Blackberry waffles with compote

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PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

55 min

Serves

4

Blackberry waffles with compote

Photo, Erik Putz.

Ripe berries, rich cream and a dusting of sugar are a gorgeous way to dress up those weekend waffles.


Ingredients

  • 500 g blackberries , about 4 cups
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice , reserve zest for waffles before juicing lemon

Waffles

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter , melted

Instructions

  • COMBINE blackberries with honey and sugar in a saucepan over medium-high. Stir when berries release their juices. Reduce heat. Simmer, mashing berries with
    a wooden spoon, until mixture starts to thicken, 35 to 40 min. Stir in lemon juice.
  • PREHEAT waffle iron. Whisk flours with lemon zest, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
  • WHISK egg with milk in a medium bowl. Whisk in flour mixture until almost combined. Stir in butter until smooth. Fold in 1/3 cup compote until swirled, not over-mixed. Ladle mixture into waffle iron. Cook following manufacturer’s directions. Serve with remaining compote.

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 390,
  • Protein
  • 9 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 57 g,
  • Fat
  • 15 g,
  • Fibre
  • 9 g,
  • Sodium
  • 351 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • folate
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