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Sweet Potato Pancakes

Sweet potato pancakes

These sweet potato pancakes are the perfect way to start the day! Filling, delicious and featuring the super healthy sweet potato, these pancakes will be enjoyed by the whole family!


  • 1 sweet potato
  • 100g plain flour
  • 200ml whole milk (can be substituted for babies usual milk)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tbsp unsalted butter (plus extra for cooking)


  • Peel, chop and boil the sweet potato until soft.
  • sweet potatoMash the sweet potato with the butter, cinnamon and nutmeg.

Sweet potato

  • Put the mashed sweet potato, flour, baking powder, milk and egg in a large bowl and mix well.

Sweet potato pancake mix

  • Heat a small knob of butter in a frying pan (you can use cooking spray instead for a healthier alternative).  Add a tablespoonful of the pancake batter to the pan. When you start to see little holes appear on the top of the batter, flip the pancake and cook until golden on both sides.

Sweet potato pancakes

  • Continue making pancakes until you have used all of the batter.  We served ours with blueberries, yoghurt and a sprinkle of chia seeds.

Sweet potato pancakes

14 Replies to “Sweet Potato Pancakes”

  1. Great blog! Please consider posting measurements for your American readers: )

    Also can the milk be substituted with a nut milk?

    1. Thanks! I’ve never tried it with nut milk but it’s definitely worth a go! There are some great conversion toold online that convert measures really quickly and easily if that’s any use to you? I’m not great with measures and am more of a “throw it all together” kind of cook! Some of my recipes are in cups though so worth looking out for those 🙂

  2. I just made these for my little boy for breakfast. They were a definite hit. Most I’ve managed to get him to eat for breakfast.

  3. This sounds yumm i cant wait to try it for my lb. Starting him on solids when he turns 6mths in 2weeks time. At how many mths can i try this recipe out for him?

  4. Hi can I ask when you say sweet potato, roughly how many grams do you think? I have some huge sweet potatoes sometimes I don’t know if I’d need to double the mix 🙂

  5. Hi, I’m excited to try these!
    Please could you tell me what the consistency of the mixture should be like prior to cooking? Thank you!

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