RECIPES

Orange-Lemon Waffles

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 (City Limits)

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Add some zing to your homemade waffles.  This recipe calls for the zest of both lemons and oranges, and the stiffly-beaten egg whites adds an air-like quality to your brunch. 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 Oz. sugar
  • 6 Egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 cup heavy cream
  • zest of 1/2 lemon and 1/2 orange
  • 4 Oz. butter, melted
  • 6 Oz. egg whites
  • Fresh fruit as topping

Preparation

Step 1:

  • In a medium bowl, combine and sift the dry ingredients, set aside. Preheat the waffle iron to desired temperature.

Step 2:

  • In a separate bowl, combine egg yolks, orange juice, milk, heavy cream, and orange and lemon zests.

Step 3:

  • Fold in the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients (by hand with a whip or stand mixer on low speed/paddle, then slowly fold in melted butter.

Step 4:

  • In a separate bowl, whip egg whites to stiff peaks and fold into the batter above.

Step 5:

  • Ladle the batter into a preheated waffle iron. Cook the waffles until golden and crisp. Top with fresh fruit and serve immediately.