Waffles are a superior breakfast food. It’s just a fact. They have little pockets for butter and syrup, they’re perfect with fried chicken, and there are so many different ways you can make them.
One of my favorite waffle recipes comes from AllRecipes.com, and it’s for bananas foster Belgian waffles. The dark rum-flavored caramel sauce, the bananas, the pecans… there’s nothing not to love.
Here’s how to make them. Don’t say I didn’t warn you when I say they’re addicting…
For the waffles:
- 2 tsp. white sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3 eggs
- 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 1/3 cups milk
- 1/3 cup melted butter
- 2 tsp. baking powder
- 1/4 cup butter
For the sauce:
- 2/3 cup brown sugar
- 2 tsp. dark rum or rum extract
- 2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1/4 cup whole pecans
- 1/2 cup pancake syrup
- 3 bananas, cut into 1/2 inch slices
- Preheat a waffle iron. Whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, white sugar, and salt in a bowl; set aside.
- Whisk together the eggs, 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract, and milk in a bowl. Stir in the melted butter and flour mixture until a slightly lumpy batter forms.
Cook the waffles in the preheated iron until steam stops coming out of the seam, about 2 minutes.
- Meanwhile, melt 1/4 cup of butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the brown sugar, rum extract, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, and cinnamon. Bring to a simmer, then…