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4 from 9 votes

Sweet Potato Pancakes

With leftover mashed sweet potatoes, boost your breakfast nutrition by making sweet potato pancakes!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sweet Potato Pancakes
Servings: 4
Calories: 347kcal


  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup flour, whole wheat
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Serve With

  • 2 medium banana
  • 1 cup yogurt, vanilla, low-fat
  • 4 tablespoon maple syrup, pure


  • Cook sweet potato (this can be done the night before). You will need 1/2 cup mashed.
  • Blend first five ingredients in a blender, until smooth.
  • Whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. Add the sweet potato mixture and stir just until combined.
  • Add more milk if needed for the consistency of pancake batter.
  • Pour the batter onto a hot griddle greased with nonstick cooking spray. Flip the pancakes when the begin to bubble and are golden brown on both sides.
  • Serve warm topped with sliced bananas, yogurt, and a drizzle of maple syrup.


Calories: 347kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 256mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 32g