Pumpkin Pancakes With Vanilla Bourbon Maple Syrup

Fall for autumn's favorite flavor - pumpkin - with this recipe for fluffy, flavorful pumpkin pancakes topped with homemade maple syrup. Perfect for a Thanksgiving brunch or as an anytime breakfast treat.

Pancakes on Wood Serving Dish

Pumpkin Pancakes for Thanksgiving Brunch

Ingredients:

For the Pumpkin Pancakes:

3-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/8 cup sugar
1/8 cup baking powder
1/2 tablespoon salt
1/4 cup pumpkin puree
1 egg
3 cups whole milk
1 tablespoon clarified butter
pinch of freshly grated nutmeg

For the Vanilla Bourbon Maple Syrup:

2 cups maple syrup
splash of bourbon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract or 1/2 vanilla bean scraped

Directions:

For the Pumpkin Pancakes:

1. In one bowl, mix all dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, mix together the wet ingredients.
2. Combine both wet and dry ingredients and stir in pumpkin puree.
3. Pour batter onto hot griddle.

For the Vanilla Bourbon Maple Syrup:
1. Burn alcohol off bourbon in a pot over high heat (be careful, flames will be high).
2. Add the remainder of ingredients to pot and allow to simmer for 30 minutes.

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