A savory apple bacon cheddar waffle with a luscious apple pie syrup! Breakfast for dinner tonight and I cannot wait to dig in!

Apple Bacon Cheddar Waffle

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6
A savory apple bacon cheddar waffle with a luscious apple pie syrup! Breakfast for dinner tonight and I cannot wait to dig in!

Ingredients

For the Waffles

  • 1 3/4 Cup Flour
  • 2 1/4 Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 2 Tablespoons Corn Starch
  • 3 Tablespoons plus 1 Teaspoon Sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Fine Sea Salt
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 1 1/2 Cup Buttermilk
  • 1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter melted and cooled slightly
  • 6 Slices Applewood Smoked Bacon cooked and chopped
  • 8 Slices Cheddar Cheese

For the Syrup

  • 1 Granny Smith Apple peeled and diced
  • 1 Teaspoon Olive Oil
  • 4 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Apple Cider
  • 1/2 Cup Buttermilk
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 3/4 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Karo Syrup
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda

Instructions

  • For the waffles
  • Heat a waffle iron.
  • In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, corn starch, sugar and salt.
  • In another bowl, whisk together the eggs, buttermilk and heavy cream.
  • Using a wooden spoon, stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until a few streaks of flour remain, but the batter is almost mixed together.
  • Add the butter and stir until just combined.
  • Important!! Allow to rest for 15-30 minutes.
  • Brush butter on both sides of the waffle iron.
  • Pour about 1/3 cup onto the iron, quickly add the sliced cheese and bacon crumbles then scoop and gently but quickly spread a little more batter over the top.
  • Cook per instructions.
  • Serve with syrup.
  • For the syrup
  • In a large pot (not regular saucepan) over medium heat, add the apples and oil and saute until soft, stirring occasionally, about 2 minutes.
  • Add the butter, buttermilk, cider, sugar, cinnamon and karo syrup.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the baking soda.
  • Place back on the burner and turn down to a simmer for 3 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  • Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Apple Bacon Cheddar Waffle
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 798 Calories from Fat 450
% Daily Value*
Fat 50g77%
Saturated Fat 28g175%
Cholesterol 205mg68%
Sodium 896mg39%
Potassium 461mg13%
Carbohydrates 67g22%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 34g38%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 1347IU27%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 453mg45%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.