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Baked Caramel Apple Waffles with Crumb Topping Recipe

Baked Caramel Apple Waffles with Crumb Topping

Baked Caramel Apple Waffles with Crumb Topping 

This recipe was totally inspired by Paula Dean. She has a recipe for a killer, Baked French Toast Casserole with Maple Syrup. This is where the inspiration came from. Thank you darlin’! She’s one of my foodie heroes. I love the woman. She reminds me of the women in my family, on my dads side. One day I would like to meet her. Yeah, it’s on my bucket list. :)

This dish could easily pass for breakfast or dessert. If serving for dessert, may I suggest a la mode style?! Bring. It. On. Baaaby. Whoops, forgot for a moment I was watching my calories. :(

Don’t let the ingredients list/directions fool you, this was easily put together!

Ingredients

  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 2 boxes (11.6 oz.) each Eggo thick & fluffy – cinnamon brown sugar waffles
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup 1% milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • pinch of allspice
  • sprinkle of salt

Caramel Apple Topping

  • 3 large granny smith apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 cup butterscotch caramel topping + extra for drizzling the crumb topping.

Crumb Topping

  • 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup salted butter

Directions

  1. Spray a 3 qt. baking dish with non-stick cooking spray, set aside.
  2. Arrange 10 Eggo waffles in your baking dish, in two rows, overlapping each one. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs,  1 1/2 cups heavy cream, 1/2 cup 1% milk, 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg, pinch of allspice, sprinkle of salt. Pour this mixture over the waffles, making sure that each waffle is covered evenly. If needed spoon some of the mixture into the waffle indentations. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours or until the waffles soak up most of the milk/egg mixture. You may have a bit of the milk/egg mixture left over in the bottom of the baking dish, this is okay.
  3. Using the same large bowl that you used for the milk/egg mixture let’s make the caramel apple topping by combining diced apples, 1/3 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg, 1/4 teaspoon allspice and 1/2 cup butterscotch caramel topping; stir. Set aside.
  4. Once waffles have absorbed most of the milk/egg mixture, remove from the refrigerator. Spread caramel apple topping over the waffles.
  5. Let’s make the crumb topping. In the same large bowl, combine 1 cup flour, 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1/2 cup salted butter, mix together with a fork or pastry blender to make pea sized crumbles. Top caramel apple topping with crumb topping. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F. oven for 45 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and drizzle generously with butterscotch caramel topping. Serve as is or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.

Baked Caramel Apple Waffles with Crumb Topping Recipe
 
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Baked Caramel Apple Waffles with Crumb Topping Recipe
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Ingredients
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 2 boxes (11.6 oz.) each Eggo thick & fluffy - cinnamon brown sugar waffles
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1½ cups heavy cream
  • ½ cup 1% milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • pinch of allspice
  • sprinkle of salt
  • Caramel Apple Topping
  • 3 large granny smith apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon allspice
  • ½ cup butterscotch caramel topping + extra for drizzling the crumb topping.
  • Crumb Topping
  • 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup salted butter
Instructions
  1. Spray a 3 qt. baking dish with non-stick cooking spray, set aside.
  2. Arrange 10 Eggo waffles in your baking dish, in two rows, overlapping each one. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, 1½ cups heavy cream, ½ cup 1% milk, 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract, 1 tablespoon sugar, ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg, pinch of allspice, sprinkle of salt. Pour this mixture over the waffles, making sure that each waffle is covered evenly. If needed spoon some of the mixture into the waffle indentations. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours or until the waffles soak up most of the milk/egg mixture. You may have a bit of the milk/egg mixture left over in the bottom of the baking dish, this is okay.
  3. Using the same large bowl that you used for the milk/egg mixture let's make the caramel apple topping by combining diced apples, ⅓ cup sugar, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg, ¼ teaspoon allspice and ½ cup butterscotch caramel topping; stir. Set aside.
  4. Once waffles have absorbed most of the milk/egg mixture, remove from the refrigerator. Spread caramel apple topping over the waffles.
  5. Let's make the crumb topping. In the same large bowl, combine 1 cup flour, ½ cup brown sugar and ½ cup salted butter, mix together with a fork or pastry blender to make pea sized crumbles. Top caramel apple topping with crumb topping. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F. oven for 45 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and drizzle generously with butterscotch caramel topping. Serve as is or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.

