These Waffles with Caramelized Pear and Pecans make a wonderfully festive and filling breakfast!
Autumn Waffles With Pear Mille Feuille [Vegan]
For the Waffles:
- 1 1/2 cup Plant based milk
- 1 teaspoon Apple cider Vinegar
- 1/4 cup (melted above the steam) Avocado oil or Coconut oil
- 1/4 cup Maple syrup (you may add more if you like)
- 1 3/4 cups Gluten free flour blend (or gluten free flour of your choice)
- 1/2 cup Quinoa flakes
- 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt
- Grape seed oil (or oil of your choice)
Pear Mille Feuille:
- 2 Pears (this recipe used Bartlett)
- 1/2 cup Maple Syrup
- 1/2 lemon's worth of Lemon
- 1/4 cup (crushed) Pecans
- 1/2 teaspoon Pumpkin Spice
- pinch of Himalayan pink salt
For the Waffles:
- Mix the milk with vinegar and let it sit for 10min to activate and add maple syrup and coconut oil later. Blend all the dry ingredients in a separate bowl.
- When ready combine all together by mixing gently until smooth and let it sit for 10min. Preheat your waffle maker to a medium setting.
- When ready, lightly brush with oil. Fill your waffle maker measuring cup full and pour the batter in. After you receive signal, open the lid and careful remove with plastic thongs and spatula.
- When ready, serve right away with pear mille feuille (below).
For the Pear Mille Feuille:
- Slice your pears evenly into thin slices. Remove the bottom part.
- Blend the Maple syrup with lemon, pumpkin spice and salt. Heat up the frying pan and pour the mixture in the middle. Bring to a boil then turn down the heat very low.
- Dip each slice on both sides starting with the first one. After you dip the first one, place it on a flat surface (can be plate or tray). Sprinkle each slice with crushed pecans before you adding another slice. Repeat until you have your each pear completed.
- Scoop the caramelized mixture into a sauce pitcher. Pour caramel on waffles and sprinkle with crashed pecans.
Store them in preheated oven on 200F if you need to keep them warm longer. You can also freeze them if properly sealed in a freezer bag. That way you can have them ready when needed and heated in oven.