Bacon Maple Waffles

Bacon Maple Waffles Recipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro
Bacon and maple are a natural match—maybe why many people dip bacon into their pancake syrup. In this recipe, crumbled bacon is cooked into maple-sweetened waffles, so every bite contains that classic pairing. If you're using a Belgian waffle maker, spread about 1/2 cup batter per waffle onto the waffle iron, and you'll get about 8 waffles.

Yield:

5 servings (serving size: 2 waffles and about 1 tablespoon syrup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 411
Caloriesfromfat 25 %
Fat 11.4 g
Satfat 5.3 g
Monofat 3.7 g
Polyfat 1.1 g
Protein 12.9 g
Carbohydrate 64.5 g
Fiber 1.4 g
Cholesterol 149 mg
Iron 3.7 mg
Sodium 754 mg
Calcium 284 mg

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour (about 9 ounces)
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
3 tablespoons maple syrup
2 tablespoons butter, melted
4 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
3 large eggs, lightly beaten
Cooking spray
1/3 cup maple syrup

Preparation

1. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Place flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl; stir with a whisk. Make a well in center of mixture. Combine milk, 3 tablespoons syrup, butter, bacon, and eggs, stirring with a whisk. Add milk mixture to flour mixture; stir just until moist.

2. Preheat a waffle iron. Coat iron with cooking spray. Spoon about 1/3 cup batter per waffle onto hot waffle iron, spreading batter to edges. Cook 4 to 5 minutes or until steaming stops; repeat procedure with remaining batter. Serve waffles with 1/3 cup syrup.

Note:

Barbara Lauterbach,

March 2008
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