Pumpkin-Pecan Waffles

Slathered with maple syrup or left alone to eat with your hand, these waffles are an incredible start to any autumn day.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups plus 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • ⅔ cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 5 Tbsp. pumpkin purée
  • 1 cup melted butter
  • ¾ cup chopped pecans, divided
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 1 cup whipped cream

Directions

  • Preheat waffle iron according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Combine the flour, salt, spices, and baking powder in a mixing bowl. Whisk to combine. Set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, beat 2 egg yolks (reserve egg whites) slightly with the sugar, then add vanilla, milk, pumpkin, and melted butter. Combine the flour mixture with the pumpkin mixture. Do not overmix.
  • In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites to stiff peaks. Fold egg whites and ½ cup pecans into the waffle batter.
  • Spoon batter into waffle iron and follow manufacturer’s instructions. Serve hot with syrup, whipped cream, and remaining pecans.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups plus 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • ⅔ cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 5 Tbsp. pumpkin purée
  • 1 cup melted butter
  • ¾ cup chopped pecans, divided
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 1 cup whipped cream

Directions

  • Preheat waffle iron according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Combine the flour, salt, spices, and baking powder in a mixing bowl. Whisk to combine. Set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, beat 2 egg yolks (reserve egg whites) slightly with the sugar, then add vanilla, milk, pumpkin, and melted butter. Combine the flour mixture with the pumpkin mixture. Do not overmix.
  • In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites to stiff peaks. Fold egg whites and ½ cup pecans into the waffle batter.
  • Spoon batter into waffle iron and follow manufacturer’s instructions. Serve hot with syrup, whipped cream, and remaining pecans.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories880
Total Fat53g
Saturated Fat27g
Cholesterol180mg
Sodium170mg
Total Carbohydrate93g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars47g
Protein11g