Sweet Potato Waffles
Recipe from Parents

Sweet potatoes do double duty when mashed into a batter for homemade waffles the morning after Thanksgiving.


Sweet Potato Waffles

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Servings: 6
Serving size: 3  waffles
Yield: about 18 4-inch square waffles
Total Time: 40 mins
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Ingredients
  •  
    Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 1/2  cups 
    all-purpose flour
  • 1   tablespoon 
    baking powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 2   tablespoons 
    packed brown sugar
  • 1   tablespoon 
    ground ginger
  • 1   tablespoon 
    grated orange zest
  • 3   
    eggs, separated
  • 1   cup 
    mashed sweet potato
  • 4   tablespoons 
    unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 1/2  cups 
    milk
Directions
Make It:

1.
Heat a waffle iron according to manufacturer's instructions and coat with nonstick cooking spray.
2.
In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, ginger, and zest.
3.
In a small bowl, mix together the egg yolks, sweet potato, butter, and milk until thoroughly combined.
4.
Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients, pour in the liquid ingredients and stir to combine. The batter should be thick but pourable.
5.
In a separate bowl, whip the egg whites until stiff and gently fold them into the batter until barely blended; don't worry about a few streaks of white.
6.
Cook the waffles according to the directions on your waffle iron. If you don't have an indicator light, you can tell the waffles are done when they release easily from the iron and are browned and crisp on the outside. Serve immediately.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 312, Fat, total (g) 12, chol. (mg) 131, sat. fat (g) 6, carb. (g) 43, Monosaturated fat (g) 3, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 2, sugar (g) 11, pro. (g) 9, vit. A (IU) 8843, vit. C (mg) 8, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 2, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 77, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1, sodium (mg) 453, Potassium (mg) 307, calcium (mg) 283, iron (mg) 3, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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