This sweet potato waffles recipe makes perfectly crisp, healthy waffles, and tops them off with an amazing sweet and tangy pomegranate syrup. From EatingRichly.com

This sweet potato waffles recipe makes perfectly crisp, healthy waffles, and tops them off with an amazing sweet and tangy pomegranate syrup. You’ve got to try it to believe it!

SWEET POTATO WAFFLES RECIPE: HOLIDAY BREAKFAST

This sweet potato waffles recipe makes perfectly crisp, healthy waffles, and tops them off with an amazing sweet and tangy pomegranate syrup. From EatingRichly.com

There is something about a special, one of a kind, breakfast that makes a holiday morning feel magical. While this sweet potato waffles recipe could work for a birthday, or Valentine’s Day, I think it’s especially perfect for a Christmas breakfast.

This sweet potato waffles recipe makes perfectly crisp, healthy waffles, and tops them off with an amazing sweet and tangy pomegranate syrup. From EatingRichly.com

You can even make the waffles and syrup in advance, and simply toast the waffles in the oven on Christmas morning.

This sweet potato waffles recipe makes perfectly crisp, healthy waffles, and tops them off with an amazing sweet and tangy pomegranate syrup. From EatingRichly.com

I had the kids help me make the waffle batter earlier in the week. It’s full of healthy ingredients like whole wheat flour and pureed sweet potato.

This sweet potato waffles recipe makes perfectly crisp, healthy waffles, and tops them off with an amazing sweet and tangy pomegranate syrup. From EatingRichly.com

The egg whites are whipped separately and folded into the batter to help make the the waffles crispy on the outside, with fluffy tender insides.

This sweet potato waffles recipe makes perfectly crisp, healthy waffles, and tops them off with an amazing sweet and tangy pomegranate syrup. From EatingRichly.com

Once the kids went to bed, I cooked the batter in the waffle iron (We love the Waring waffle iron, and it makes two at a time!), and let the waffles cool while I boiled the pomegranate syrup. Then the syrup and waffles went into the fridge, ready to surprise the kids bright and early.

This sweet potato waffles recipe makes perfectly crisp, healthy waffles, and tops them off with an amazing sweet and tangy pomegranate syrup. From EatingRichly.com

The waffles are easy to toast right on the oven rack at 350 degrees. Once they’re warm, you can top them off with some whipped cream, pomegranate syrup, and a sprinkling of pomegranate seeds.

This sweet potato waffles recipe makes perfectly crisp, healthy waffles, and tops them off with an amazing sweet and tangy pomegranate syrup. From EatingRichly.com

SWEET POTATO WAFFLES RECIPE: POMEGRANATE SYRUP

This sweet potato waffles recipe makes perfectly crisp, healthy waffles, and tops them off with an amazing sweet and tangy pomegranate syrup. From EatingRichly.com

You may want to let your kids try some pomegranate juice before you turn it into syrup. I did not think to do that, and just called it pomegranate syrup. Well Corban was expecting it to be completely sweet like maple syrup, and was a bit surprised by the tartness.

This sweet potato waffles recipe makes perfectly crisp, healthy waffles, and tops them off with an amazing sweet and tangy pomegranate syrup. From EatingRichly.com

Fortunately, once he got past the surprise, he really liked it.

This sweet potato waffles recipe makes perfectly crisp, healthy waffles, and tops them off with an amazing sweet and tangy pomegranate syrup. From EatingRichly.com

He also figured out that I thought the faces he made were hilarious, so made some more for me. Camera ham!

This sweet potato waffles recipe makes perfectly crisp, healthy waffles, and tops them off with an amazing sweet and tangy pomegranate syrup. From EatingRichly.com

Meanwhile Larkin, just kept happily eating, and sharing with her baby doll.

This sweet potato waffles recipe makes perfectly crisp, healthy waffles, and tops them off with an amazing sweet and tangy pomegranate syrup. From EatingRichly.com

Do you have a favorite breakfast tradition for a special holiday? We’d love to hear about it in the comments!

This sweet potato waffles recipe makes perfectly crisp, healthy waffles, and tops them off with an amazing sweet and tangy pomegranate syrup. From EatingRichly.com

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SWEET POTATO WAFFLES RECIPE WITH POMEGRANATE SYRUP

This sweet potato waffles recipe makes perfectly crisp, healthy waffles, and tops them off with an amazing sweet and tangy pomegranate syrup. From EatingRichly.com
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Sweet Potato Waffles Recipe with Pomegranate Syrup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

This sweet potato waffles recipe makes perfectly crisp, healthy waffles, and tops them off with an amazing sweet and tangy pomegranate syrup. Adapted from Food.com.

Course: Breakfast
Servings: 5 round waffles
Author: Diana Johnson
Ingredients
Sweet Potato Waffles
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour whole white wheat or pastry
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 eggs separated
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup pureed cooked sweet potato
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted
  • 2 teaspoons fresh orange zest
Pomegranate Syrup
  • 1 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1/4 cup honey
Toppings
  • whipped cream
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
Instructions
  1. In large bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, cinnamon and cloves

  2. In separate bowl, whisk together egg yolks, milk, sweet potato, butter, and orange zest.

  3. Pour wet ingredients over dry ingredients then stir together until just moistened.

  4. In a bowl with electric mixer, beat egg whites until soft peaks form; add sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.

  5. Gently fold egg whites into batter, then pour batter onto a heated nonstick, lightly greased, waffle iron.

  6. Cook until golden brown according to your waffle iron manual. Usually when waffle stops steaming.

  7. To make the syrup, mix pomegranate juice and honey in a saucepan and boil until reduced by half. You can serve it hot, or let it cool to thicken even more.

  8. Top waffles with whipped cream, pomegranate syrup, and fresh pomegranate seeds.

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