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Coconut Cream Waffles with Pineapple Syrup | Tastes Better From Scratch
Coconut Cream Waffles with Pineapple Coconut Syrup
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Light and fluffy Coconut Cream Waffles with a homemade Pineapple Syrup take traditional waffles to a whole new level!

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Unit: cup, large, Tablespoon, teaspoon
Servings: 4
Calories: 690 kcal
Author: Lauren Allen
Ingredients
For the Waffles:
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs , yolks and whites separated
  • 2 cups canned unsweetened coconut milk (*see note below)
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup oil (vegetable or canola oil)
For the Pineapple Coconut Syrup:
  • 1 cup canned unsweetened coconut milk (*see note below)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple , chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons shredded sweetened coconut
Instructions
For the Waffles:
  1. In a large mixing bowl sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. 

  2. In another small mixing bowl combine the egg yolks, coconut milk, lemon juice, and oil; stir into dry ingredients. 

  3. Beat the egg whites with electric beaters until they form stiff peaks. Fold the whites into the batter, leaving a few fluffs. 

  4. Pour abut 1/3 cup of batter into greased waffle iron and cook until golden. 

  5. Serve with pineapple coconut syrup.

For the Pineapple Coconut Syrup:
  1. Add all ingredients to a medium saucepan. 

  2. Cook over medium high heat, stirring occasionally, until the mixture comes to a boil. 

  3. Once boiling, reduce heat and simmer for about 15 minutes, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until it thickens into syrup consistency. 

  4. Syrup will continue to thicken as it cools. Set aside. 

Recipe Notes

*You'll need about 2 (15oz) cans of quality coconut milk for this recipe. (Not LITE).

The nutrition facts do not include the syrup!

Nutrition Facts
Coconut Cream Waffles with Pineapple Coconut Syrup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 690 Calories from Fat 477
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 53g 82%
Saturated Fat 44g 220%
Cholesterol 81mg 27%
Sodium 476mg 20%
Potassium 539mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 46g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 10g 20%
Vitamin A 2.4%
Vitamin C 2.5%
Calcium 12.8%
Iron 37.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.