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Pumpkin Portein Pancakes Recipe

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It's pumpkin season! And what better way to serve this seasonal ingredient with our breakfast favourite on Halloween - pancakes! We don't to tricks here, just treats! And you're in for a real treat with this recipe! It's packed with 22g protein per serving, smells and taste delicious and it's super easy to make! 

Ingredients for pumpkin protein pancakes

Serves 6

  • 20 sprays of low-calorie oil spray
  • 6 egg whites
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree (250g)
  • 2 cups vanilla protein powder (200g)
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Toppings:

  • 60g reduced fat squirty cream
  • 30g chopped walnuts

How to make pumpkin protein pancakes

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk egg whites until they are soft peaks.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix together pumpkin puree, protein powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and baking powder.
  3. Gently fold the egg whites into the pumpkin puree mixture.
  4. Spray frying pan with low-calorie oil and bring up to a medium heat.
  5. Add ladle sized scoops of the pancake batter to the pan. Depending on the size of your pan you may be able to fit multiple pancakes in at once.
  6. Flip once the bottom starts to cook and cook on the other side.
  7. Serve topped with reduced fat squirty cream and chopped walnuts.

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