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Carrot cake pancakes


  1. 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  2. 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or cashew nuts, toasted
  3. 2 teaspoons baking powder
  4. 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  5. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  6. 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  7. Dash of ground cloves
  8. Dash of ground ginger
  9. 1/4 cup brown sugar
  10. 3/4 cup plain yoghurt (maziwa lala)
  11. 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  12. 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  13. 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  14. 1 1/2 cups finely grated carrot
  15. Butter or vegetable oil for cooking


  1. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups, and level with a knife.
  2. Combine flour and next 7 ingredients (through ginger) in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Combine 1/4 cup brown sugar and next 4 ingredients (through eggs); add sugar mixture to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Fold in the grated carrots.
  3. Heat a large nonstick frying pan over medium heat. Coat pan with butter or vegetable oil. Spoon 4 (1/4 cup) batter mounds onto pan, spreading with a spatula. Cook for 2 minutes or until tops are covered with bubbles and edges look cooked. Carefully turn pancakes over; cook 1 minute or until bottoms are lightly browned. Repeat procedure twice with remaining batter.
  4. Serve with real maple syrup or honey.