Blueberry waffles with banana and maple bacon are the perfect way to start your day. Golden pastry with sweet, fruity and salty accompaniments is a truly winning combination. Start your day the right way!
Recipe by Sarah Dall
Blueberry waffles with banana and maple bacon
- 300g cake flour
- 30ml (2 tbsp) sugar
- 20ml (4 tsp) baking powder
- pinch salt
- 2 eggs
- 450ml full-cream milk
- 125ml (½ cup) sunflower oil
- 200g fresh blueberries
- butter/oil, to grease
- 12 rashers streaky bacon
- 100ml maple syrup
- 3 bananas, sliced
- 100g pecan nuts, toasted and roughly chopped
Preheat the waffle iron and preheat the oven to 200°C on the grill setting.
Sift the dry ingredients into a large bowl. Whisk together the eggs, milk and oil and slowly add to the dry ingredients, whisking continuously, to form a smooth batter. Fold in the blueberries.
Grease the preheated waffle iron, pour in the batter and cook until golden brown, 3 – 5 minutes.
Place the bacon on a baking tray, drizzle over half of the maple syrup and place under the grill until golden and crisp, 5 – 10 minutes.
Top the waffles with the maple bacon, slices of banana and pecan nuts. Drizzle over the remaining syrup and serve.
Cook's tip: Use frozen blueberries (defrosted) if fresh blueberries are not available.