Buttermilk waffles with honey roasted figs, bacon and goat’s cheese

4 servings Prep: 15 mins, Cooking: 35 mins
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Savoury waffles are a great option for brunches or light dinners.

By Food24 April 24 2018
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Ingredients (12)

8 figs — halved
25 ml honey
250 ml Buttermilk
250 ml evaporated milk
60 ml salted butter — melted
2 eggs
30 ml sugar
500 ml self-raising flour
250 g streaky bacon — grilled, to serve
100 g walnuts — toasted, to serve
200 g chevin logs — sliced, to serve
fresh basil — to serve
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For the figs, preheat the oven to 190°C. Arrange the figs, cut-side up, on a lined baking tray and drizzle with the honey. Roast for 6-8 mins until tender.

For the waffles, preheat the waffle iron as per manufacturer’s instructions. Whisk the buttermilk, evaporated milk, melted buttter and eggs together until smooth.

Whisk in the sugar and flour. Lightly grease the waffle iron with non stick cooking spray and cook each waffle for 2-3 mins until crisp.

To serve, top each portion of waffles with some bacon, walnuts and Chevin rounds. Scatter some basil on top and add more honey, if desired.

The evaporated milk can be replaced with regular milk or more buttermilk, if preferred.

For grilled bacon, simply arrange the bacon on a lined tray and grill for 8-10 mins at 190°C.



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