Introduction:
Indulge in a delightful breakfast experience with our special recipe for Berry and Maple Pecan Waffles. These waffles are a perfect fusion of fluffy waffle goodness, the sweetness of ripe berries, and the nutty crunch of pecans, all drizzled with a luscious maple syrup. This breakfast treat will leave your taste buds singing and your mornings feeling extraordinary. Whether you’re cooking for a special occasion or simply want to elevate your everyday breakfast, these waffles are sure to impress.

History:
Waffles have a rich history dating back to ancient Greece, but they became popular in the United States during the 18th century. Over time, waffles have evolved into a versatile breakfast dish enjoyed worldwide. Our Berry and Maple Pecan Waffles bring a modern twist to this classic, combining traditional waffle batter with the vibrant flavors of fresh berries and the richness of maple syrup.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries)
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • Maple syrup, for drizzling
  • Cooking spray or extra melted butter for greasing the waffle iron

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the Waffle Iron:
  • Begin by preheating your waffle iron according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  1. Prepare the Dry Ingredients:
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  1. Mix the Wet Ingredients:
  • In another bowl, beat the eggs and then whisk in the buttermilk, melted butter, and vanilla extract.
  1. Combine Dry and Wet Mixtures:
  • Pour the wet mixture into the dry mixture and stir until just combined. Be careful not to overmix; a few lumps are okay.
  1. Add Berries and Pecans:
  • Gently fold in the mixed berries and chopped pecans into the waffle batter.
  1. Cook the Waffles:
  • Lightly grease the preheated waffle iron with cooking spray or melted butter.
  • Pour an appropriate amount of batter onto the hot waffle iron (usually about 1/2 to 3/4 cup, depending on the size of your waffle iron).
  • Close the waffle iron and cook according to the manufacturer’s instructions until the waffles are golden brown and crisp.
  1. Serve and Garnish:
  • Carefully remove the waffles from the iron and place them on serving plates.
  • Drizzle with maple syrup and add extra berries and pecans for garnish, if desired.

NUTRITION FACTS:

Serving SizeCaloriesTotal FatSaturated FatCholesterolSodiumTotal CarbohydratesDietary FiberSugarsProtein
1 waffle38015g6g95mg520mg53g4g11g9g

Conclusion:
Our Berry and Maple Pecan Waffles are a mouthwatering delight that combines the classic charm of waffles with the freshness of mixed berries and the nutty richness of pecans, all kissed by the sweetness of maple syrup. This recipe is perfect for a special brunch or to make any morning feel extraordinary. Enjoy the harmonious blend of textures and flavors in every bite, and share this delightful breakfast treat with your loved ones for a memorable start to the day. Your taste buds will thank you!