Pecan Sour Cream Waffles with Banana and Pecan Syrup
3 eggs - separated
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup melted unsalted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup sour cream
1-1/2 cups flour
1/2 ground lightly toasted pecan pieces
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1 cup pecan pieces
1/2 cup Maple syrup
4 medium bananas, peeled and cut into ½ inch slices
Directions:Beat the egg yolks in a large bowl. Beat in the milk, vanilla and sour cream.
Combine flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder in a bowl. Add dry ingredients into egg mixture and beat well. Add in the melted butter
Beat egg whites until soft peaks form, being careful not to make them too dry. Carefully fold into batter.
Bake in Belgian waffle maker according to manufacturer’s directions.
To make syrup:
In a sauté pan, add 1/2 cup butter and the pecan pieces. Cook, stirring occasionally, until pecan pieces are light golden and fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the banana slices and cook until light golden and soft, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the maple syrup and bring to a simmer. Serve with the warm waffles.