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Fresh Corn Waffles with Cilantro Butter


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.