Pumpkin Spice Waffles

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I did it again. I made something else pumpkin.

I got the inspiration for these waffles from this recipe.

Pumpkin Spice Waffles 2

I basically followed the recipe I found for the most part, but I cut down on the butter to just under a 1/2 cup (because that’s all we had left in the house…) and substituted apple pie spice for the nutmeg.

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This took a bit of effort and made for a lot of dirty dishes, but based on the reaction from the kids, it was definitely time well spent. The recipe makes about 6-7 waffles, and they were all eagerly gobbled up for breakfast…particularly since I sprinkled a bit of powdered sugar on them along with a drizzle of real maple syrup.

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Pumpkin Spice Waffles
Inspired by http://www.bombshellbling.com

2 cups all purpose or whole wheat flour
1 1/2 Tbsp baking powder
4 eggs, separated
1/2 cup milk
1 cup pumpkin puree
1 Tbsp white sugar
1 Tbsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp apple pie spice
1/4 tsp salt
1 Tbsp vanilla
1/2 cup butter, softened

Directions

Mix dry ingredients in a medium-sized bowl and set aside.

Whip 4 egg yolks in stand mixer with whisk attachment for a few minutes until they thicken up a bit. Replace whisk attachment with paddle attachment, and mix the pumpkin, milk, and vanilla into the yolks. Slowly add the dry ingredients until mixed.

In a separate stand mixer bowl, whip the egg whites with the whisk attachment until firm peaks form. Gently fold egg whites into the pumpkin mixture. Prepare waffles in well-greased waffle iron, greasing between each waffle, and using roughly a 1/3 cup of batter per waffle.

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2 thoughts on “Pumpkin Spice Waffles

  1. avril October 20, 2013 at 3:36 pm

    Ahhh there is nothing better than a pumpkin waffle! Comfort food at it’s best!! 🙂

    I am also a newbie at The Cake Slice Bakers and I look forward to baking along side you soon! 🙂

  2. spinthemeal October 20, 2013 at 4:00 pm

    Looking forward to baking along with you, too, Avril. It’s going to be a fun adventure!

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