Pumpkin Spice Waffles

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In our family we traditionally celebrate Thanksgiving on Sunday at my mom’s , so that leaves Monday as a relaxing day at home, complete with leftovers sent home with us.  Monday morning this year, we all enjoyed a relaxed time and a big wonderful breakfast.  I had picked up some recipes from the egg booth at the fair, and this one for pumpkin spice waffles caught my eye.  They certainly were delicious, even the kids liked them, and I think they may need to become part of our Thanksgiving tradition.  For my American friends who have yet to celebrate Thanksgiving, you might want to give this one a try.

Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 3 eggs
  • 1½ cups milk
  • ¾ cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • cooking Spray
  • 1/3 cup toasted pecans, chopped
  • whip cream
  • maple syrup

Method

1.  Preheat waffle iron.

2.  Combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, ginger, nutmeg and baking soda in a large bowl; mix well and set aside.

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3.  Whisk together eggs, milk, pumpkin puree and butter in another large bowl.

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4.  Stir in flour mixture until a slightly lumpy batter forms.

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5.  Spray waffle iron with cooking spray; add batter and cook until waffles are set and golden brown, about 2 minutes.

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6.  Toast pecans in a dry frying pan on a medium heat, watch carefully so they don’t burn.  Chop.  Serve waffles sprinkled with chopped pecans, whip cream and drizzled with real maple syrup.

Tip
If you do not have a waffle iron you can use the batter to make pancakes.

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When I was looking up the recipe here, I noticed it was in the dessert category, rather than breakfast.  Perhaps that’s why we all loved it so much! 😉  Try it with your own family this weekend.

This post is linked up at Blue Cricket Design , Tatertots and Jello, Under the Table and Dreaming, Funky Junk Interiors, and Some What Simple.

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Comments

  1. This looks so delicious! I love waffles. 🙂

  2. Ummm delicious! Can’t wait to try it at home!

  3. I would love to have you enter this on my party at ItsSoVeryCheri.com and then over at our other site theDIYClub.com We have a weekly DIY Living party over there.

    Cheri

  4. Just made these tonight. They were pretty great! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

  5. Dannyelle, These look delicious! I would love to try them as pancakes! Thanks for sharing the recipe. I’ll be featuring this today – stop by and grab a featured button if you like. Thanks so much for linking to the Sunday Showcase – I greatly appreciate it. Hope you have a wonderful week! ~ Stephanie Lynn

  6. These looks so yummy! 🙂 Thanks so much for sharing!

    I’m featuring these over at Crafts & Sutch today!. I hope you’ll pop over and take a peek and grab a featured button too. 🙂

    Have a great week!

  7. This looks so delicious! I love waffles. 🙂

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