Lemon Poppyseed Waffles

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"Using cake flour keeps these waffles light. The lemon and poppyseeds give it a wonderful flavor and texture."

Original recipe yields 3-4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (804.5 g)
  • Calories 997.1
  • Total Fat - 52.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 24.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 978.5 mg
  • Sodium - 1025.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 97.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 15.5 g
  • Sugars - 31.9 g
  • Protein - 46.1 g
  • Calcium - 606.9 mg
  • Iron - 8.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 154.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.6 mg

Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, sift together the dry ingredients. Stir in the lemon zest and poppyseeds.

Step 2

In a medium bowl mix together the melted butter, egg yolks, milk, and vanilla. Make a well in the dry ingredients.

Step 3

Add the milk mixture and stir until just combined, being careful not to Overmix.

Step 4

In a medium, dry, clean bowl, beat the egg whites until soft peaks form.

Step 5

Gently fold them into the batter. Cook waffles in a preheated waffle iron according to the manufacturer's instructions.

Step 6

Serve with Blackberry Butter, if using, and maple syrup.

Blackberry Butter

Step 7

In a stainless-steel, heavy-bottomed saucepan, combine the berries, sugar, and lemon juice.

Step 8

Place over high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 - 7 minutes, until the juices have reduced to a syrupy consistency. Remove from heat and cool.

Step 9

Using a mixer, combine the softened butter and cooled berries until just blended. Refrigerate the butter if not using immediately.

Step 10

Let the butter stand at room temperature to soften before serving.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



FEM you are officially our Waffle Queen. My picky dh is in waffle heaven. He also loved your Coconut Waffles, he can't wait to see which one I will pick next. Thank you for sharing your wonderful recipes. These waffles were awesome. So much flavorful, great texture and awesome taste. I served with semi candied maple syrup and butter. Made FYC tag game. Kudos on Making it into my Best of 2019 Cook book .

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(25 Nov 2019)