Sweet Potato Pancakes Recipe

Sweet Potato Pancakes Recipe


  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 Tbsps light brown sugar, packed
  • maple syrup, to serve
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • chopped pecans, to serve
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups leftover mashed sweet potato, at room temperature
  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together flours, baking powder, salt, sugar and nutmeg and set aside.
  2. In another bowl, whisk together milk, butter and eggs.
  3. Add contents of wet mixture to dry mixture and mix until thoroughly combined.
  4. Fold in the mashed sweet potato.
  5. Heat a large, nonstick griddle or pan over medium heat and spread vegetable oil over surface to coat.
  6. Add batter in small batches, leaving room between them for spreading.
  7. When small bubbles form on the top, flip over and cook on the other side until golden brown — about 3 minutes.
  8. Serve warm with chopped pecans and maple syrup. 

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