Bacon & Chopped Nut Waffles

Bacon & Chopped Nut Waffles

Bacon & Chopped Nut Waffles
Waffles are so versatile that you can prepare them however you want. But let us give you a hint -- you'll be hard-pressed to find a waffle recipe this darn good. Pecans and bacon are just the tip of the iceberg...
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4-6 servings

Ingredients

For the waffles

1/2 cup bacon, chopped

1/2 cup butter

3 egg yolks

1 cup milk

3/4 cup pecans, roasted

1 cup cornmeal

3/4 cup flour

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. baking powder

4 egg whites

For the syrup

12 oz. brown sugar

3/4 cup pecans, roasted

1/3 cup bourbon

1 tbsp. vanilla

 


Methods/steps
  1. To prepare the waffles, cook bacon and butter in a skillet until crisp.
  2. In a bowl beat egg yolks with the milk and then add the butter and bacon the yolk/milk mixture and chop the pecans.
  3. In a bowl combine pecans, cornmeal, flour, salt and baking powder. Stir dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.
  4. Beat egg whites until the reach the soft peak stage and then fold them into the batter.
  5. Cook waffles in a hot waffle iron until brown.
  6. To make the Bourbon syrup:
  7. In a saucepan bring the water and sugar to a boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Continue to boil without stirring until syrup thickens slightly and surface is shiny. Pour syrup into a serving bowl, and stir in pecans. Stir in whiskey and vanilla. Keep warm.
Additional Tips
Ready in 30 min

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