2 cups all-purpose flour
Pinch of salt
1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
1 cup water
2 eggs, separated
4 tbsp. (1/2 stick/4oz/56g) unsalted butter, melted
1 cup milk
Choices of Toppings for Waffles:
Pure Maple Syrup
Sweetened whipped cream
Fresh fruit (such as strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, sliced peaches, etc.)
Preheat a waffle iron according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
In a bowl, combine the flour, salt, confectioners’ sugar, water and egg yolks and whisk to mix well. Add the butter and whisk until a smooth paste forms. Add the milk and whisk until blended.
In another bowl, whisk the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Using a spatula, fold the whites into the flour mixture until just blended.
Cook the waffles according to the manufacturer's instructions until brown and crisp. Serve warm with butter, maple syrup, whipped cream or fresh fruit.
Makes 8 to 10 waffles.
Date: May 19, 2003