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Waffles!

Hello again!

A few of you have requested my sugar-free waffle recipe, so here it is. My waffle iron is really terrible but it managed to cook these all the same. I would love to get IMG_0613a really good waffle maker but some of them are upwards of 200 yoyo’s. So for now my 4 in 1 party grill will have to do. This batter can be kept in the fridge for up to a week, just give it a gentle stir before each use.

The key to getting the perfect waffle texture (crispy on the outside, light and fluffy on the inside!) is to not over beat the batter. Don’t worry too much about lumps in the batter as you wont notice them once the waffles are cooked! You should always beat the egg whites separately and add to the mixture at the end. I use a tbsp of maple syrup but if you like you can use a tbsp of caster sugar.

What you will need;IMG_0651

2 eggs, separated

2 cups of plain flour

1 3/4 cups of milk

1/2 cup of melted butter

1 tbsp maple syrup/caster sugar

4 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp salt

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

zest of an orange

Turn on your waffle iron and allow to heat up for at least 10 mins. Add flour, baking powder, salt and orange zest together. Mix egg yolks, milk, vanilla extract, maple syrup and melted butter in a separate bowl. Add both mixtures together gently, without over beating. Whisk up you egg whites until they turn to snowy peaks. Fold egg whites into batter mixture being careful not to beat out the air.

 Each waffle iron differs when it comes to the amount of batter and cooking time, so check your own machines manual as it should give you more specific instructions on cooking. Mine took about 10 mins to cook and I used 1/2 cup of batter per waffle plate. Another great tip I got was to wait until all the steam is gone before opening your waffle maker. Once cooked, I cut them into squares for L and long fingers for baby I. I also dipped hers in the yogurt I mixed up that morning! L had some honey and raspberries on his! 

I’m going to try to experiment with gluten-free and savoury versions when I get a chance, so stay tuned! Hope you and your little ones enjoy!

Bye for now!

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2 thoughts on “Waffles!

  1. Inspired to get a (basic) waffle iron & give these a whirl, not sure I made them right, should the batter be loose & ‘pourable’ or like mine, a bit thick & gloopy ☺️

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    1. If you over mix the batter they can become a bit “tough” it happened to me on my first go. You just have to be really careful not to overwhisk them. They should be thick but still pourable iykwim?

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