Saturday, May 19, 2012

Caramel Applebutter Waffles

Nothing like a rainy morning to send me into the kitchen to create a sweet breakfast.




                         Caramel Applebutter Waffles

   1 3/4  cups flour
   2 1/4  tsp baking powder
   2 1/2  tsp sugar
   1/2  tsp salt
   3 large eggs, separated
   1 1/2  cups milk
   1/2  cup caramel applesauce


Whisk all dry ingredients in a large bowl.  Add in milk, egg yolks and
caramel apple butter.  Beat egg whites until light and fluffy.  Gently fold
in egg whites.  Bake in waffle maker per manufacturers instructions.



                          Caramel Apple Butter

3 lbs apples, peeled, cored and diced
1/4 cup water
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp ginger
25 caramel candies (about 1 ounce)

Put chopped apples into a crockpot with water and lemon juice. Cook until apples are tender. Puree apples in a food mill or food processor.

Add sugar and bring to a low boil. Add spices. Add in caramels and stir well.



                            Cinnamon Syrup

1 cup light corn syrup
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup water
1 tsp cinnamon
1 dash nutmeg
1 cup evaporated milk

In a large saucepan, mix together corn syrup, sugar, water and spices. Bring to a boil for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit for 5 minutes. Stir in evaporated milk. Serve warm
.