Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
Makes16 (4-inch) waffles
- 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
- 1/2 cup light corn syrup
- 1/4 cup pineapple juice
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 large eggs, separated
- 1 cup whole milk
- 1/4 cup butter, melted
- 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, well drained
- 1/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut
- 1/4 cup chopped macadamia nuts
- Additional chopped macadamia nuts, toasted, optional
- In a large saucepan, combine the first five ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, until sauce begins to thicken, 12-15 minutes; set aside.
- In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Combine egg yolks, milk and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until combined. Stir in pineapple, coconut and nuts. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into batter (batter will be thick).
- Preheat waffle maker. Fill and bake according to manufacturer's directions. Serve with pineapple sauce and additional nuts if desired.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 446 calories, 14g fat (8g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 495mg sodium, 76g carbohydrate (43g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.
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Oct 26, 2018
Oh helllll naaaaaaahhhh. Waffle batter should never be "firm". I made this sounded delicious. But i added 1 more cup of milk when i realized it was horribly firm. And the waffles STILL ended up nearly HARD. SO the flavor was amazing but u must tinker with this recipe. do not indulge as is. Idk what the author was thinking. They may have forgotten a key ingredient such as OIL or WATER but i am VERY DISAPPOINTED
Feb 7, 2018
read that hawaii is a great place-lovely greenery-there was a serial called hawaii-5-0 .I used to see some 36-38 years back-isnt hawaii the place where the Indian coral trees certain things are used to meke leis-its called parijaat in india hindi language-there is a building close to a dermatologist I visited in palakkad called parijaat buildings-am writing from palakkad-kerala-India-southern India,also have recently made a friend in hawaii-just want to say I called to say I love you-anyway wonderful recipe-thanks.
Jan 13, 2013
These were so fantastic -- sweet, flavorful, easy -- thanks for such a fun alternative to regular waffles!
May 7, 2012
ince I already had commercially made pineapple ice cream topping in the fridge, I didn't make the topping listed, just added coconut to ours. Due to nut allergies, I subbed rice krispies for the nuts. They give a nutty flavor and crunch. I made Belgian waffles, and got 4 nice sized ones.
May 17, 2011
These waffles were awesome! My husband loved them! I am not a fan of flaked coconut, so I substituted 1/4 cup cream of coconut instead and they were perfect!