Sweet Potato Pancakes


Happy Pancake Day! Looking to add more vegetables to your diet? These sweet potato pancakes might be just the thing!


  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1cup cooked sweet potato, mashed
  • 1 egg
  • 1cup all-purpose flour
  • 1teaspoon baking powder
  • 1cup milk


  1. Mix mashed sweet potatoes in a mixing bowl with egg.
  2. Stir in the flour and add the baking powder.
  3. Add up to 1/4 cup of milk while stirring.
  4. Stir in 1 tbsp melted butter.
  5. The mixture should have the consistency of thick, lumpy sauce like an “instant” pancake mix. Add more milk, if desired, for a thinner consistency.
  6. Place a non-stick or heavy iron skillet over medium heat on top of the stove and add 1/2 tsp butter. Preheat skillet before cooking pancakes.
  7. Spoon batter into the skillet and cook until bubbles rise to the surface of the pancakes and break (approximately 1 to 2 minutes).
  8. Using a spatula, flip the pancakes and cook another 2 minutes.
  9. Remove pancakes from the skillet and keep warm on a covered plate in the oven.
  10. Freezes Well.

Makes 10-12 pancakes

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