Sweet Potato pancakes with butter and berries

Quitchurbitchin Cakes (Sweet Potato Pancakes)

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Quitchurbitchin Cakes

Sweet Potato Pancakes


Do you have those people in your household that just don’t wake up on the right side of the bed?  They look and act like Zombie Apocalypse survivors?  Give them a healthy dose of Quitchurbitchin Cakes – decadent Pancakes that are delicately spiced with vanilla, nutmeg and cinnamon. Let them wake up to a sweet and savory morning meal.  

These delicious and healthy breakfast cakes are an amazing twist on traditional pancakes.  Fluffy Quitchurbtchin cakes are naturally sweet, and packed with nutrition. Also, they are the perfect way to use up leftover mashed sweet potatoes.

Brown sugar, maple syrup, nutmeg, and cinnamon gives these pancakes a warm, cozy flavor that will have your family asking for more. 

In addition, you will find the Melt-in-your-mouth Goodness cures rough mornings and those Hangry invaders.


Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes





  • Sweet potato
  • Flour
  • Salt
  • Brown sugar
  • Baking soda
  • Baking Powder
  • Buttermilk
  • Eggs
  • Butter
  • Honey
  • Cinnamon
  • Nutmeg
  • Chopped Pecans

Honey Cinnamon Butter

  • Butter
  • Honey
  • Cinnamon

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Sweet Potato Pancakes Recipe

Sweet Potato pancakes with butter and berries
5 from 97 votes

Quitchurbitchin Cakes

Sweet Potato Pancakes with Honey Cinnamon Butter
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Breakfast cakes, flap jacks, honey cinnamon butter, hot cakes, Left-over sweet potatoes, pancake, quitchurbitchin cakes, sweet potato, sweet potato breakfast, sweet potato flapjacks, sweet potato griddle cakes, Sweet Potato Hot cakes, sweet potato pancakes
Yield: 20
Author: Inna Shitzsho




  • 1 Large Sweet Potato-Baked, soft & peeled
  • 2 ¾ cup All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 5 ½ Tbsp Brown sugar
  • ½ tsp Baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp Baking Powder
  • 3 cups Buttermilk
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 2 Tbsp Melted Butter
  • 2 Tbsp Honey
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • ½ tsp Nutmeg
  • ¾ cup Finely Chopped Pecans

Honey Cinnamon Butter

  • ½ cup Unsalted Butter- lightly softened
  • 3 tsp Honey
  • ¼ tsp Cinnamon

Maple Syrup


    Cook the Sweet Potato

    • Clean the sweet potato and use a knife to poke 3-5 holes in it
    • Microwave the potato for 5-7 minutes (more or less depending on the potato size
    • Test the potato- It should squeeze easily, and be soft in the middle when it is sliced
    • If the potato is not fully soft, cook for additional minutes in the microwave
    • If the potato is cooked, peel, dice, and add to a large mixing bowl

    Prepare Butter

    • Use a mixer to blend the Butter, Honey, and Cinnamon

    Make the Batter

    • Add Flour, Salt, Brown Sugar, Baking Soda, and Baking Powder to the mixing bowl
    • Add Buttermilk, Eggs, Butter, Honey, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Pecans, and cooked sweet potatoes
    • Use a mixer to blend
    • Ladle batter into 4-5 inch circles on a 350-degree griddle (or skillet at Medium heat)
    • Wait until the cakes bubble, and then flip and cook until golden
    • Remove pancakes from the griddle and repeat with the rest of the batter
    • Serve with Honey-Cinnamon Butter and Maple syrup
    Sweet Potato pancakes with butter and berries



    for Sweet Potato Pancakes


    • Be sure your sweet potato is fully-cooked.  The entire potatoes should be soft, and not boney.  In addition, You can also use leftover homemade mashed sweet potatoes
    • Leftover sweet potatoes?   No problem! These breakfast pancakes are a great way to use them. These griddle cakes are fluffy, flavorful, and family-friendly.  In addition, they only require a few simple ingredients that you probably have on hand.
    • Don’t over-mix your ingredients.  Overmixing the pancake batter will result in dense pancakes. Mix until the ingredients are blended into a smooth sweet potato mixture.
    • Consider warm maple syrup to top your cinnamon honey butter and delicious pancakes.
    • Pancakes or flap jacks can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.  Additionally, you can store in your freezer using airtight containers or freezer bags for up to 2 months




    Mix it Up

    • Add small pieces of apple or try with an apple compote
    • Bananas and walnuts also complement these flavors
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    Sweet Potato Pancakes FAQs



    Why will I love Sweet Potato Pancakes?

    Sweet potato breakfast pancakes are sweet and savory, infused with cinnamon and nutmeg.  They are the ultimate comfort food especially with honey cinnamon butter.  Such an easy budget-friendly meal.

    Can I use Sweet Potato Puree rather than mashed Sweet Potatoes in this recipe?

    Yes, this recipe will accommodate either mashed Sweet Potatoes, or Sweet Potato Puree.

    Is there a trick to fluffy Sweet Potato Pancakes?

    Yes, be sure that you mix ingredients until they are blended- No more.  Overmixing can take the air from the pancakes and make them flat or dense.

    Are Sweet Potatoes healthy?

    One medium sweet potato can provide you with 37% of your daily vitamin C, 15% of your daily potassium in addition magnesium, niacin, vitamin A and fiber.



    How long will Sweet Potato Pancakes last in my refrigerator?

    Easy Sweet Potato cakes will last up to 5 days in the refrigerator.  To reheat, you can microwave them for about 45-60 seconds, wrapped in a damp paper towel, or reheat them in a skillet on the stove until warmed through.


    Can Sweet Potato Pancakes be stored in the freezer?

    Yes, pancakes can be stored in freezer bags for up to 2 months


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    2 Responses

    1. 5 stars
      Made these for Sunday brunch. My family was crazy for them!. Soft, moist and full of sweet potato flavor. The cinnamon honey butter was excellent too

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