I am so excited that it has finally cooled off enough in LA to get all fall inspired with recipes. While it’s not quite scarf and boots weather here yet, I know we have all embraced the slightly cooler weather and have been busy in the kitchen baking. One of the things I love about fall in all the pumpkin recipes. When I was growing up during fall we always had pumpkin bread around. A loaf would easily get devoured in a day around the house. The smell of pumpkin anything baking is just such a great smell and really rings fall for me. So today we have another way for you to utilize one of falls most favorite ingredients: Pumpkin Spiced Waffles. I really love waffles and realized that I don’t really make waffles that much, but this recipe will be sure to change that. This really is such a perfect fall breakfast recipe. You can also check out McCormick.com for more fall inspired recipes that are just as good! Enjoy and stay warm!-Teri
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Pumpkin Spiced Waffles
- ½ cup pumpkin puree
- 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 ½ teaspoons McCormick Pumpkin Pie Spice
- 1 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Ground Ginger
- 1 cup all purpose flour
- 1 ½ tablespoons light brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 cup buttermilk
- ¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled
- 1 large egg, lightly beaten
- nonstick spray
- Place pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice and ginger in a mixing bowl and whisk together. Set aside.
- In another mixing bowl whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
- Add the buttermilk, butter and egg to the flour mixture. Stir together with a fork until mixture comes together and no dry spots remain.
- Stir pumpkin mixture into the waffle batter until well combined.
- Set waffle iron to desired temperature. Once heated, lightly spray the top and bottom with nonstick cooking spray. Pour ⅓ cup of the batter into the center of the waffle iron and press. Once desired doneness has been achieved, transfer waffle to a baking sheet and repeat until all batter has been used.
- Serve with softened butter and maple syrup.
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Thank you, Jenny! I’ll look for that Cuisinart waffle maker and remember your advice when I try making these waffles. :0)
This recipe looks amazing! I had a waffle maker years ago and it was just disastrous. I’ve been meaning to get a new one and try making waffles again. Do you have any suggestions for waffle makers? Or even what to look for when searching for one?
Cuisinart makes a great one…and it’s affordable! Also don’t forget not overfill the waffle well…bc I did that for the longest time and always ended up with the biggest mess. :)
I love boot and sweater weather and pumpkin waffles! Great photos!
Oh my! I have had a craving for waffles lately and these look delicious!
Lissa @ The Flourishing Baker
One of my favorite times of year! Couldn’t imagine not enjoying the cool weather while seeing all the foliage change around me.
These waffles look yummy! Won’t say no to pumpkin anything!
Yes waffles! I really need to pul out my waffle iron and give these a try. Maybe we’ll have them for Thanksgiving brunch! That actually sounds really good, now that I think of it. Forget turkey!
Millie l Add A Little
These look amazing and I love the colours!
yum!! these waffles look perfect for a cool fall morning
Waffles are always good…especially when someone else makes them perfectly just for me!! ;))