Sweet Potato Pecan Waffles


These are special treat in our house! Try substituting pumpkin puree or canned yam puree for the sweet potatoes for tasty variations. Top with warmed pecan syrup or our favorite, vanilla yogurt.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
6 waffles


  • 1 cup canned sweet potato puree

  • 3 egg yolks

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 ½ cups cake flour

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ¼ cup chopped pecans

  • 3 egg whites

  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted

  • 2 tablespoons pecans, chopped


  1. Stir together flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, nutmeg, and 1/4 cup pecans.

  2. Mix sweet potato puree, egg yolks, and milk in a large bowl until well combined. Add flour mixture, and mix well.

  3. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold 1/4 of the egg whites into batter. Lightly fold remaining whites and melted butter into the batter.

  4. Cook in a hot waffle iron. Garnish with more chopped pecans.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

338 Calories
14g Fat
44g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 338
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 121mg 40%
Sodium 753mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 220mg 17%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 257mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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