Pumpkin Waffles

Author: Canadian Living

Top these warmly spiced, carbohydrate-rich waffles with sauteed apples or warmed honey or maple syrup.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cups pumpkin purée
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 apples (skin on), sliced
  • 1/2 cup apple juice

Method

In large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.

In separate bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, puree 1/3 cup (75 mL) of the sugar, butter and vanilla; pour over dry ingredients. Stir just until moistened.

Heat waffle maker; using 1/2 cup (125 mL) batter per waffle, cook according to manufacturer's directions.

Meanwhile, in nonstick skillet, cook apples and remaining sugar over medium-high heat, stirring, for about 3 minutes or until tender. Pour in juice; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until syrupy and softened. Spoon over waffles. Makes 16 pancakes.

Variation
Pumpkin Pancakes: Heat griddle or large nonstick skillet over medium beat; brush with 1/2 tsp (2 mL) vegetable oil. Using 1/4 cup (50 mL) batter per pancake and brushing pan with more oil as necessary, cook for 2 minutes or until bubbles break on top but do not fill in. Turn and cook for 2 minutes longer or until bottom is golden.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 190 mg
  • Protein 7 g
  • Calories 275.0
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Cholesterol 66 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 49 g

%RDI

  • Iron 16.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 7.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 11.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 53.0
  • Vitamin C 12.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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