August 28th, 2007
Recipe by Paula Bowman
Preheat waffle iron to medium high.
Whisk flour, sugar, baking powder and salt together in a bowl and set aside.
In a separate bowl, whisk egg yolks, milk and oil together. Add flour mixture and stir until just combined. Stir in bacon and cheddar, being careful not to over-mix.
Beat egg whites in a small bowl until stiff but not dry. Fold whites into batter.
Spoon 1/2 cup batter into waffle iron. Close and cook until golden and crisp, about 5-6 minutes. Repeat with remaining batter.
To serve, drizzle with maple syrup, or for a crunchy alternative, sprinkle with maple flakes.
(1 waffle): 216 calories, 9.9 g fat, 178.0 g fibre, 8.6 g protein; good souce of thiamine, riboflavin, folate, vitamin B12 and calcium.