Jack O’Lantern Pancake Recipes

Jack-O'-Lantern Pancakes

Pumpkin pie spice and cooked pumpkin turn ordinary pancakes into a favorite fall breakfast!

15 min. prep time
6 servings
151 Rating


1 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice*
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1/2 cup mashed cooked pumpkin**
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
Chocolate chips, if desired
Maple syrup


Combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice and salt in bowl. Set aside.

Combine milk, pumpkin, egg and melted butter in another bowl; mix well. Pour milk mixture into flour mixture; mix well.

Heat griddle to 350ºF or until drops of water sizzle.

Spoon 1/4 cup batter onto griddle for each pancake; spread with back of spoon to 4-inch circle. Use spoon to swirl batter to form pumpkin stem.

Cook 2-4 minutes or until bubbles form. Turn; continue cooking 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned and cooked through.

Place chocolate chips onto warm pancakes to form jack-o’-lantern face, if desired. Serve with butter and syrup.

*Substitute 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger and 1/8 teaspoon each ground cloves and nutmeg.

**Substitute canned pumpkin.

Recipe Tip

Lightly grease griddle with canola oil or butter, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 80

Fat: 2.5g

Cholesterol: 20mg

Sodium: 190mg

Carbohydrates: 12g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 2g

Recipe #16340©2014Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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