Apple Pie Waffles. Crunchy waffles and warm apples, all covered in maple syrup and sprinkled with pecans. The real secret to morning happiness.
Ever wondered the secret to an amazing morning? Have you always hated those people that just always seem to start the day off right? Want to know their secret? Do you covet the key to sunrise success? Well, I have it right here for you.
It’s a simple one step process.
Make these apple pie waffles.
Not later, not tomorrow. Now.
Bam, instant morning happiness.
Brush off the pile of dirty dishes and look at that perfect pile of wholesome homemade goodness. Feel accomplished. This is the true power of doing. I mean, you totally just rocked that. The family is glowing. Not only is your morning better, now even the cat is content and purring away steadily.
And this is all just a fantasy I’m totally making up for you. Think about how cool it could be in real life.
Ok, sure the cat may really be doing something inappropriate that involves some fancy yoga pose, and the kids may be crying because their wasn’t enough to share heaping seconds and thirds. But, ignore all of that. Just focus on that sexy little dribble of syrup sliding down those perfect curve waffles and put all your energy into that single thought. Yeah, mornings do kind of rock.
That’s right. They do.
They do indeed.
So, whether you are a natural born morning person, or maybe one who takes a little while to embrace the joy of morning sunlight and bird songs, these Apple Pie Waffles are kind of totally worth the day dream, right?
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For the Waffles
- 1 cup flour
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- 1/8 tsp ginger
- 2 eggs
- 2 tsp maple syrup
- 3 tbs butter, melted and cooled
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1/3 cup apple cider
- 1/4 cup pecans, toasted and chopped fine
For the Apple Cider Topping
- 1 tart granny smith apple, cored and sliced thin
- 1 tbs butter
- 2 tbs honey
Make the Waffles
- Preheat your oven to 200 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with a wire rack; Set aside. Preheat your waffle iron.
- Toss the flour, salt, baking powder, soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger together in a large bowl.
- Whisk the eggs and maple syrup together in a small bowl.
- Whisk the buttermilk and apple cider in another small bowl.
- Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and pour in the egg mixture, butter, and buttermilk mixture. Stir until just combined.
- Fold in the pecans. (batter may have a few lumps, totally ok).
- Cook until golden and crisp as per your waffle irons instructions. Keep warm on wire rack in the preheated oven if needed.
Meanwhile, make the apple topping.
- Melt the remaining 1 tbs butter in a pan over medium heat. Add the sliced apples and cook until soft, about 5 minutes.
- Drizzle in honey and cook 2 minutes longer. Remove from heat.
- Serve the waffles with apple slices spooned over top and additional toasted pecans if desired.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 811 Saturated Fat: 19g Cholesterol: 237mg Sodium: 849mg Carbohydrates: 98g Fiber: 5g Sugar: 41g Protein: 17g