Sunday, 6 March 2011


Waffles are easy to make but delicious to eat.with jam or syrup they taste great.

290g sugar
1/2 vanilla extract
juice of 1 lemon
4 bananas chopped
450g self-raising flour
2 tsp cinnamon
75g butter melted
3 eggs separated
570ml milk
Put 400ml of water ,sugar,vanilla extract and lemon juice in to a saucepan and bring to a boil , stir to dissolve sugar. Add the bananas and return to a boil.Reduce the heat and simmer for 2 minutes. Transfer the bananas in to a bowl and reduce the liquid in the saucepan over medium heat for 10-15 minutes.pour over the bananas.

To make the waffles,sift the flour and cinnamon into a bowl. Add the sugar ,mix and make a well in the centre.In a jug, mix together the melted butter, egg yolks and milk and pour into the batter.In a bowl whisk the egg whites until soft peaks form.Fold into the batter.Preheat and grease the waffle iron,close and cook until golden repeat with the remaining mixture.

Evenly divide the banana segments among the waffles and drizzles over with syrup. Serves 4