mother’s day buttermilk waffles

A busy day here, my sweet kitty Callie is home from the animal hospital and recovering slowly but surely IMG_2510 and it’s Mother’s Day. My mom came over for brunch and to visit with Callie. We had one of her favorite menus for the special day. IMG_2625IMG_2626Fried chicken & waffles, tall cocktails of grapefruit juice, vodka and tonic over ice and strawberry shortcake for dessert.  Here’s the recipe for the buttermilk waffles, which have maple syrup in the batter.

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Buttermilk Waffles

 Ingredients

2 large eggs

256g (2 cups) Cup4Cup gluten free flour

1 3/4 cups buttermilk

113g (1 stick, 1/2 cup) unsalted butter, melted

1 tablespoon raw or white granulated sugar

1 tablespoon maple syrup (i use grade B)

4 teaspoons baking powder

¼ teaspoon kosher salt

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Method

  1. Preheat waffle iron. Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a small bowl, set aside. Beat eggs in large bowl with whisk or fork until fluffy. Beat buttermilk, maple syrup and vanilla into the beaten eggs, just to combine. Gradually beat the buttermilk mixture into flour mixture, just until smooth, then beat in the melted butter.
  2. Let batter sit for at least 30 minutes (the finished waffles will be less grainy).
  3. Pour mix onto prepared hot waffle iron. Cook until golden brown. Serve hot.

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