Sunday, July 21, 2013

Banana Waffles with PB Syrup for #SundaySupper



The story goes, when my mother was preggers with my sister, she ate hot dogs.  Consequently, my sister loves hot dogs.  When my mother was preggers with me, she had PB and nana sammies.  So...yeah.  They are my crack.  Not tasted like Elvis.  Actually, I've never had it toasted from what I can remember.  It's always been plain bread with PB and bananas.  No honey.  No jelly,  Just PB and nanas.  Simple.

Sometimes for a snack, I will grab a banana, the jar of peanut butter, and a spoon.  Yup.  I'd spoon PB on the banana and then take a bite.  Repeat until banana is gone.  Oh.  My.  Goodness that is good!


This is not your usual Jiff, Smuckers, or Skippy.  It's not even Planters, though that's pretty darn good.  It's Kraft.  Have I told you about my long time addiction to this pb?  No?  Well, it started when I was in high school.  Let me back up a bit...


My mother is from Canada.  When my sister came home from her first year of college, we planned a trip across Canada to meet up with various cousins and what have you.  That is when I first was introduced to this addictive spread.  They were giving out samples at the restaurant like jelly packets at a HoJos.  And thus began my addiction.  And now I see there are many other flavors.  *sigh*  It is torture.  I cannot purchase these items here.  I would probably be as big as a house if I could.  I could eat my weight in this crack.


I can't quite put my finger on why this is so much better than any other peanut butter.  It's not as sweet.  It has a very peanutty flavor.  Even the lite isn't like the Jiff RF or the Smuckers.  They're gritty and just icky.  But the Kraft lite is as smooth and as creamy as the regular stuff.


Due to all of these elements of my culinary history and upbringing, I find all ways, shapes, and forms to marry these two delectable flavors.


I have been buying 2 bananas each week in case we have smorgasbord fruit salad for dessert.  Sometimes we do, sometimes we don't.  If we don't, then I have to toss the bananas in the freezer by the next weekend as they've started turning and I don't want them to completely spoil


This means I have about 8 bananas in the freezer.  I wasn't limiting myself to 2 bananas previously, but I am now.  For those that don't now, when you're bananas start to brown, and you're not ready to cook with them just yet, toss them in the freezer.  Oh yes.  And there's this 2 ingredients ice cream recipe that's hit the blogosphere like wild fire.  Meh.


Anyway.  I put mine in the freezer to use later in baked goods.  They're easy to mash and easy to use in recipes after they've been frozen and thawed.  I pinch t=-he top off and then squeeze out the thawed banana.  Just make sure you pinch the seed end about 1 inch from the bottom so you don't get the bitter seed.  ICK.


When a large number starts to accumulate, that means it's time for me to make something.  Today it was banana waffles for #SundaySupper.  Yes.  Banana waffles with peanut butter syrup for supper.  Heck. They could even be dessert!  They're sweet and tasty.  #NOMS!



Preheat a waffle iron until hot.  In a large mixing bowl, beat the bananas with the yogurt, sugar and egg substitute until well blended. Add buttermilk and set aside.



In a small mixing bowl, combine flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and cloves. Stir with a whisk to combine. Set aside.



In a medium mixing bowl, whip the egg whites until stiff peaks form.



Add the flour mixture to the milk mixture and combine until just blended.



Blend in 1/3 of the egg whites into the batter until blended. Fold in remaining egg whites until just blended.



Spray the waffle iron with cooking spray or lightly coat with butter. Pour 1/3 cup of batter onto each side of the waffle iron and book 5 to 7 minutes or until steam is not longer coming from the waffle iron.



Combine maple syrup and peanut butter in a microwave safe bowl and heat on high 30 seconds. Stir well with a whisk.  Serve waffles topped with the syrup.

Enjoy!



Banana Waffles with Peanut Butter Syrup

Recipe by A Kitchen Hoor (@flowerfroggirl)







Yield: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 1/2 cups mashed banana
  • 1 1/2 cups fat free buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1/4 cup fat free yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
Cooking Directions
  1. Preheat a waffle iron until hot.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat the bananas with the yogurt, sugar and egg substitute until well blended. Add buttermilk and set aside.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, combine flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and cloves. Stir with a whisk to combine. Set aside.
  4. In a medium mixing bowl, whip the egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  5. Add the flour mixture to the milk mixture and combine until just blended.
  6. Blend in 1/3 of the egg whites into the batter until blended. Fold in remaining egg whites until just blended.
  7. Spray the waffle iron with cooking spray or lightly coat with butter. Pour 1/3 cup of batter onto each side of the waffle iron and book 5 to 7 minutes or until steam is not longer coming from the waffle iron.
  8. Combine maple syrup and peanut butter in a microwave safe bowl and heat on high 30 seconds. Stir well with a whisk.
  9. Serve waffles topped with the syrup.
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34 comments:

  1. I love PB on my waffles, but have just used a plain ol' frozen box of waffles...I will have to try homemade!

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  2. Those sound excellent! I've always put peanut butter on my waffles and then add syrup. I've never thought of mixing them before hand! Yumm!

