• prep: 40 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 55 min
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  • Summary

    When dessert turns into breakfast, you know I’ll be a fan! These Carrot Cake Pancakes are full of all of the best carrot cake flavors and topped with a maple cream cheese syrup.

    Ingredients

    • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
    • ¼ cup sugar
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
    • ½ teaspoon baking soda
    • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1½ cups buttermilk
    • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus more for the griddle
    • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 cup loosely packed grated peeled carrots, patted dry on paper towels
    • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
    • ¼ cup pecans, toasted and chopped, plus more for serving
    • 2 tablespoons crystallized ginger, finely diced
    • 4 oz cream cheese, at room temperature
    • ½ cup pure maple syrup

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 545 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 6 g 8.98%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 15.48%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 55 mg 18.31%
    • Sodium: 842 mg 35.07%
    • Calcium: 204 mg 20.44%
    • Potassium: 403 mg 11.52%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 9.22%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 122 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 7.27%
    • Sugar: 91 g
    • Protein: 8 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 115.82%
    • Vitamin C 6.2%
    • Vitamin D 5.15%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs6
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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