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Sweet Potato Waffles
From Statesboro Market2Go
<p>This cozy waffle recipe uses locally grown sweet potatoes, stone ground flour, and farm fresh eggs and dairy! Please consider leaving a picture or comment if you decide to try this recipe!</p>Source: www.foodnetwork.com (modified slightly) (Entered by Ariana Giddens)
Serves: 4 waffles
1 1/2 cups Sweet potatoes (peeled and cubed)
2 cups All purpose flour
1 table Baking powder
1/2 teaspoon Salt
6 Egg whites
1 cup Milk
1/4 cup Brown sugar
1/4 cup Butter (melted)
1 tablespoon Grated orange rind
Vegetable spray for the waffle iron
Butter for topping (optional)
Pecans for topping (optional)
Honey for topping (optional)
Whipped cream for topping (optional)
A good cup of coffee to accompany your breakfast
Step by Step Instructions
- Steam the sweet potato cubes for about 20 minutes. Mash the steamed potatoes with a fork and set them aside.
- In a separate bowl, whisk the flour, baking powder, and salt together. Set this mixture aside.
- Combine the sweet potatoes, milk, brown sugar, butter, and grated orange rind. Add the flour mixture to the sweet potato mixture. Make sure they are thoroughly combined.
- Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form, then fold them into the batter 1/3 at a time.
- Working in batches, scoop the batter onto a greased waffle iron and cook for about 5 minutes per waffle. You can use whatever toppings and sides you like, these are just a few suggestions!
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