Pumpkin Waffles with Apple Cider Syrup
makes 6 servings
For the waffles:
  • 2½ cups flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
For the syrup:
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 2 tablespoons butter (optional, but oh so good)
  1. Preheat your waffle iron.
  2. Combine the flour and the ingredients through the brown sugar in a mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, stir together the pumpkin, milk and egg yolks. Whip the egg whites in a separate bowl until soft peaks form.
  3. Stir the flour mixture and the melted butter into the pumpkin mixture until just combined. Gently fold in the egg whites, about one-third at a time, stirring until incorporated. Cook waffles according to manufacturer's instructions.
For the syrup:
  1. Stir together the sugar, cornstarch, and cinnamon in a saucepan. Add the apple cider. Cook over medium heat until the mixture starts to boil; boil until mixture thickens. Remove from heat and stir in 2 tablespoons butter, if desired.
adapted from All Recipes
Recipe by Kitchen Meets Girl at https://kitchenmeetsgirl.com/pumpkin-waffles-with-apple-cider-syrup/