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Lemon Ricotta Waffles

The other day I was looking through Instagram at food photos and I noticed an Italian site that had great looking pictures.  There I saw a lemon tart, which looked delicious. That picture was my inspiration for this Lemon Ricotta Waffle. This waffle would make a great brunch dish or a dessert. The tartness of the lemon curd that I mixed with crème fraiche goes great with this waffle.  I hope you enjoy it.

Lemon Waffle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lemon Ricotta Waffles

Serve topped with crème fraiche mixture and fresh blueberries. Optional, sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • ½ cup crème fraiche
  • ¼ cup lemon curd
  • fresh blueberries, for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl mix dry ingredients: flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl whisk the eggs, ricotta cheese, buttermilk, whole milk, butter, lemon juice, and lemon zest.
  3. Pour wet mixture into the dry mixture and stir until smooth.
  4. In a small bowl mix the crème fraiche and lemon curd, set aside.
  5. Cook waffle mixture in a hot waffle iron approximately 5 minutes, or until you no longer see steam.

Notes

You can store extra waffles in the fridge or freeze them separately. Then just toast them in the toaster oven to re-crisp them.

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