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Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

Reminiscent of the outstanding pecan waffles from The Camellia Grill, New Orleans.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To make the preserves: add the peach preserves and bourbon to a small saucepan; warm over medium heat; set aside.
  2. To make the waffles: chop ¾ cup pecans in a food processor until they are uniformly fine.
  3. Add the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, and salt; continue processing until the mixture forms a fine meal.
  4. Transfer to a bowl; whisk in the egg yolk one at a time, followed by the milk and melted butter.
  5. In another bowl, beat the egg whites with an electric mixer until stiff but still glossy.
  6. Heat a greased waffle iron; fold in egg whites into the batter.
  7. Cook the waffles one at a time, following the directions from the waffle iron manufacturer; they should be crisp and brown when done.
  8. Serve the waffles individually as they are ready or hold them briefly in a warm oven until all are finished.
  9. Sprinkle each with a portion of the remaining pecans and accompany them with softened butter and warm Bourbon-Peach Preserves.