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Carrot Cake Yogurt Waffles

Males 4 large waffles

Ingredients

For the waffles:

  • 1 1/2 cups Stonyfield vanilla yogurt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded carrots diced
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans plus more for topping
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg

For the glaze:

  • 1/2 cup Stonyfield vanilla yogurt
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 oz cream cheese softened

Instructions

  • In a large bowl add your wet ingredients: eggs, yogurt, carrots,  and orange zest.  Mix well.
  • In another large bowl add the dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Mix well.
  • Carefully add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Mix until combined.
  • Stir in raisins and pecans.
  • Set bowl aside for 5-10 minutes while the waffle maker heats up.
  • Turn your waffle maker on to medium heat.
  • Once the waffle maker is ready, spray inside top and bottom with non stick spray.
  • Using a ladle, add batter to cover the entire inside bottom waffle iron.
  • Close the waffle maker and cook until ready, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove to a plate and repeat with remaining batter. You should have enough to make 4 large waffles.
  • Meanwhile, make the yogurt glaze.
  • In a medium mixing bowl add yogurt, powdered sugar, and cream cheese.
  • Beat with a mixer on low until creamy and smooth.
  • To serve: add a warm waffle to a plate.
  • Drizzle the yogurt glaze all over the top and then add chopped pecans.
  • Serve and enjoy.