Sweet Potato Pancakes

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword A Raisin In The Sun, Vegetarian
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup mashed, cooked sweet potato steamed or roasted w/coconut oil works well)
  • cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp butter or coconut oil
  • 1 1 cup heavy whipping cream (whipped with agave), maple syrup, or stone fruit compote (optional)


  1. Heat your biggest, flattest skillet over medium heat for about 5 minutes.

  2. Mix the first 5 ingredients (the dry) in a large bowl.

  3. Mix until smooth and slightly lightened in color the second five ingredients (the wet) in a medium bowl.

  4. Slowly pour the wet ingredients into the dry ones and stir 10 times (don't over mix, there will be lumps and that's good)

  5. Grease your skillet with a thin layer of butter or coconut oil

  6. Ladle pancake batter into about 3 inches around pancakes cook until the bubbles on the top have popped and look dry then flip (about 2-3 minutes per side)

  7. Pile them up and top with whipped cream, maple syrup, compote or just more butter.