Holiday Spiced Waffles with Eggnog Syrup

December 24, 2020
Created by Chef Casey Bowthorpe
20 minutes
Serves 4-6
  • Waffles
  • 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp freshly ground nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups eggnog
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) melted butter
  • 3 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 Tbsp almond or vanilla extract
  • Syrup
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup eggnog
  • 1 tsp vanilla

To make the waffles, in a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Set aside.

In another medium bowl, whisk together eggs, eggnog, melted butter, maple syrup, and extract until smooth and well combined.

Next, fold liquid into dry ingredients just until combined.

Heat a waffle iron and pour recommended amount of batter in hot iron according to manufacturer’s directions. Cook until golden and crispy on outside.

To make the syrup, in a saucepan over medium heat, add butter, sugar, and eggnog and cook until mixture starts to boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.