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Rustic Cardamom Waffles W/ Cherry Cream Recipe

October 23rd, 2012 by alice  Tags: , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

Rustic Cardamom  Waffles W/ Cherry Cream Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. For the Waffles

  2. 1/4cupbuckwheat flour
  3. 1/4cupwheat flour
  4. 1/2cupunbleached all purpose flour
  5. 1/8teaspoonground cardamom
  6. 2teaspoonsunsweetened cocoa powder
  7. 1/2teaspoonsalt
  8. 3teaspoonsbaking powder
  9. 1largeegg
  10. 3/4cupbuttermilk
  11. 1tablespoonhoney
  12. 4tablespoonsturbinado sugar, heaped
  13. 2tablespoonsvegetable oilor canola oil
  14. For the Cream

  15. 7fluid ouncesheavy whipping cream
  16. 4ouncesfresh cherries, pitted
  17. kirsch, enough to cover the cherries
  18. 1/2lemon, zest of
  19. 1teaspoonsuperfine sugar
  20. confectioners’ sugar, for dusting

DIRECTIONS

  1. First you will want to take your pitted cherries, and soak them in enough kirsch to cover them; keep in mind that the longer you soak them, the stronger the flavor.
  2. Then take out your waffle iron and preheat it.
  3. In a medium-sized bowl, combine flours, cardamom, cocoa powder, salt, and baking powder.
  4. In another bowl, combine egg, milk, honey, turbinado sugar and oil.
  5. Then, Slowly add flour to wet mixture, and just mix to combine; do not mix too much.
  6. Grease your waffle iron if necessary, and add 1/2 of the mixture to your waffle iron as required (some irons state to put the mixture in the middle, however with most belgian irons, you must put it in each separate section as they are quite deep).
  7. Close your iron, and allow them to cook until done; Fully preheated, my iron cooked these in about 4 minutes, but please do keep in mind that all waffle irons are different, so the time may vary depending on your waffle iron.
  8. While your waffle is cooking, drain your cherries.
  9. Then, whip your cream until you get soft peaks.
  10. Once you have soft peaks, fold in your cherries, lemon zest and superfine sugar.
  11. Once your waffle has cooked, top with some of your cherry cream, and dust with confectioner’s sugar.
  12. Serve and enjoy!

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