Sunday, September 25, 2011

Sunday Breakfast = Pumpkin Pancakes

Good morning!  It’s been a beautiful weekend so far which is such a treat because the forecast originally called for rain.  Has it been lovely in your area? 
This morning was the first in a long time that we didn’t have to set the alarm to get up and be somewhere so I relaxed in bed for a bit deciding on what I wanted to make for breakfast.  I was feeling pancakes, but wanted more than just the plain ole, plain ole.  Looking for inspiration I flipped open Quinoa 365 and found the perfect recipe! 
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Seeing as this is the first weekend of fall, what could be more perfect than pumpkin pancakes??  I set to work on the batter and proceeded to pump out 18 beautifully golden, fluffy ‘cakes!IMG_6434  IMG_6433
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I gotta admit; I was getting a little anxious to eat about halfway through the batter!  HAHA!  Patience is not a strong virtue of mine.  But finally I was down to the last 2 that were destined for my plate.  I knew right off that my toppings of choice would not only include the pecans as suggested in the recipe, but a good glug of this raspberry syrup I picked up last night;IMG_6428
Raspberries, sugar and lemon juice make up the list of ingredients and I just knew that the combo of pumpkin and raspberry would be delicious.  My plating skills are seriously lacking, but here’s what my breakie looked like:IMG_6437
GET IN MY BELLY!!!  These pancakes were just awesome.  AND (!!) I have 16 left to go in the freezer for quick weekday breakfasts.  Cook once, eat twice…..or 8 times, right?!
What is your favourite pancake flavour?  And what do you like to top your flap Jack’s with?
Bye for now!!

10 comments:

  1. YUMMMMMMMMMMM! Those look fantastic. And raspberry syrup? What a fun topper! Favorite pancake flavor? I like oatmeal banana. Deliciousness. I usually eat them plain or with just a hint of syrup

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  2. Those DO look fluffy! I like syrup on mine too or maybe peanut butter if I'm feeling crazy! xo

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  3. Those look FABULOUS!! I love pumpkin anything! lol!

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  4. Perfect pancakes!! I can't wait to start putting pumpkin in everything!

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  5. Honestly, I'm not much of a pancake person, but if I had to choose a fave flavour, I would go with just straight up buttermilk pancakes. I like simple pancakes so I can embellish with toppings like peanut butter, jam, maple syrup, fruit, or even just butter.

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  6. Those look fantastic!!! I love the raspberry syrup on top too! Yum! My favorite pancakes are definitely banana blueberry! Or cranberries! Omg, cranberries leftover from Thanksgiving in pancakes? To.die.for.

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  7. The pancakes sound great and the syrup fantastic! Love that you froze the leftovers. I used to freeze pancakes all the time. I'll have to do that again!

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  8. Quinoa 365 looks awesome i've been wondering what else i could do with my belly i mean quinoa. Sorry, the "GET IN MY BELLY" is still making me laugh and apparently on the brain. I'm glad i found your site. Excited for more fun posts. - Krystal

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  9. These sound great! I need to get that Quinoa book. My mom has it and I am always borrowing it for ideas.
    I love making fall pancakes. Last time I made a batch but cut it in half thinking it would be too many anyway, and Nick ended up eating ALL of it!! I couldn't believe it. Forget leftovers!
    And, I agree, patience is not one of my strong suits either.....

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