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Pecan Waffles With Roasted Pecan and Banana Syrup

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“I have always loved pecan waffles and Emeril's version fits the bill. If I don't have pecans, I substitute ground oatmeal, which is great, too.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl combine flour, pecans, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  2. In another bowl beat the egg yolks and vanilla slightly.
  3. Beat the milk and 1/2 cup melted butter into the egg mixture.
  4. Fold the flour mixture into the egg mixture.
  5. Stir until combined yet still slightly lumpy.
  6. In a small bowl beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  7. Gently fold beaten egg whites into batter, leaving little fluffs of egg whites.
  8. Pour 1 cup batter onto grids of a preheated, lightly greased waffle iron.
  9. Close lid quickly: do not open during baking.
  10. Bake according to the manufacturer's directions for the waffle iron.
  11. In a saute pan, melt the remaining 2 tablespoons butter.
  12. Add the pecan pieces and saute until golden, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  13. Add the banana slices and syrup and bring the liquid to a simmer.

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