Banana Waffles with Coconut Syrup
The newest waffle flavor for this week is….banana! These waffles remind me of the banana pancakes I had a few year ago in Kauai, served with coconut syrup and macadamia nuts. We’ll be going back to Kauai soon, and I can’t WAIT!! (Just had to rub that in. We NEVER take vacations….)
In a perfect world, I would have used macadamia nuts too, but all I had were pecans. These smelled absolutely amazing while they were cooking, but I was the only one who actually liked them. Who doesn’t like banana waffles and coconut syrup?! My two Picky Apples, that’s who. Admittedly, they were a little floppy (somewhat remedied by toasting in the toaster), and I will definitely cut back on the banana next time. But don’t let that stop you from trying these. Great flavors in both the waffles and the syrup!
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon white sugar
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 2 ripe bananas, mashed
- nuts, shredded coconut, and sliced bananas for topping (optional)
Combine flour, white sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. In a separate bowl, mix together egg, milk, vanilla, vegetable oil and bananas. Stir flour mixture into banana mixture; batter will be slightly lumpy. Preheat waffle iron. Pour or scoop the batter onto the waffle iron, using approximately 1/3 cup for each waffle. Cook until golden brown on both sides; serve hot. (You can also make them crispier by toasting them in the toaster before serving.) Top with Coconut Syrup, nuts, sliced bananas and shredded coconut, if using.
recipe by me!
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1/2 cup coconut milk
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch (optional)
Combine all ingredients in a small pot and bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Serve warm with Banana Waffles.