 

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Disclaimer Eggo supplied the tools needed to create the recipes show above and a stipend.

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Princess themed parties are a common occurrence in our house since we have 3 girls. I took my girls to the new Disney film Cinderella. They LOVED it, and I did too. My 7 year old has already informed me that she would like a Cinderella princess themed party for her 8th birthday party. SO it is time to start gathering ideas (easy ideas are my favorite lol) so I will be ready for her birthday in a few months.

For more ideas be sure and follow our Cinderella Party Ideas  board on Pinterest.  You might also like our Frozen Party Ideas post if you have Disney Frozen fans in your house.

cinderella barkSupplies Needed:
• Light Blue Candy Wafers
• Bright Blue Candy Wafers
• Bright White Candy Wafers
Blue Sixlets
Silver Pearlized Sugar Sprinkles

Other Supplies Needed:
Wax Paper
Microwave Safe Cup or Bowl
• Mixing Spoons
A Cookie Sheet

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1. This step not necessary but makes clean up SO much easier. Line a cookie sheet with wax paper with the wax side facing up.
2. Get 3 bowls to melt your chocolate in, you will want to melt them in different bowls. I guess you could wash the same bowl 3 times… it is up to you.
3. Choose which color will be your “base” and melt that one first in the microwave for 30 seconds, stir and repeat until the chocolate is melted.
4. Pour your melted chocolate onto your wax paper and spread evenly across the wax paper using a spoon to make a nice thick base layer that is even thickness across.
5. Melt your next color using the same method in step number three. BUT instead of spreading it you will now drizzle this color on top of your base color so the base color can still be seen.
6. Repeat step number five using your final color of candy wafers. HURRY on to the next step as you chocolate still needs to be warm in order for the balls and sprinkles to stick.
7. Place your blue sixlets on top of the melted chocolate. If your chocolate hardens, the sixlets will not stick.
8. Sprinkle your silver sugar sprinkles over the top again ensuring they stick to the chocolate.
9. Place the cookie sheet into the refrigerator for 1-2 hours until the chocolate has completely hardened.
10. Once it is cool, take the edge and snap a piece off.  OR you can use the backend of a spoon to break the chocolate bark into smaller pieces.

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You will need

  • Pudding Cups
  • 1 oreo of every cup (crushed)
  • 1 Peep for every cup
  • Starbursts (orange)
  • Rips Candy (green)

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Banana Pecan Lime Cake

I was looking for a way to use up my bananas that had turned brown and decided to alter my apple cake recipe and use bananas and lime instead.  It turned out great, even the kids liked it. If you find you do not have enough bananas to make the recipe you can make up the difference with apple sauce or chopped apples.

Dry Ingredients

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Wet Ingredients

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  • 1 cup oil
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Start out by mixing your dry ingredients together and set them aside.  In a large bowl you will want to add your  sugar, oil, eggs and milk  cream them till they are well blended.  Add in your dry ingredients one cup at a time.  Stir on medium speed for 2 minutes.  Fold in your vanilla, lime, bananas and nuts.  Pour batter onto a greased pan, and spread in an even layer, bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes till toothpick comes out clean.  If you bake in a 9×13 dish increase cooking time to 30-35 minutes.  Allow to cool, then frost.

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  • 2-3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Let your cream cheese soften (or you can toss it in the microwave for about 15 seconds if you are in a hurry). Cream the cream cheese and sugar, add vanilla and lime.  Add milk till desired consistency is achieved.  Wait for cake to cool and frost.  Enjoy

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