There are so many things about fall that are depressing to me.Putting away summer clothes and shorter days are at the top of my list of things I hate . Now , lets talk about things I love..all fall foods. The aroma of cinnamon and nutmeg are just intoxicating to me. Let’s face it I love bonfires and hoodies but it is all about the food for me. Give me pumpkin spice, baked apples , cozy warm drinks and I am in heaven. These Spiced Pumpkin Apple Pancakes have everything about fall I love. They are full of spices , pumpkin , apples and are the perfect way to start your day.
As much as I love everything pumpkin , I just adore baking with apples. Another one of my favorite recipes for fall is Apple Bread with Cream Cheese Filling , it is great for breakfast or just to snack on. In that bread I mentioned the apples are in chunks . For these pancakes I decided to grate the apples so they would be super fine and the results were perfect. These are my new favorite pancakes!!
To start off making these super yummy fall nuggets grate your apple of choice, I used my favorite apple a Honeycrisp. Heat the butter up in a small skillet and add the apples, sugar and cinnamon. Let the apple mixture simmer for about 5 minutes or until the apples are tender. While the apples are cooking mix all of the dry ingredients in a medium mixing bowl.
In a large mixing bowl whisk together the buttermilk, eggs, sugar, pumpkin , sugar and vanilla. Add the flour mixture to the pumpkin mixture a little at a time mixing well as you go. Once all of the dry ingredients are incorporated add water a little at a time until you like the consistency, I used about 3/4 cup. Now fold in the cooled apples.
Cook the pancakes using a 1/2 cup scoop in a buttered skillet.
Serve with butter and warm maple syrup but if you want a special treat try them with my Buttermilk Bourbon Syrup.
Spiced Pumpkin Apple Pancakes
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1 cup apple of choice-shredded or finely diced
- 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 2 teaspoons pumpkin spice
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups buttermilk
- 1 cup pumpkin puree
- 2 large eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 3/4 -1 cup water
- Extra butter or cooking spray to cook pancakes
- Serve with warm Maple syrup and butter
- Melt butter in a small skillet over medium heat
- add apples , sugar and cinnamon
- cook on medium heat for about 5 minutes or until apples are tender
- set aside to cool
- In a medium bowl sift together the flour, baking powder, pumpkin spice and salt
- In a large mixing bowl whisk together buttermilk , pumpkin, eggs, vanilla and sugar.
- Add the dry in ingredients to wet ingredients a little at a time and mixing well.
- Once everything is mixed add water a little at a time until the batter is a consistency you like, I used about 3/4 cup
- Fold in apples
- In a skillet over medium heat melt a little butter
- I used a 1/2 cup scoop and pour it over the melted butter
- when the edges look cooked and the bubbles in the center of the pancake stay open it is time to flip
- Cook the other side for a few minutes
- Serve warm with butter and warm maple syrup
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Fall food is everything. The amount of dishes you can make during this season is incredible. And pumpkin apple pancakes are a great example. Not only they are great to start a day with but they look so nice. Can’t wait to try!
Thank you Elaine!
So much yum! I had to laugh about “putting away the summer clothes.” We don’t put them away in south Texas! LOL. I do love all the warm, fragrant spices of fall, and your pancakes are calling my name!
I kinda like seeing the days getting shorter. I’m a bit of a weirdo but there’s something about longer nights that I can’t help but find cozy 😀 In any case I will agree with you that fall foods and flavours are the best – they are indeed better than days getting shorter. Putting these pancakes on my list!
Everything in this recipe look and sound amazing. I should make some real soon.
I love apple and pumpkin together especially in a pancake. These pancakes will be enjoyed all season long!
Who doesn’t love pumpkin spice pancakes, and especially when you put apples in there, too. A perfect fall treat!
Fall is all about the food for me too! Your pancakes look like the ultimate fall comfort food to try!
These pancakes look super delicious and healthy too. Best breakfast to start an amazing day.
Oh I adore pumpkin pancakes. Never thought to add some apple to them. Can’t wait to try these!
Wow – these have fall written all over them! The flavors and texture of these pancakes are heavenly.
You’ve managed to do it all! Pumpkins, apples, and wonderful fall spices into a gorgeous stack. 🙂
I always try to incorporate a veggie in my kids’ diet and this is such a good idea. Thank you for your recipe.
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Both recipes sound yummy… I already smell the coziness the spices cry out. Lol…
Enjoyed your writing. (you might want to just double check punctuation; sorry I can’t silence the English professor in me). or is it – .)
Thanks for your kind words Sharlene . I will be the first to admit I am a terrible writer and even mention it in the about me section . Happy Cooking !