Peanut Waffles With Butterscotch Sauce

During the 1930s, waffles were popular to serve as dessert, topped with fruit and cream. Waffles are now served more for breakfast, topped with sweet fruit, nuts, sauces, and syrups, than for dessert. These light waffles are ideal any time of day.

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  • Yields: 12 (4-inch) waffles
  • Start to Finish: 30 mins
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Peanut Waffles With Butterscotch Sauce
1 3/4
tablespoons granulated sugar
tablespoon baking powder
teaspoon salt
slightly beaten egg yolks
1 3/4
cups milk
cup cooking oil
Margarine or butter (optional)
recipe Butterscotch Sauce
Fresh or frozen berries (optional)
  1. In a mixing bowl stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. In another bowl combine the egg yolks, milk, and oil; stir into dry ingredients all at once, stirring just until combined but still slightly lumpy. Stir chopped peanuts into batter. Set aside. In a small bowl beat egg whites until stiff peaks form (tips stand straight). Gently fold egg whites into batter, leaving a few fluffs of egg white. Do not overmix.
  2. Pour about 1 cup of batter onto grids of a preheated, lightly greased waffle baker. Close lid quickly; do not open during baking. Bake according to manufacturers directions. When done, use a fork to lift waffle off grid. Repeat with remaining batter.
  3. Serve hot with margarine or butter, if desired, and Butterscotch Sauce. if desired, top with berries. Makes 12 (4-inch) waffles.
Butterscotch Sauce
1 1/4
cups packed brown sugar
cup light-colored corn syrup
cup milk
cup margarine or butter
  1. In a medium saucepan combine brown sugar, corn syrup, milk, and margarine or butter. Bring just to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes. Serve warm. (Refrigerate any remaining sauce; reheat in saucepan over low heat.) Makes about 1-2/3 cups.
Nutrition Facts (Peanut Waffles With Butterscotch Sauce)
    Per serving:
  • 375 kcal cal.,
  • 18 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat,
  • 39 mg chol.,
  • 279 mg sodium,
  • 50 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 6 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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