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  3. What a fun recipe!!! And cute post ;-)

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  4. I'm always looking for a way to use of those "freeze before they're bad" bananas. This is perfect!

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  5. Yum! I love it! What a great breakfast!!! I am so craving waffles right about now!

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  6. Ahhhhhh...the pb syrup is calling my name!

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  7. Peanut butter and banana is one of my favorite combos.

    Waffles are one of my favorite breakfast foods.

    I may have just tried to lick my screen

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  8. Are we twins? My favourite pb is Kraft (I am from Canada), however you can't get it in the US and I've been here 15 years! Maybe we should order a palette or something and just split it and live in peanut butter heaven. My relatives think I'm a weirdo for asking for them to mail me Shreddies and peanut butter all the time.

    Dear Kraft, why you so stingy with your peanut butter? Ship it international or at least let Amazon carry it!

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  9. (I also have to point out it used to come in a jar in the shape of a BEAR. YES. It was amazing. I'm sad you missed out on that part).

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  10. I love the story behind your PB love. I'm totally addicted to PB too- I have 5 different jars of nut butter at home. A little crazy? Maybe. I actually made banana waffles with chia seeds last week and they were amazing! Great minds think alike, huh?

    xo, Hima
    Hima Hearts

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  11. Peanut butter and maple syrup is so the best combo ever! Love these waffles.

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  12. I love this combination too! I'll have to ask my mom if she ate a lot of pb and bananas when she was preggo, because I sure have an addiction! That pb syrup is calling my name!

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  13. A perfect combo..especially for breakfast :) looks yummy!

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  14. Ah-MA-zing. I could go for a whole bottle of that syrup

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  15. I bet my pb lovin' crew would love your waffles and your syrup! I need to start tossing my bananas in the freezer...I never think to do that with just one :)

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  16. We have breakfast for dinner all the time as well. my nephews love it. Your banana waffles look great. Thanks for the recipe.

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  17. I have a slight addiction to peanut butter and bananas also :) Your recipe looks like a great way to start the day!

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  18. I love banana and peanut butter together! For a snack (or sometimes dinner) I'll toast bread, spread peanut butter on thick and add sliced bananas for a sammich. My fave! I've never thought of combining these flavours in a waffle (what is wrong with me?!?!?!) so thanks for the inspiration. Do they now sell Kraft peanut butter where you live? Devastating! It's what I've eaten my entire life. I have a giant tub of it at home right now. You need to get your Canadian friends to ship it to you ;)

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  19. Reason 1,256,237 why I need to buy a waffle iron. ...maybe I should just go ahead and get one already?

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  20. O...M...G! Two of my favorite things in the world are bananas and peanut butter, so I KNOW I would love these!

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  21. Peanut butter and banana is always a great combination. That syrup sounds delish!

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  22. The peanut butter syrup sounds like such an interesting treat to top your waffle! I mean, I love peanut butter and banana already, so it makes perfect sense!

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  23. You mean, you don't have to peel the bananas before tossing them into the freezer? Whoa...
    Thanks for linking up to the Get Inspired Weekend Blog Hop. :)

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  24. These look delicious! Thanks for linking them up on the Get Inspired hop!!

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  25. This sounds like it would be an immediate hubby favorite! He loves pb & banana! Thanks for sharing at Sweet & Savory Saturdays #24!

    ~Amber @ Dessert Now, Dinner Later!
    http://www.dessertnowdinnerlater.com

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  26. Oh my, that does look delicious!
    I am visiting and from The Blog Train Hop today.
    Great site :)
    x
    Natalie
    Marigolds' Loft

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  27. So delicious!! I'm pinning this right away! I'm stopping by from the Wicked Good Wednesday link up :)

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  28. Banana Waffles sound wonderful! Mmmm.... Gotta make those! Thank you for hopping on board The Great Blog Train! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

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  29. If my husband finds out about this recipe, I will never be allowed to make "regular" waffles again. :) Maybe I'll try it on his birthday coming up! Thanks for the awesome recipe.

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  30. Breakfast is my favorite meal, and I definitely want to try peanut butter syrup! Thanks for linking up at Submarine Sunday!

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  31. YUM! My husband doesn't like peanut butter and I LOVE it!
    Thanks for sharing at The Creative Home & Garden Hop. Come on over and link up your latest creation!

    http://back2basichealth.blogspot.com/2013/08/creative-home-garden-hop-4.html

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  32. I have never had peanut butter syrup but now I need to! This looks so yum! Thank you for sharing at All Things Pretty! Pinning to my breakfast board.

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  33. These look fabulous! It's no wonder they were the most clicked at Wicked Good Wednesdays! Thanks for sharing! Be sure to share again today and see your feature!

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