To make easy pumpkin pancakes, stir together 2 cups pancake mix, 1 1/2 cups water and 2/3 cup pure pumpkin puree in a mixing bowl. Ladle 1/4 cup batter at a time onto a hot griddle coated with nonstick spray. Cook until bubbles appear, and then flip over to finish.
Make pumpkin pancakes from scratch by combining 1 1/4 cups of flour, 1/4 cup of sugar, 2 teaspoons of baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon and 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg in a bowl. Add in 1 cup of milk, 1/2 cup of pumpkin, 1 egg and 1 tablespoon of oil.
A recipe for Libby's pumpkin pancakes requires dry ingredients, including flour, brown sugar, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice and salt. Other ingredients include evaporated milk, Libby's pumpkin, water, egg and vegetable oil. The recipe makes eight servings.
Unopened canned pumpkin lasts 1 to 2 years after the sell-by date when placed in the pantry or in the refrigerator. Canned pumpkin may also feature an expiration date. Typically, it is best to abide by the expiration date rather than the sell-by date.
To can pumpkins, cut and thoroughly clean the fruit. After slicing and cubing the pumpkin, place the pieces in sterilized jars. Process with a pressure cooker, and store at room temperature.
Pumpkins types range from traditional heirlooms to modern hybrids used for carving, pies and seasonal decoration. The New England Pie and Jack O'Lantern are classic pumpkin varieties.
Pumpkin has several health benefits including aiding weight loss, improving vision and enhancing immunity. Pumpkin also makes skin look younger, reduces the risk of cancer and may assist in diabetes treatment.
There are more than 30 varieties of pumpkins, ranging from small, intermediate, large and jumbo. Contrary to popular belief, not all pumpkins are orange; many are green, white and brown.
The addition of pureed pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice helps this IHOP copycat recipe capture the allure of the original. Pour the pancakes into 4-inch to 5-inch rounds in the pan to recreate IHOP's style.
An uncut pumpkin lasts for about 30 days outdoors in a cool area and out of the sun. This time can be increased if conditions are ideal to 60 days, whereas indoors it can be longer up to 90 days.