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Sweet Potato Pancakes

Sweet, cinnamony, and moist pancakes that will change your Saturday mornings forever!
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: sweet potato pancakes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 12
Author: Heather


  • cups flour, I use half unbleached all purpose flour and half white whole wheat
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • cups buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup cooked sweet potatoes, mashed, sweetened or unsweetened is fine


  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
  • Make a well in the middle of the dry ingredients and add eggs, buttermilk, vanilla, butter and brown sugar.
  • Whisk just until combined.
  • Fold in sweet potatoes.
  • Ladle batter onto a heated griddle.
  • Cook cakes until bubbles start to form. About 2 minutes.
  • Flip and cook another minute or so until golden brown.
  • Enjoy!


Tip: If you do not have buttermilk you can make your own with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and top it off with any milk until you reach 1-½ cups. Let it sit at least 5 minutes.


Serving: 1pancake | Calories: 133kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 368mg | Potassium: 114mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1726IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 110mg | Iron: 1mg
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