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Pumpkin Pancakes

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Ingredients
  Pumpkin 1 Small
  Pancake mix 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Wheat germ 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2 , separated
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Maple nut syrup/Orange syrup 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven at 325°.
2) Thoroughly wash the pumpkin and cut this in half along the width.

MAKING
3) In a 15- x 10- x 1-inch jellyroll pan, place the pumpkin halves with cut side down.
4) Place the pan inside the oven and bake for 45 minutes or until the pumpkin gets tender.
5) Take the peel away from pumpkin and discard the seeds.
6) In a food processor, add the pumpkin to puree into pulp.
7) Reserve 1/2 cup of pumpkin and place the remainder in an air-tight box inside refrigerator. This can be used for other purposes for up to 5 days.
8) In a large mixing bowl, add pancake mix, wheat germ, sugar and spices to combine.
9) In another bowl, beat in egg yolks.
10) Pour in milk and oil and add pumpkin. Mix together.
11) Quickly add this to dry ingredients, and stir well just to moisten. Make the batter to be lumpy.
12) In a bowl, beat egg whites to stiff.
13) Add this to the batter.
14) Use a lightly greased griddle, to fry the pancake by using about 1/4 cup batter for each.
15) Flip the pancakes to fry the other side, when the other side is cooked and bubbles come out.

SERVING
16) Drizzle Maple-Nut Syrup or Orange Syrup on top of the pancakes to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pancake
Interest: 
Holiday, Party, Healthy
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pumpkin
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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