Updated: Feb 10
Pancakes or waffles? Um, WAFFLES! More specifically these Sweet Potato Waffles...
After watching a few too many episodes of the show "Parks and Rec", I got hungry for waffles. I didn't feel like heading to a fictional JJ's Diner in my mind to get waffles, so making my own would have to do. The thing I wanted to create most from a waffle recipe was for it to be
After debating on whether to attempt at making banana waffles I decided to but down the banana phone and give sweet potatoes a try. I'm glad I did because these bad boys are decadent, crispy, and full of flavor!
These Sweet Potato Waffles are only 6 ingredients and incredibly easy to make. The sweet potato gives these waffles a nice golden color, while the warm spices add wonderful flavor. They are crispy on the outside and soft in the inside.
If you are like Leslie Knope on the show, dousing the waffles in whipped cream is a must, but fresh fruit and syrup work too. You can also make a simple chocolate sauce by whisking cocoa powder, milk, and a little bit of sweetener together until it is smooth!
These Sweet Potato Waffles are:
This is definitely one of my favorite breakfast recipes I have created and is perfect if you are eating a low sugar diet or refined sugar-free lifestyle. The natural sweetness of the baked sweet potatoes makes your forget that you didn't even have to put on maple syrup to call this meal complete.
Make sure to check out the video below on how to make them! (and some bad acting lol)
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