3 eggs separated
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
8 Tablesppons or 1 stick of butter unsalted melted
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon of salt and 2 pinches of kosher salt
3 Tablespoons of gradulated sugar
1 cup of brown sugar
1/4 cup maple syrup
8 Tablespoons of butter cut in cubes
1 cup toasted chopped peacans
In a large bowl whisk egg yolks and buttermilk together.and then add the melted butter. and vanilla. In another bowl mix cinnamon, baking powder, flour, and baking soda and the 1/4 teaspoon of salt and the gradulated sugar. The add to the wet mixture.
In another bowl beat egg whites until they form a stiff peak. Using a rubber spatula fold 1/2 egg whites into the batter then add the rest.
In a frying pan over medium heat combine brown sugar, maple syrup, and the cubes of butter, and 2 pinches of salt. Heat mixture, stirring when the butter melts. Continue to cook until syrup is smooth about 4 minutes, then stir in pecans. Remove from heat. Poor over your cooked waffles. Makes about 8 servings depending on the size of your waffle maker. This recipe seems like a lot of work, but it is so worth it.