How to make it

  • Cook the bacon in a heavy skillet until crisp.
  • Transfer bacon to absorbent paper and let cool; set aside.
  • Pour off the bacon fat, return the skillet to medium heat and add pecans.
  • Toast, shaking the pan, until the pecans are evenly browned.
  • Transfer to a small bowl.
  • Prepare and heat a waffle iron.
  • Preheat the oven to 175 degrees.
  • Break the eggs, one at a time, into a medium bowl and beat vigorously with a whisk until smooth.
  • Fold in the mashed sweet potatoes, the milk and the butter.
  • Set aside.
  • Put the flour, salt, baking powder, sugar and the pepper, if using, into a small bowl and stir with a fork.
  • Add the flour mixture to the yam mixture quickly and stir briefly, just enough to moisten the flour. Do not overmix.
  • Cook the waffles according to the waffle iron instructions until lightly browned but not too crisp.
  • Transfer the cooked waffles to a plate and keep warm in the oven as you cook the remaining waffles.
  • To serve, put one or two waffles on individual plates and drizzle with maple syrup. Scatter toasted pecans and crumbled bacon on top and serve immediately.

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  • sweetwords 6 years ago
    wow, Wow, WOW! My 2-year-old loves waffles, so I'm thinking of buying a waffle iron soon - will definitely make this when I do!
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  • cheric 6 years ago
    These sound heavenly!!!! Can't wait to try!!! :)
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    " It was excellent "
    danadooley ate it and said...
    I think this will be Sunday brunch ;)
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  • kathye 6 years ago
    must try, oh yes....
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  • pleasantvalleycabins 6 years ago
    Oh I bet this is really good! Saved!
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  • peetabear 6 years ago
    that recipe sound very good ... I even have part of a cooked sweet potato in my refrig....
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  • jett2whit 6 years ago
    yummy, sounding really good!!
    jett
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