August 24th is National Waffle Day and National Banana Split Day is August 25th.

This year, we’ve combined the two into one fun recipe: Banana Split Waffles. The waffle becomes the split banana.

Prep time is 10 minutes, total time 25 minutes. A round waffle maker is required. Thanks to Krusteaz for the recipe.

But first:

  • The History Of The Banana Split
  • The History Of Waffles
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    RECIPE: BANANA SPLIT WAFFLES

    Ingredients For 4 Servings

    For The Waffles

  • 3 cups Krusteaz Belgian Waffle Mix (or substitute)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
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    For The Fillings

  • Chocolate or other dessert sauce
  • Nuts: pecans or walnuts (ideally toasted)
  • Strawberries or other berries
  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Optional: maraschino cherry, whipped cream
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    [1] If you don’t have banana boats, a bowl will do (photo courtesy Krusteaz).

    All Clad Waffle Maker
    [2] In addition to the “banana split,” a round waffle maker enables you to fold the waffles, taco style, to hold the fillings (photo courtesy All-Clad).

     
    Preparation

    1. PREHEAT the waffle iron. To toast the nuts, preheat a dry, heavy skillet over medium heat, add the nuts and toast for 1 to 2 minutes, or until they’re golden brown and give off a rich, toasty fragrance. Stir constantly for even toasting. Remove from the pan to cool.

    2. WHISK all the waffle ingredients together in a medium bowl. The batter will be slightly lumpy.

    3. POUR the batter onto the prepared waffle iron. Cook for 3-4 minutes until the waffles are golden brown, or according to the waffle iron directions.

    4. FOLD the waffle into a small bowl and add the fillings.
     
     
    MORE BANANA SPLIT FUN

  • Banana Split Party Bar
  • Banana Split Sushi
  • Deconstructed Banana Split
  • Grilled Banana Split
  • S’mores Banana Split
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