Pancakes with Sweet Potatoes

I've been thinking on what to make for Kid's Delight-Deceptively Delicious event going on in my blog. My 4 year old used to be very flexible and would eat everything that I gave him, but nowadays he's become a little picky and unpredictable which is why I try to add healthy ingredients to foods that he enjoys and wouldn't notice the "other" stuff that's in it.

Pancakes with Sweet Potatoes

He loves pancakes for breakfast, so I sneaked in some sweet potato puree into the yeasted pancake batter that i was making this weekend to boost their nutrition and they turned out delicious too. I used vegan butter and egg replacement powder to make these vegan, but feel free to substitute with butter & egg for a non-vegan version. 

Pancakes with Sweet Potatoes

Recipe based on Yeasted Oat Pancakes from Culinate newsletter.

I've been thinking on what to make for Kid's Delight-Deceptively Delicious event going on in my blog. My 4 year old used to be very flexible and would eat everything that I gave him, but nowadays he's become a little picky and unpredictable which is why I try to add healthy ingredients to foods that...

Pancakes with Sweet Potatoes

Summary

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  • Coursebreakfast
  • Cuisineamerican
  • Yield20~24 Pancakes s 20~24 Pancakes
  • Cooking Time30 minutesPT0H30M
  • Preparation Time20 minutesPT0H20M
  • Total Time50 minutesPT0H50M
  • Passive Time15 minutes

Ingredients

Instant Yeast
2tsps
Soy Milk
2cups
Vegan butter
4tbsp
Sweet potato puree - (microwave 1 small sweet potato and mash to get the puree)
¼cup
Wholewheat Pastry flour
2cups
Oat flour - (grind old-fashioned rolled oats until smooth)
1cup
Rolled Oats
½cup
Egg Replacement powder - (or use 2 large eggs)
2tbsps
Sugar
2tbsp
Salt
½tsp

Steps

  1. Whisk yeast with ¼cup warm water and set aside for 5 minutes or until frothy.
  2. Whisk 6tbsp water with egg replacement powder until smooth, set aside.
  3. Warm milk along with the butter in the microwave until butter is melted.
  4. Pour milk mixture into a large mixing bowl, add salt, sugar, sweet potato puree, egg mixture and the yeast. Whisk until well combined.
  5. Add the flours and stir just until incorporated. Do not overmix.
  6. Let rest for 15 minutes.
  7. Heat a griddle on medium heat; spray with cooking spray and pour ¼cup of batter for each pancake. Cook on medium flame until holes form on the top of the pancake, about 2 minutes. Flip and cook for another 1 minute until both the sides are golden brown.
  8. Serve warm with maple syrup.
Pancakes with Sweet Potatoes

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Pancakes with Sweet Potatoes
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