August 7, 2012

Easy 5-Minute Pumpkin Waffles


The girls had a sleepover last night.  They slept in pretty late, so when they woke they were famished and wanted breakfast right away.  I wanted to make them something delicious yet healthy that I could whip up quickly.  I hadn't intended for this experience to be blog fodder, but my little experiment in making quick pumpkin waffles turned out so well, that I wanted to share it.


I always keep a box of Trader Joe's Multigrain Baking and Pancake Mix in the pantry.  It's a great little versatile mix to keep around for when you're in a pinch. It was great to be able to grab the box from my pantry and have the pumpkin waffle batter ready five minutes later!



Easy Pumpkin Waffles

2 cups Trader Joe's Multigrain Baking Mix
1 cup lowfat milk
2 egg whites
3 Tablespoons oil
1/4 cup canned pumpkin puree
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon each ground ginger, cloves, nutmeg and allspice (or you can use a teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice)
1 Tablespoon brown sugar

Add all ingredients to a medium bowl and mix to combine with a wire whisk until smooth.  Pour into a preheated, greased waffle iron and bake according to manufacturers directions.  I use a VillaWare mini Belgian waffle maker; 1/4 cup batter on setting #5.  The recipe made 12 small waffles.

Enjoy!



7 comments:

  1. Oh my yumminess!! This looks absolutely delish! LOVE anything with pumpkin!!

    ReplyDelete
  2. You had me at 5 minutes but then there's the pumpkin thing and there goes Pavlov's dog. YUM! Cannot wait to try these! G+ and pinned just to cover all my bases :) Thanks for the yummy recipe.

    Amy*

    ReplyDelete
  3. Wow! Love the new look! It's very clean & fresh!

    And about these waffles...yum! It's so funny that you posted this today because I gave my son pumpkin spice frozen waffles last night and he loved them :)

    ReplyDelete
  4. It's almost breakfast time & I would love to have few of these beauties this morning :)

    ReplyDelete
  5. Hi Jenn
    Wowwwww you have a new look, I thought I was in the wrong place
    I LOVE IT - your blog looks GREAT now, really love this new look!!:):)

    As for the pumpkin waffles - I'd definitely would love to taste it as this is really new to me, But I love sweet thing as you know :)

    ReplyDelete
  6. I can't take much more of this....now I have to make these...today and I am not so sure about sharing. These look fabulous! :)

    ReplyDelete
  7. Hi Jenn,

    These waffles look amazing and I have the ingredients, I am off to try these! Thanks! Nettie

    ReplyDelete

ar campaignName = ""; var postLabels = $('.post-labels a'); var insertBefore = $('.post-footer'); //END CODE OPTIONS - DO NOT EDIT BELOW THIS LINE var labels=[];var label;var alternateLabel;var minposts=minimum-1;if(postLabels.length===1){label=postLabels.text().trim()}else if(postLabels.length>1){$(postLabels).each(function(){labels.push($(this).text().trim())});label=labels[Math.floor(labels.length*Math.random())];var labelLocation=labels.indexOf(label);if(labelLocation===labels.length-1){alternateLabel=labels[labelLocation-1]}else{alternateLabel=labels[labelLocation+1]}}if(label!==undefined){var title=$(".entry-title").text().trim();var labelCount=0;var alternateLabelCount=0;var matches=[];var url=$('link[rel="alternate"][title*="Atom"]').eq(0).attr("href");$.ajax({url:url,data:{"max-results":maxSearched,alt:"json-in-script"},dataType:"jsonp",success:function(e){$.each(e.feed.entry,function(t,n){if(e.feed.entry[t].category!==undefined){var r=[];for(var i=0;i=minposts){label=alternateLabel}$.each(e.feed.entry,function(t,n){if(e.feed.entry[t].category!==undefined){var r=[];for(var i=0;i'+s+''+s+"")}else if(matches.length'+s+''+s+"")}}}}});if(matches.length>=minimum){if(relatedTitle===true&&labelInTitle===true){insertBefore.before('")}else if(relatedTitle===true&&labelInTitle===false){insertBefore.before('")}else{insertBefore.before('')}matches.sort(function(){return.5-Math.random()});for(var t=0;t