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Tips for Perfect Pumpkin Pancakes


2010 Pumpkin Pancakes Photo Reprinted with Permission from IHOP

Pumpkin Pancakes

2010 Pumpkin Pancakes Photo Reprinted with Permission from IHOP
Thanks to IHOP for sharing these tips for perfect pumpkin pancakes.
  • The batter - Start with your favorite pancake batter recipe and simply add canned pumpkin pie mix.
  • Water temperature - When preparing dry pancake mix, it is essential that the water is chilled to less than 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Use ice to bring the temperature of the water down.
  • Lumps are good - Do not over mix the pancake batter. Small lumps of flour are what make pancakes tall and fluffy.
  • Grill temperature - Use a 350-degree grill and make sure there are no hot or cold spots that can affect cooking time.
  • Cook time - The appearance is how you judge when a pancake is ready. When dropping the pancake batter, watch for bubbles to form and for the batter to have a dull appearance. This takes approximately 2.5 minutes. After flipping, cook approximately 2 minutes.
  • Pancake topping - Top pumpkin pancakes with whipped cream.

IHOP will be serving Pumpkin pancakes through out the month of October.

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