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Orange Poppy Seed Waffles

These orange poppy seed waffles are crisp and full of bright citrus flavor. Top them with a bit of syrup, and you're ready for breakfast or brunch.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Unspecified
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 319kcal

Equipment

  • Waffle iron

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons (2.5 ounces or 71 grams) unsalted butter, melted
  • cup (8 ounces or 225 grams) bleached all purpose flour
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup poppy seeds
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • zest and juice from two small or one medium orange, separated this should yield about ¼ cup of juice
  • up to 1 cup milk, to total 1 cup of liquid
  • 2 eggs, see note about separating if desired
  • 1 teaspoon Grand Marnier or other orange liqueur

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, mix the dry ingredients (flour, sugar, poppy seeds, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and orange zest).
    1¾ cup (8 ounces or 225 grams) bleached all purpose flour, ¼ cup granulated sugar, ¼ cup poppy seeds, 2 teaspoons baking powder, ¼ teaspoon baking soda, ½ teaspoon salt
  • In a large measuring cup, add the orange juice and then add milk so that the liquid total is 1 cup. Add the eggs and Grand Marnier and beat lightly until uniform.
    zest and juice from two small or one medium orange, separated, up to 1 cup milk, to total 1 cup of liquid, 2 eggs, see note about separating if desired, 1 teaspoon Grand Marnier or other orange liqueur
  • Add the liquid from the measuring cup and the melted butter to the dry ingredients. Mix together only until the mixture has been incorporated fully. Do not overmix.
    5 tablespoons (2.5 ounces or 71 grams) unsalted butter, melted
  • Preheat your waffle iron and waffle per the manufacturer's instructions.

Notes

This recipe will make 6 or 7 one-half cup waffles.

Nutrition

Calories: 319kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.4g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 420mg | Potassium: 154mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 437IU | Vitamin C: 0.04mg | Calcium: 205mg | Iron: 3mg