Butter Pecan Waffles
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Recipe type: Breakfast Foods
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
  • 2 cups all purpose white flour
  • 1 & ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 eggs separated
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • ¾ cup toasted pecans, coarsely chopped
  1. Begin heating your waffle iron, because that needs to be good and hot to ensure a nice crisp exterior.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, set aside.
  3. In another medium bowl, whisk the eggs and dark brown sugar together, then gradually whisk in the buttermilk and vanilla. Lastly, whisk the melted butter in.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk or beat egg whites until soft peaks form and set aside.
  5. Immediately combine the buttermilk and flour mixtures, stirring just until incorporated, then stir in the pecans
  6. Gently fold in the egg whites. The batter will be a little lumpy, and quite thick.
  7. Cook waffles according to your waffle iron instructions, and serve immediately with melted butter, warmed maple syrup and more toasted pecans.
  8. Makes 4 large Belgian style waffles, or around 8 regular sized square waffles.
Recipe by The Creekside Cook at http://thecreeksidecook.com/butter-pecan-waffles/