Brown Butter Cinnamon Sugar Waffles with Mascarpone and Strawberries

6Hello perfect Sunday breakfast!

These waffles are best consumed in bed on a lazy Sunday morning.

Coated in cinnamon sugar, the waffles have a crispy sugary golden edge. They’ve got a light soft centre and the brown butter and brown sugar gives them a subtle caramely flavour.

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You can top them with whatever you fancy, but they are perfectly complemented by fresh juicy strawberries, creamy mascarpone and sweet maple syrup.

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Ingredients –

Makes approx 8 waffles (can easily be doubled or tripled to make a larger quantity)

  • 1/3 cup demerara sugar (or other large grained unrefined sugar)
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon (or to taste)
  • 1 cup flour
  • generous pinch salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 50g (1/2 stick) butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • Berries, mascarpone and maple syrup to serve
  • Icing/ powdered sugar to dust

To make –

  • Mix together the sugar and cinnamon and set aside
  • Brown the butter by melting in a heavy based saucepan on a medium heat until the butter turns a nutty brown colour and starts to smell like caramel. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl mix together 2 tablespoons of the sugar mixture with the flour, salt and baking powder
  • Stir together the beaten egg, milk and browned butter, then mix into the flour mixture
  • Brush your waffle maker with a little melted butter or oil then sprinkle the bottom with cinnamon sugar (about a teaspoon per waffle)
  • Add the waffle mixture and dust each waffle with another teaspoon of cinnamon sugar
  • Cook the waffles according to your waffle iron instructions, top with your delicious topping and enjoy.

Adapted from Bestest Belgian Waffles

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