Pumpkin is such a popular seasonal ingredient for baking that it’s easy to overlook sweet potatoes. Sweet potato waffles are a delicious way to kick off Thanksgiving breakfast or brunch on any fall day. Bake a few sweet potatoes you have on hand for Thanksgiving, or use canned sweet potatoes from the pantry.
Make this recipe with whole wheat flour to boost the fiber, or swap in all-purpose flour to keep picky eaters happy. Give everyone in your household a quick, hearty breakfast that sneaks in this full-flavored vegetable with sweet potato granola waffles.
•1 large sweet potato baked (swap with canned if you don’t have on hand)
•1 ½ cup milk (select based on your dietary preference soy, almond, coconut etc.)
•2 tablespoons melted butter
•3 tablespoons light brown sugar
•½ teaspoon salt
•1 teaspoon vanilla extract
•1/8 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
•1/8 teaspoon of cinnamon
•1 cup whole wheat flour (can swap with all-purpose flour)
•2 teaspoons baking powder
•Warm maple syrup for serving
•Cosmopolitan granola for serving
1. Blend sweet potato in a blender or food processor with eggs, milk, vanilla, butter and all spices until well incorporated.
2. Pour mixture into a bowl and add flour and baking powder. Mix until just combined.
3. Grease the waffle-maker and pour ¾ cup of batter, depending on the size of your waffle-maker.
4. Cook sweet potato waffles until golden brown.
5. Top with Cosmopolitan granola and maple syrup. Enjoy!