Sunday, May 2, 2010
Learn Your Lesson- "Banana's Foster'ish Belgium Waffles"
Nw, after reading so many great tutorial, some including recipes; I found myself getting hungry and decided to make my daughter's favorite Banana Foster-ish Belgium Waffles. As I was melting the butter to carmelize the banas, I was inspired to share this recipe with you!
The Belgium Waffle part is purely Food Network, you can find this portion of the recipe HERE- it has a few more steps than I once used, but the whipping of the egg whites, makes the lightest, fluffiest Waffles I've EVER had!
You could also just do the banana part of the recipe to accompany pancakes or french toast....I've been thinking of palying with it for banana bread as well.....it's so yummy, you'll want to find other uses for it too, I bet!
Banana's Foster Inspired Topping
1 Ripe Banana
2-3 T Butter
1/4 C Brown Sugar
Pinch of Nutmeg
Pinch of Cinnamon
Handful of Coarsely Chopped Pecans
Begin by melting the butter (I always start with 3 Tablespoons and add more if necessary- the goal here is to create a caramel sauce to coat the bananas and pecans). Mix in the brown sugar and add the cinamon and nutmeg; once the mixture is bubbling, you can add the banana's and pecans. Allow it to cook down about 15-20 minutes or until the bananas have mostly broken down.
Make your waffles or whatever you plan to top with the bananas and get ready for a deliscious breakfast!
BTW, I'm aware that Banana's Foster doesn't usually have pecans, but in my opinion, they just improve on all the elements of this recipe!