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Sweet Potato Waffles Recipe
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Sweet Potato Waffles Recipe

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Cardamom and pecans really make the flavor of these special sweet potato waffles stand out. I make them when I have leftover sweet potatoes. —Mickey Turner, Grants Pass, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 cup cold mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • Maple syrup, optional

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 554 calories, 34g fat (14g saturated fat), 185mg cholesterol, 507mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 4g fiber), 13g protein

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, cardamom and salt. In another bowl, whisk the egg yolks, sour cream, sweet potatoes, milk and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in pecans.
  2. In a small bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into batter. Bake in a preheated waffle iron according to manufacturer's directions until golden brown. Serve with syrup. Yield: 10 waffles.
Originally published as Sweet Potato Waffles in Taste of Home December/January 2009, p29


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roni20886
Reviewed Mar. 21, 2016

"My family loves these waffles. I also use 1 teaspoon of Cinnamon, 1 teaspoon of Allspice and 1 teaspoon of pure Vanilla extract. Much more flavor......."

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chilipower
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013

"I had high hopes for this recipe. However, the batter was too thick for waffles and the flavor was sorely lacking. Wont be making this recipe any time soon."

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shaunaj68
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2013

"My whole family loved them. My son and husband do not like sweet potato but they both enjoyed these waffles. I served them with smoked salmon and warm brie."

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joy2bmom
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2012

"My family loved this (kids age 10 & under)! I substituted cinnamon & nutmeg for the cardamom & coconut oil for the butter, and skipped the pecans (my kids like nuts plain, but not usually in things). Turned out great & I'd make them again."

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JennMooney
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2011

"Very yummy! I used pumpkin in place of sweet potatoes and replaced the cardamon with Cinnamon and Nutmeg. Will defiantly try with sweet potatoes next time!"

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Wasfat
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2011

"This is definitely tomorrow's breakfast."

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pjdossett
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2011

"Definitely delicious! We love these!! Make them frequently!"

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ghttogrl
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2011

"Yum!! My family loves them! I often use canned pumpkin instead of sweet potatoes."

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micheleclow
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2011

"These were very plain tasting. They didn't taste bad, but didn't have much taste at all. I will try a different recipe."

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moisarah
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2010

"The batter was very thick. A little complicated for a waffle recipe. I think this recipe would taste even better with dried cranberries instead of pecans."

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