Splendid Spoon

Pumpkin Churro Waffles

I’m in breakfast heaven when it comes to these Churro style pumpkin waffle!

“Light, fluffy, melt-in-your mouth pumpkin waffles coated in buttery cinnamon sugar and drizzled with a cream cheese glaze”

Add a few halloween sprinkles or crushed walnuts and you have yourself one fun and yummy Halloween style waffle i’m sure your family will love.

Ingredients
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, divded
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed

FOR THE CINNAMON SUGAR

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

FOR THE CREAM CHEESE GLAZE

  • 1/4 cup whipped cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
Directions
  1. Preheat a waffle iron to medium-high heat. Lightly brush the top and bottom of the waffle iron with 2 tablespoons melted butter.
  2. To make the cinnamon sugar, combine sugar, brown sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
  3. To make the cream cheese glaze, combine cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar, milk and vanilla in a small bowl until smooth; set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice and salt; set aside.
  5. In a large glass measuring cup or another bowl, whisk together buttermilk, pumpkin, eggs, brown sugar and remaining 4 tablespoons butter. Pour mixture over dry ingredients and stir using a rubber spatula just until moist.
  6. Pour a scant 1/3 cup of the pumpkin mixture into the waffle iron, close gently and cook until golden brown and crisp, about 4-5 minutes. Working quickly, coat each waffle with cinnamon sugar.
  7. Serve immediately, drizzled with cream cheese glaze.
Let us know how you like it!

We found this delicious recipe from Damn Delicious and wanted to share it with you.

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