Lemon-Ricotta Cornmeal Waffles Recipe

With an excellent hint of lemon flavor and ricotta cheese Lemon-Ricoote, Cornmeal Waffles are a perfect addition to your breakfast table. With the creamy richness and fresh berries topping it has the right ingredients to turn you on for a fantastic day.

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Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 8 servings

Ingredients

Baking & Spices

  • 2 Cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons lemon extract
  • ½ tbsp. salt
  • 1 cup fine yellow cornmeal
  • 2 tbsp. lemon zest

Oil & vinegar

  • Cooking Spray

Dairy

  • ¾ cup ricotta cheese
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 – ½ cups half-and-half

Refrigerated

  • 4 large Egg, separated

Topping

  • Pure Maple syrup
  • Crisp bacon strips
  • Melted butter
  • Frozen berries

Instructions

Step 1 Heat your waffle iron according to the manufacturer instructions and preheat the oven at 200°.

Step 2 In a food processor, beat the ricotta cheese with lemon juice, egg yolk, sugar, half-and-half,  and milk until smooth. Grab a large mixing bowl and whisk together flour, cornmeal, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Pour into the cheese mixture and whisk until combined.

Step 4 Stir in the melted butter. Beat the egg white with an electric beater, fold the batter in egg white and add in the lemon zest.

Step 5 Brush your waffle iron with non-stick cooking oil or cooking spray. Spoon the batter on the waffle iron and close the waffle iron. Cook until the waffles becomes fluffy and you get your desired crispiness.

Step 6 Serve them immediately with maple syrup, bacon strips and melted butter. If not, transfer them to the cooling racks placed on the baking sheets in the oven.

 

Nutritional Info

Amount per Serving

Calories 406; Carbohydrates 52.2g; Saturated Fat 16.6g; Protein 12.3g; Cholesterol 133.9mg; Sodium 622.6mg.