Thursday, November 25, 2010

Pumpkin Waffles

I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving... a day to give thanks for family, friends, and spandex pants!

In case you have any leftover pumpkin puree from your holiday baking (or perhaps you just need a hearty pre-shopping breakfast to gear up for Black Friday?) here is a delicious recipe for pumpkin waffles.


"The Ultimate" Pumpkin Waffles

• 1/4 cup light brown sugar
• 3 Tbsp. cornstarch
• 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
• 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
• 1/2 tsp. salt
• 1 3/4 tsp. cinnamon
• 2 tsp. ginger
• 1/4 tsp. cloves
• 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
• 2 large eggs
• 1 cup whole milk
• 1 cup canned solid-pack pumpkin
• 4 Tbsp. butter, melted and warm

Lightly oil the waffle iron with vegetable oil, and set it to the desired temperature.

Combine brown sugar and cornstarch in a large bowl. Whisk together to break apart the cornstarch. Add the remaining dry ingredients, and whisk to blend.

Separate eggs - yolks go in a medium sized bowl and whites get set aside in a smaller bowl.  Add pumpkin and milk to the egg yolks. Whisk to blend and set aside.

Whip egg whites with a hand mixer on high until stiff peaks form – about 1 1/2 – 2 minutes. Set aside.

Pour melted butter into the yolk/milk/pumpkin mixture. As you pour, whisk to combine.

Add the pumpkin mixture to the dry ingredients, and mix them together until just combined. A little lumpiness is fine. That will smooth out when the egg whites are added.

Slide the whipped egg whites out of the bowl and onto the mixture you just prepared. Gently fold them in until no white bits are obvious.

Once the waffle iron is heated, you’re ready to pour the batter and follow manufacturers instructions (or your taste preference) for cooking.

Recipe from Pumpkin Waffles blog


  1. Looks and sounds divine! I bet a dollop of maple whipped cream would be delicious on top!

  2. Visionary AND just in the knick of time! I have some leftover homemade pumpkin puree and was going to make a second pie. This sounds like a great way to keep the seasonal flavors going in a totally different way. Thanks for the timely and clever post!

  3. Yum! No reason to let the leftovers go to waste. Thanks for sharing.

  4. what a delicious blog! here is so many inspirations!

    have a nice time,


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