WHAT YOU NEED

  • 2 cups (500 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 2 cups (500 mL) buttermilk
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) salted butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) vanilla
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and finely diced (about 1/2 cup/125 mL)
  • 3 cups (750 mL) sliced strawberries
  • 1 cup (250 mL) whipped cream
  • Maple syrup to taste

BUTTERMILK BACON WAFFLES

A white plate with three buttermilk bacon waffles, two pieces of crispy bacon, topped with fresh strawberries and creme fraiche.

INSTRUCTIONS

  • In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, whisk together buttermilk, eggs, butter and vanilla. Pour over flour mixture and whisk until smooth. Stir in bacon.
  • ​Heat waffle iron. For each waffle brush lightly with oil; pour in about 1/2 cup (125 mL) of the batter. Close lid and cook for about 4 minutes or until steam stops and waffle is crisp and golden (the time and amount will vary depending on the size of your waffle iron). Repeat with remaining batter.
  • Serve with berries, cream and maple syrup.
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