Perfect Pumpkin Pancakes are the absolute best and so easy to make with everyday ingredients!  Packed full of fall flavor with pumpkin, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg!

pumpkin pancakes

I’ve been making these pumpkin pancakes for years!  They’re a fall staple in our house, and we always look forward to them on a chilly weekend morning.  While it isn’t quite feeling like autumn here yet, these pancakes have already made a couple of appearances at my kid’s request!

How to Make Pumpkin Pancakes:

  • To start go ahead and pre-heat a large non-stick griddle.  You can butter the griddle or spray with non-stick cooking spray if desired.
  • Next, you will whisk together your dry ingredients.  We have the usual suspects of flour, baking powder, and salt.  But the great flavor comes from the cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg.

how to make pumpkin pancakes

  • Then, in a second bowl whisk together the pumpkin puree with the granulated and brown sugar, vanilla, melted butter, eggs, and milk.

pumpkin pancake batter

  • Combine the wet and dry ingredients with a spatula until just combined.  The batter will be a tad lumpy.  Then allow the batter to sit for 5 minutes.
  • I use a 1/3 cup measure to pour these pumpkin pancakes on the griddle.  Use the bottom of the measuring cup to gently spread the pancake batter out.  The pancakes will need to cook for about 4 minutes per side.

easy pumpkin pancakes with syrup and butter


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4.99 from 319 votes

Perfect Pumpkin Pancakes

Perfect Pumpkin Pancakes are the absolute best and so easy to make with everyday ingredients!  Packed full of fall flavor with pumpkin, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg!
Prep 10 minutes
Cook 10 minutes
Total 20 minutes
Servings 12 Pancakes



  • Preheat griddle or large non-stick skillet to medium heat.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg.
  • In a separate medium bowl, whisk together both of the sugars, vanilla extract, pumpkin puree, eggs, melted butter, and milk.
  • Pour the wet ingredients over the dry ingredients and whisk to combine. The batter will be lumpy, do not over mix.
  • Set the batter aside for 5 minutes.
  • Butter your griddle or spray with non-stick cooking spray if desired. Pour out 1/3 cup of batter for each pancake and spread into a circle.
  • Cook each pancake for approximately 4 minutes per side.
  • Serve pancakes with butter, syrup, whipped cream, nuts or any other favorite toppings.


Calories: 183kcal, Carbohydrates: 28g, Protein: 4g, Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 40mg, Sodium: 254mg, Potassium: 221mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 10g, Vitamin A: 3385IU, Vitamin C: 0.8mg, Calcium: 101mg, Iron: 1.6mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
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  1. 5 stars
    These were totally delicious. Our 21 month old son liked the pancakes so much that when my wife took his plate to cut up another one for him he started shouting “NO, NO WAY, HURT HELP HURT.” Them he started kissing the pancake.

  2. 5 stars
    I don’t normally comment, but this was an amazing pumpkin pancake recipe! With a little homemade whipped cream!! Yum! I usually find pumpkin recipes undercooked & dense. But this was as light & fluffy as my normal pancakes! Yum!! It’s a keeper! Thanks!

  3. 5 stars
    Made the Pumpkin Pancake recipe for our informal church group Thursday breakfast and everyone raves about how delicious these pancakes turned out to be. I was afraid they might be a tad raw in the middle but they weren’t. They were perfectly delicious. Will definitely be making them again.

  4. We made both regular and gluten free, both were amazing!!! Texture, flavor, the best!!! Thank you so much for sharing!!!