, Show Me What Ya Got, Show Me What You Got, What We Wore/Read/Made, What’s Cooking Wednesday, Its a Party!, Show and Tell, Recipe Swap, Works For Me Wednesday, Sugar and Spice, Wake Up Wednesday, Wheat Free Wednesday, Whatever Goes Wednesday, Wednesday Whatsits, Work It Wednesday, Homemade By You, Lil Luna Link Party, Healthy 2Day Wednesday, Hearth and Soul, Super Link Party, Thrifty Thursday, Full Plate Thursday, Crafty Thursday Obsessions, Frugal Food Thursday, Thursdays Treasures, Somewhat Simple, Showcase Your Talent, Simple Lives Thursday, Show Your Stuff, Foodie Friday, Get Real Frugal Friday, Frugal Fridays, Food on Friday, Freakin Did It Friday, Friday Link Party, Anything Goes, Dwell on Fridays, Friday Foodfight, Foodie Friday, Simple Living Foodie Friday, Inspirations, Weekend Wander, Simply Delicious Saturday, Weekly Roundup, Feature Yourself Saturday, I Gotta Create, Show and Tell Saturday, Strut Your Stuff Saturday, Saturday Link & Greet, Saturday Show & Tell, Super Saturday Show & Tell, Say G’day Saturday, Not Bad Sunday, Potluck Party, Sunday Showcase, Savory Sunday, Sundae Scoop

10 thoughts on “Grain & Dairy Free Pumpkin Pancakes

  1. WHoo hoo! TY for your version! I will be trying these for sure! I loooove pumpkin stuff!


  2. yum! I have a sister and several friends who are always on the look out for gluten/dairy free recipes. I'll be sharing this one!


  3. Yay to pumpkin and fall food! I tend to go the usual pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie route, so pumpkin pancakes would be a nice change (and my son loves pancakes). All of those spices just scream fall. Thank you for stopping in and linking this week.


  4. What great looking pancakes, I love the pumpkin. Hope you are having a fantastic weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday!Miz Helen


  5. great recipe! Thank you for sharing at Tuesdays with a Twist! We're live again this week. Come on over and share what you've been working on!


  6. 🙂 Go try the pumpkin pie smoothie … I think it's even better and a lot easier than cooking on the stove!


  7. Linda, hope the girls enjoy the recipe!


  8. Thanks for hosting the weekly party 🙂 I do not do pumpkin pie, even with loads of whipped cream … I suppose that's why I have a misconception that I do not like pumpkin?


  9. Thank you Helen! Seems like a lot of people DO like pumpkin!


  10. Thanks for hosting the Tuesdays with a Twist!


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