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Picky Kid-pleaser Sweet Potato Pancakes

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“Trying to get a toddler to eat his veggies can be a pain..But these oven-baked dandies taste great, and have lots of protein, fiber and vitamin A. Even adults will like them!”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 large garnet yams (preferably organic, should yield at least 4 cups grated) or 1 large sweet potato (preferably organic, should yield at least 4 cups grated)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 14 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 2 tablespoons oat bran (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons sucanat (or brown sugar) or 2 tablespoons granulated maple sugar (or brown sugar)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 12 teaspoon nutmeg


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Peel and coarsely grate the potato/yam.
  3. Mix all ingredients in a medim bowl, stirring to blend.
  4. Spray a baking sheet with plenty of oil spray (I use butter-flavored).
  5. Drop mixture by 1/4 cup measures onto sheet, and press each down flat.
  6. Bake at 400 for 5-7 minutes, flip the pancakes over, and cook for another 5 minutes. (if they need more time, cook them some more, but watch, since the edges burn quickly).

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