Oatmeal Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

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Welcome to our Cigi Recipe Box! This is the place where Cigi staff share their favourite recipes featuring Canadian field crops. This perfect fall recipe comes from Jessica Prescott, Accounting Assistant.

Oatmeal Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

Ingredients:

  • 3 eggs
  • ⅓ C brown sugar
  • ½ C apple sauce
  • ½ C pumpkin puree
  • 1 ½ C buttermilk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 C whole wheat flour
  • 1 C rolled oats
  • 2 Tbsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ tsp cinnamon

Directions:

In a large bowl mix together the eggs, brown sugar, apple sauce, buttermilk and pumpkin puree until smooth. Add in vanilla, baking powder, salt, pumpkin spice, cinnamon, rolled oats and whole wheat flour and mix well. Pour ⅓ C of batter onto medium hot griddle or pan and cook 2-3 minutes until edges look firm and them flip and cook other side for 1-2 minutes. Serve hot with maple syrup and choice of toppings. Suggested toppings include; nuts, fruit, whipped cream, chocolate or caramel sauce, or chocolate chips.

Makes approximately 12 large pancakes/18 medium.

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Here’s what Jessica had to say about why she chose this recipe:

“I love this recipe because it’s delicious, nutritious, and an excellent addition to a weekend breakfast or brunch. The pumpkin, brown sugar, apple sauce and spices are evocative of autumn and will leave your house smelling wonderful. The whole wheat and oatmeal make this recipe a healthy choice and a perfect comfort food to enjoy during the crisp fall mornings. Enjoy!”

Jessica Prescott joined Cigi in 2014 as Administration and Finance Assistant. In this role, Jessica provides a variety of administrative support to all areas of Cigi in addition to reception and accounting related duties. Prior to working at Cigi she was involved in administration for two large Canadian manufacturers providing customer service and managing the order departments. She has a diploma in Business Administration (honours) from The Academy of Learning South Campus.