Pumpkin Spice Cake Mix Pancakes

Posted on September 3, 2013
Good morning, Everyone! I hope you all had a good weekend and that this week has started off well for you. If you’re looking for a good breakfast recipe this week, I have one for you this morning! I don’t make pancakes too often, my husband is a much better pancake maker than I am and usually makes them on Saturday mornings, but every once in a while I get a serious craving for them and make a batch myself! I’ve been seeing so many Birthday Cake Mix pancakes around the blog world which gave me the idea to make these fall inspired Pumpkin Spice Cake Mix Pancakes! And oh my goodness, was it a good idea! These pancakes are super soft and fluffy with the warm flavors of pumpkin and fall spices!
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PUMPKIN SPICE CAKE MIX PANCAKES
*Makes about 10 pancakes*
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YOU WILL NEED
1/2 box Spice Cake Mix (about 7.5 oz)
1/4 cup canned pumpkin
1/4 cup vegetable oil
3/4 cup milk
1 egg
*Optional: chopped walnuts or pecans
Extra oil or butter for greasing pan
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DIRECTIONS
In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the cake mix, canned pumpkin, vegetable oil, milk and egg, making sure that there aren’t any lumps in the batter. Add some oil or butter to your pan or griddle, and begin making your pancakes using a 1/4 cup measure to drop the batter onto your pan (this makes small pancakes, so if you prefer larger ones use a larger measuring cup! It’s easier to cook these when they are smaller though.) Cook until the edges begin to brown a little and bubbles begin to appear on the surface of the pancake, then flip the pancakes and cook on the other side, until the pancakes have cooked through. (*Note: If the batter doesn’t seem thick enough or doesn’t have the pancake consistency that you like, just add a couple of tablespoons of all-purpose flour! )
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For another great pancake recipe, try THESE Sour Cream Pancakes with Blueberries:
Happy Cooking, Everyone!

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35 Comments

  • Reply Kim of Mo Betta September 3, 2013 at 11:55 am

    Ohhhh, I bet these are GOOD! I love spice cake, and all things pumpkin. Pinning!

    • Reply Maria September 3, 2013 at 7:22 pm

      Thanks, Kim! 🙂

  • Reply Elizabeth @ Southern Color September 3, 2013 at 3:49 pm

    Yum!! I am definitely trying out this recipe! I already love the combination of spice cake mix and pumpkin for cookies, but pancakes sound even better 🙂

    • Reply Maria September 3, 2013 at 7:22 pm

      Thanks, Elizabeth! I hope you love these pancakes! Thanks for stopping by today! 🙂

  • Reply Michelle September 3, 2013 at 4:54 pm

    Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving such a nice comment.
    One of my son’s favorite breakfasts is pancakes, but I get bored with the same recipe over and over. With Fall on the horizon, I’ll have to give these a try. They sound really good!
    Michelle @Ms. enPlace

    • Reply Maria September 3, 2013 at 7:23 pm

      Thanks so much, Michelle! 🙂

  • Reply The Grits September 3, 2013 at 5:24 pm

    Hey! I found you on a linky party at the dedicated house! I love pan-cakes and can’t wait to make these. I would have never thought to use spice cake mix!! Thanks for sharing!

    – Ashley w/ thegritsblog.wordpress.com

    • Reply Maria September 3, 2013 at 7:23 pm

      I hope you love these pancakes! Thanks for stopping by today! 🙂

  • Reply GratefulPrayerThankfulHeart September 3, 2013 at 5:39 pm

    How incredibly tasty these looks! 🙂

    • Reply Maria September 3, 2013 at 7:24 pm

      Thanks so much!

  • Reply D September 3, 2013 at 8:19 pm

    Pumpkin is my favorite! Yum they looks so delicious. So glad that you stopped by in order to have found your blog. The recipes look divine.

