1 cup flour
Pinch baking soda
2 tablespoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ginger
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
1 egg well-beaten
1 1/4 cups milk
2 tablespoons melted shortening
1/2 cup canned pumpkin or mashed sweet potato, cooked
Combine flour, soda, sugar and spices. Combine egg, shortening, pumpkin and milk; add to flour mixture, beating until smooth. Bake on hot, lightly greased griddle, turning only once.
Serve hot with butter and syrup or powdered sugar.