What's for Breakfast: Pumpkin Chia Seed Pancakes

August 11, 2013

Pumpkin chia seed pancakes are a delicious way to start the day.  Usually we don't have time to cook up a breakfast that's out of the ordinary so take advantage of you day off and make yourself something special.  

Pumpkin Chia Seed Pancakes
Recipe Courtesy of Nestle


2 cups all-purpose flour or white whole-wheat flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon (optional)
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups lowfat buttermilk
2 large eggs
1/2 cup LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
2 tablespoons honey, granulated sugar or packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled
2 tablespoons chia seeds, plus more for garnish
Nonstick cooking spray
Pure maple syrup


Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda and salt in large bowl. 

Whisk together buttermilk, eggs, pumpkin, honey and butter in large bowl. Add to flour mixture; stir until combined. Do not over mix. Let batter sit for 10 minutes; stir in chia seeds. 

Spray griddle or a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Pour ¼ cup batter for each pancake into skillet and cook for about 2 minutes or until edges are set and look dry. Flip over and cook for an additional 2 minutes or until golden brown. Top with syrup and additional chia seeds.


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