sweet potato pecan pancakes with ginger butter

Sweet Potato Pecan Pancakes with Ginger Butter

Sweet Potato Pecan Pancakes

Recipe courtesy of The William Kehoe House, Savannah, Georgia

Makes 24 pancakes.

3 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup wheat flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ginger
3/4 cup chopped pecans
2 tablespoons orange zest
4 cups buttermilk
1/3 cup canola oil
3 1/2 cups peeled, boiled, mashed sweet potato (or same amount canned)
4 tablespoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
6 eggs

In large bowl stir together first 7 ingredients.

In a separate bowl combine remaining ingredients. Add to dry ingredients and stir just until well-mixed. Pour batter onto a hot griddle by 1/3 cup measure (may need to be smoothed out a bit). Cook until slightly browned. Serve with Ginger Butter.

Ginger Butter
1 cup soft butter
3 tablespoons finely chopped candied ginger

Mix together until well-blended.