Spiced Apple Waffles

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple, breakfast, fall, waffles
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 389 kcal
Author: RecipeGirl.com

Such a great breakfast treat for a fall weekend!

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Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk, warmed
  • 3/4 cup milk, warmed
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 medium peeled, cored and grated Granny Smith apple
  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour or all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped toasted pecans, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat the waffle iron. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, buttermilk, milk and butter. Stir in the apple. In another bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, spice, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture; whisk until smooth (some small lumps are okay).

  2. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons pecans (if using) onto the waffle iron. Pour about 2/3 cup batter over the pecans. Cook the waffles until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Keep warm in 200°F. oven while cooking the remaining waffles.

  3. Serve with warmed maple syrup, if desired.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Spiced Apple Waffles
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 389 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 139mg 46%
Sodium 370mg 15%
Potassium 358mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 46g 15%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 23g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 14.1%
Vitamin C 1.7%
Calcium 14.7%
Iron 9.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.