Sweet Potato Pancakes

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2 ½ cups All-purpose flour
2 tsp Baking powder
2 tbsp Brown sugar
½ tsp Salt
1 cup Sweet potato purée
2 Large eggs room temperature
1 ½ cups Milk room temperature
2 tbsp Apple cider vinegar
¼ cup Butter melted

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Sweet Potato Pancakes


Get out of your pancake rut with this easy recipe for Sweet Potato Pancakes! These pancakes are fluffy, naturally sweet, and filled with nutrition, all thanks to the humble sweet potato. Plus, they are a perfect way to use up any leftover mashed sweet potatoes that you may have. Serve the pancakes with maple syrup and a dollop of Greek yogurt for a wholesome weekend breakfast.

This sweet potato pancake recipe is so simple to make. First, whisk together the dry ingredients in a large bowl. Then combine the sweet potato purée, eggs, milk, apple cider vinegar, and melted butter in another bowl. Finally, add the sweet potato mixture to the dry ingredients and gently fold to combine. For the fluffiest pancakes, be sure to mix this sweet potato pancake batter as minimally as possible. To cook, heat a griddle or non-stick skillet. Working in batches, drop portions of the pancake batter onto the heated pan and cook until the bubbles appear on the surface. Flip and cook until the pancakes are set throughout. Serve warm. 

To make the Sweet Potato Pancakes, you will need the following ingredients:

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Steps to make Sweet Potato Pancakes


Combine dry ingredients


Whisk together 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, and ½ teaspoon salt in a large mixing bowl.


Combine wet ingredients


Combine 1 cup sweet potato puree, 2 eggs, 1 ½ cups milk, 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar, and ¼ cup melted butter in another bowl. Mix until well combined and smooth.


Combine wet and dry ingredients


Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Do not overmix.


Heat griddle and cook pancakes


Preheat your griddle or non-stick skillet over medium-high heat and lightly grease it with oil. Drop portions of the pancake batter onto the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes or until the bubbles form on the surface. Flip and cook until set throughout and golden, about 1-2 minutes. Repeat with the remaining pancake batter.



Serve warm with a drizzle of maple syrup and a dollop of Greek yogurt if you wish. Enjoy!

These Sweet Potato Pancakes are fluffy, thick, and a snap to make! Serve them stacked high with maple syrup. Made this recipe? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

Bethany is very passionate about maintaining a healthy lifestyle and clean diet. She’s trying to cut meat out of her diet as much as possible and focuses on cooking vegetarian food and fish. Bethany gets a kick from finding ways to add new twists to classic dishes. What’s more, thanks to her Asian roots, she’s great at combining different cuisines to come up with something extraordinary. Bethany’s recipes will inspire you to add new colors and flavors to your everyday meals.

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