Louisiana Sweet Potato Pancakes

Sweet Potato Pancakes

Prep Time:

25 Minutes


8 Servings



  • 3/4 pound sweet potatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted


Step 1: Peel sweet potatoes and place in a saucepan of boiling water and cook until tender but firm (approx. 15 minutes). Chop and mash.

Step 2: In a medium bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg. Mix mashed potatoes, eggs, milk, and butter in a separate bowl then blend both mixtures together to create batter.

Step 3:  Preheat a lightly greased griddle over medium heat. pour batter onto griddle in heaping tablespoons and cook until golden brown.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 215
  • Fat: 8.2 g
  • Carbohydrate: 29.2 g
  • Protein: 6.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 65 mg
  • Sodium: 549 mg

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