Buttermilk Waffles with Homemade Strawberry Sauce

Total Time:
20 min
10 min
10 min

2 servings

  • 3 large eggs, separated
  • Pinch cream of tartar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons butter plus 1 tablespoon, melted
  • 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Strawberry Sauce:
  • 1 quart strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
Strawberry Sauce:
  • Powdered sugar, for topping

  • Beat the egg whites and cream of tartar with a hand mixer until stiff peaks appear.

  • In a bowl, whisk together the egg yolks, buttermilk, vanilla and 2 tablespoons melted butter.

  • Into a large bowl stir together the flour, brown sugar, salt, baking soda, baking powder and cinnamon.

  • Combine with the wet ingredients and mix until incorporated. Fold the whites into the batter, gently.

  • Grease the waffle iron with a small amount of melted butter and heat the waffle iron according to the manufacturer's instructions.

  • Ladle batter onto the waffle iron and cook until golden brown, about 3 1/2 to 5 minutes. Repeat with the remaining batter.

For the strawberry sauce:
  • In a small pot over medium heat, combine the strawberries, sugar, water, lemon zest, lemon juice and cornstarch. Bring to a simmer and whisk gently until mixture thickens slightly.

  • Serve waffles with powdered sugar and strawberry sauce.

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