You are here: Home » Recipes » Sweet Potato Pecan Waffles with Praline Peaches Sweet Potato Pecan Waffles with Praline Peaches Recipe by Canned Food Alliance Yield 12 servings With puréed, canned sweet potatoes in the batter, these delicious waffles are rich in flavor and loaded with the antioxidant beta carotene. PrintEmail Ingredients 1/2 cup finely chopped toasted pecans, divided1 tablespoon brown sugar1 (15-ounce) can sweet potatoes or yams in light syrup, not drained1/2 cup 2% milk2 cups buttermilk waffle mix2 large eggs, separated2 (15-ounce) cans light sliced peaches, or sliced peaches in juice, not drained1 tablespoon honey Instructions Heat a medium skillet over medium heat for 1 minute. Add 2 tablespoons chopped pecans and brown sugar. Stir until sugar melts and coats the nuts; be careful that they do not burn; set aside. Purée sweet potatoes with their liquid and milk in a blender until smooth; set aside. Preheat a non-stick waffle iron. Mix waffle mix, sweet-potato mixture and egg yolks in a large bowl until well combined. Stir in the remaining, uncooked pecans; set aside. Beat egg whites in a clean bowl with a whisk until they hold a shape, and fold into the waffle batter; set aside for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, strain juice from peaches into a large skillet then set peaches aside. Stir honey into juice, and boil over high heat until lightly thickened, about 5 minutes, stirring often. Stir in peaches and reserved sugar-glazed pecans; keep warm. Lightly coat the interior of the preheated waffle iron with cooking spray. Pour about 1/3 of batter onto the hot waffle iron and cook until puffed, brown and crisp, according to manufacturer’s directions. Repeat with remaining batter. Serve immediately with peach topping.