Sourdough Walnut-Pear Waffles

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Discovering sourdough was a very good thing. These waffles are some of our favorites! The sweetness of the pears and the crunch of the walnuts with a hint of ginger, topped with maple cream…it doesn’t get much better than this! You’ll want to give these a try.Ā 

And if you’re feeling very ambitious you can serve breakfast in bed. Not like I did or anything…just giving you that great idea! Haha.

I also wanted to give you a heads-up on this awesome cookbook that is about to be released by Cindy Mullett.

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Filled with delicious, healthy recipes. Ask me how I know? Because I was one of the lucky people that got to taste test a few of them! Go here:Ā http://www.themullettfamily.com/books/a-better-weigh-to-healthy/ to preorder your copy today!

Below is a sampling of the amazing recipes you will find in the new cookbook!

If that doesn’t make you want to order one I don’t know what will!

The recipe for the Sourdough Waffles is below. Enjoy the day!

(I revised this recipe from http://www.kingarthurflour.com)

Sourdough Walnut-Pear Waffles

  • Servings: 6-8
  • Time: Overnight+15 min
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup sourdough starter
  • Mix well and cover with plastic wrap, set at room temperature overnight.
  • 2 eggs, beaten till smooth
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/4 cups walnuts, chopped very fine
  • 1-2 pears, pealed and grated (if you add too much pear they will be soggy)
  • ground ginger to taste
  • Fold in remaining ingredients. Heat waffle iron and grease. Fill with approx. 1/2 cup waffle mixture. Cook until lightly browned. Remove from iron and repeat with remaining batter.
  • Serve with maple syrup and whipped cream sweetened with maple syrup. Top with thin slices of pear.

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