With the weather cooling, it’s the perfect opportunity to spend some time in the kitchen to try out fun recipes and create special moments with family and friends. Pancakes and waffles provide deliciously easy ways to make mornings memorable at the breakfast table with those you love.
Regardless of what you have going on during the day, a warm stack of pancakes or waffles can bring everyone to the table. Putting together a delicious, crowd-pleasing stack doesn’t have to be a big to-do with recipes like Butter Pecan Waffles and Banana Walnut Pancakes. You can make breakfast the highlight of your family’s day with just a handful of ingredients in each recipe that offer a warm, comforting twist to a breakfast time favorite. These pancake and waffle creations are delicious and easy enough to become go-tos for nearly any occasion.
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Butter Pecan Waffles
Yield: about 6 waffles (4 inches each)
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 cup Pearl Milling Company Original Pancake & Waffle Mix
3/4 cup milk, plus additional if necessary, divided
Pearl Milling Company Syrup, for topping
toasted pecans, for topping (optional)
To make browned butter: In small skillet over low heat, place butter. Increase heat to medium-low, stirring butter with heat-proof spatula. Cook and stir until butter reaches desired brown color. Remove from heat and stir in pecans.
Place pancake mix in large bowl. Add 3/4 cup milk, egg and browned butter. Stir until large clumps of batter disappear. If batter seems too thick, add additional milk 1 tablespoon at a time to reach desired thickness. Let batter stand 4-5 minutes before cooking.
Pour batter into lightly greased waffle iron. Bake until steam stops or as directed by waffle iron instructions. Top with syrup and toasted pecans, if desired.
Banana Walnut Pancakes
Yield: about 20 pancakes
2 cups Pearl Milling Company Original Pancake Mix
1 1/2 cups milk
2 tablespoons oil
2 bananas, mashed
Homemade Whipped Cream:
1 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons sugar
1 banana, sliced, for topping
2 jars (5 ounces each) walnuts in syrup
24 ounces Pearl Milling Company Syrup
Place skillet over medium heat.
In large bowl, stir pancake mix, milk, eggs, oil and mashed bananas.
Spread 1/4 cup pancake batter on skillet. When pancake begins to bubble, use spatula to flip. Cook until golden brown on each side. Repeat with remaining batter.
To make whipped cream: In small bowl, whip heavy cream and sugar until thickened.
Top pancakes with homemade whipped cream, banana slices, walnuts and syrup.
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