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Fresh Corn Waffles with Cilantro Butter

From CARTER HOUSE INNS

When serving waffles or pancakes, please treat yourself and your guests with kindness and use real maple syrup. It does make a difference. - Christi
Like no other waffle you have eaten.
Waffle batter:
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup yellow corn meal
2 Tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons double-acting baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 large egg
2 Tablespoons melted unsalted butter
1/2 cup water
1 cup fresh corn, removed from cob just before adding
1 teaspoon real vanilla extract
vegetable oil

Cilantro butter:
1/4 pound softened sweet butter
1/4 cup fresh cut cilantro

  • In a large bowl, mix together flour, corn meal, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • In a separate large bowl, whip together egg, melted butter, water, corn, and vanilla.
  • Add egg mixture to flour mixture and mix until just combined.
  • Heat and oil waffle iron, and cook waffle according to manufacturer's specifications.
  • Whip cilantro and butter together until smooth and creamy.
  • Top each waffle with cilantro butter and serve with real maple syrup.