    • Reply Maria September 4, 2013 at 3:11 pm

      Thanks so much! 🙂

  • Reply Angie@Echoes of Laughter September 3, 2013 at 8:59 pm

    Yum! These pancakes look so good! Happy September! Angie xo

    • Reply Maria September 4, 2013 at 3:11 pm

      Thanks, Angie! 🙂

  • Reply Julie @ This Gal Cooks September 3, 2013 at 9:16 pm

    We love pancakes at my house! I’ve made pumpkin pancakes before but not with cake mix. I LOVE the idea! Pinned and trying this soon!

    • Reply Maria September 4, 2013 at 3:11 pm

      Thanks so much, Julie!

  • Reply Style Sisters September 3, 2013 at 10:30 pm

    oooh Yumalicious!!! Please come link up to Centerpiece Wednesday on my blog and share this post with us. http://thestylesisters.blogspot.com/2013/09/welcome-to-centerpiece-wednesday-91.html
    Karin

    • Reply Maria September 4, 2013 at 3:12 pm

      Thanks for the invite!

  • Reply Diana - FreeStyleMama September 3, 2013 at 10:48 pm

    Oh yes!!!

    • Reply Maria September 4, 2013 at 3:12 pm

      Hope you like these, Diana!

  • Reply Vel Criste September 4, 2013 at 9:44 am

    MMMMmmm, looks so yummy, perfect for Fall! Thanks for checking out my new kitchen Maria and stopping by my blog! Have a wonderful day!

    • Reply Maria September 4, 2013 at 3:12 pm

      Thanks so much! 🙂

  • Reply Lisa Longley September 4, 2013 at 1:23 pm

    Oh my goodness!! These look amazing!! I love all things pumpkin, all things cake mix even more, and these have both!! It’s like cake for breakfast!! Yumm! Thank you so much for linking up with Wake Up Wednesdays!

    • Reply Maria September 4, 2013 at 3:12 pm

      Thanks, Lisa!

    • Reply Manuela@A Cultivated Nest September 4, 2013 at 9:31 pm

      We love pumpkin pancakes and this recipe is so easy. Thanks – they look amazing!

    • Reply Maria September 5, 2013 at 7:13 am

      Thanks so much, Manuela!

  • Reply Kaitlyn Regts September 5, 2013 at 7:30 pm

    Oh My! These look amazing! Going to try them tomorrow

    • Reply Maria September 7, 2013 at 6:28 pm

      Thanks, Kaitlyn! I hope you love these pumpkin pancakes! Thanks for stopping by 🙂 Have a great weekend!

  • Reply Joy September 7, 2013 at 11:45 am

    These are amazing- I know what we’re having for breakfast in the morning!! 😉

    Thank you!

    Love, Joy
    Yesterfood

    • Reply Maria September 7, 2013 at 6:28 pm

      Thanks so much, Joy! I hope you enjoy these pumpkin pancakes! 🙂 Thanks for stopping by! Have a great weekend!

  • Reply Missy September 9, 2013 at 9:45 am

    Hi. Thank you so much for posting this recipe. I made them Saturday on an electric griddle. I am thinking I did something wrong because by the time they were done enough to flip they were too dark.Did you make these pancakes on a regular stove and at what Temperature? They tasted wonderful but If I turned them too soon they were not done and if I waited till they were able to flip it seemed like they were too dark.

    • Reply Maria September 9, 2013 at 9:54 am

      Hi Missy! I’m glad you liked these. I cooked them in a regular pan, as you would regular pancakes, but I always make my pancakes pretty small (I use a 1/4 cup measure to make them) which makes it easier for me to flip them. Or maybe adding a little bit of flour would help because it would change the consistency of the batter a little bit. Thanks for stopping by, hope you have a great week! 🙂

  • Reply feipeng wu September 9, 2013 at 10:35 pm

    Thanks for sharing.
    It must be delicious.Great appetite when I look at it.

    White and Yellow

  • Reply Jocelyn September 10, 2013 at 10:51 pm

    I’d love a tall stack of these in the morning, yummers!!

  • Reply Dawna Motz October 18, 2013 at 7:37 pm

    Oh wow,,your side bar looks delicious as do these pumpkin pancakes. I think I will put the ingredients on my next grocery list for sure! Thnks for sharing.

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