Banana-Pecan Waffles

Makes: 8 waffles at 36 cents each. Prep: 20 minutes. Cook: 3 to 4 minutes per waffle.

Banana-Pecan Waffles
Yield: 8 waffles Prep 20 mins Cook 3 mins to 4 mins per waffle

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 small banana
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • Toppings (optional): Butter, maple syrup, sliced bananas, chopped pecans

Make It

1. Heat nonstick Belgian or standard waffle iron.

2. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in large bowl.

3. Beat together banana and eggs in medium-size bowl. Beat in butter, buttermilk, vanilla and pecans.

4. Make well in center of flour mixture. Add banana mixture to well, stirring quickly, just until blended.

5. Coat waffle iron with cooking spray. Spoon slightly rounded 1/3 cup batter for each 4-inch waffle onto hot iron, quickly spreading to cover entire surface. Cook following manufacturer's instructions.

6. Serve waffles hot with an assortment of desired toppings.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 245, Fat, total (g): 11, chol. (mg): 66, sat. fat (g): 4, carb. (g): 31, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 6, sodium (mg): 218, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.