Are you bored of ordinary waffles?Try this fun twist and see how they get transformed into a whole new level. Great alternative to coffee cakes and less time consuming than an ordinary cake and tastes just as delicious.
Waffle banana and nut coffee cake
½ cup whole wheat flour
½ cup all-purpose unbleached flour
2 table spoons corn starch
1 teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup plus 2 table spoons whole milk
2 large eggs
1 table spoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
For butterscotch suryp: ¾ cup sugar, 2 table spoons water, 1 table spoon light corn syrup, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, ½ teaspoon vanilla extract, ¼ cup milk, 1 table spoon unsalted butter, pinch of salt
½ cup toasted walnuts and ½ cup toasted pecans
For cream: ½ cup heavy whipping cream, ¼ cup sugar, ½ teaspoon vanilla
2-3 bananas (sliced into circles)
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1. Sift together all the dry ingredients in one bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs with milk, vegetable oil and vanilla.
2. Mix wet ingredients with the dry just until just combined.
3. Preheat and grease waffle maker according to manufacturer's instructions. Pour in about 2-3 table spoonful of batter for each waffle. Cook for about 3 minutes until golden brown. (will make 5 small round waffles).
4. To make butterscotch syrup: combine sugars and water in a small saucepan and heat over medium high heat without stirring until the mixture reaches caramel stage and looks amber color, quickly stir in milk and unsalted butter, vanilla, cinnamon and pinch of salt. Set aside to cool.
5. Grind nuts in a food processor. Whip heavy cream with sugar and vanilla until stiff.
6. To assembly cake, lay one waffle on a plate, spoon some butterscotch syrup over the entire surface of the waffle, then heaping spoonful of ground nuts, spread with whipped cream and arrange bananas over the top. Put another waffle on top and repeat the same steps until the last waffle. Drizzle the very top of the cake with remaining syrup and nut crumble.