Banana Nut Buttermilk Waffles

6:05 PM

Week day breakfasts are super simple around here, either toast, cereal or oatmeal, but weekends I try to make something special.

This morning I whipped up a batch of Banana Nut Buttermilk Waffles from my Kitchenaid Best-Loved Recipes cookbook. They are SO good!

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Banana Nut Buttermilk Waffles

3/4 cup walnuts or pecans
2 cups flour
1/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 eggs, separated
2 cups buttermilk
2 very ripe bananas, mashed (about 1 cup)
4 tablespoons butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla


Toast walnuts in medium nonstick skillet over medium heat 5 to 8 minutes until fragrant, stirring frequently. Transfer to plate to cool; chop and set aside.

Lightly spray waffle iron with nonstick cooking spray; preheat according to manufacturer's directions.

Meanwhile, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Beat egg yolks in medium bowl. Add buttermilk, mashed bananas, butter, vanilla and wanuts; mix well.

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Stir buttermilk mixture into flour mixture just until moistened.

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Beat egg whites in bowl of electric stand mixer on high until stiff but not dry. Fold egg whites into batter.

Pour 3/4 cup batter into waffle iron; bake 4 to 5 minutes or until golden.

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Serve with syrup and banana slices. Garnish with additional walnuts.

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3 comments

  1. Those look very scrummy Sandra!! I can almost taste them!

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  2. Have some bananas at home, just waiting from them to get ripe to try this recipe! Thanks for sharing!

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