Blue Masa Waffles
Sweet, Blue Corn Masa Waffles
with Poached Tamarillos
I cup all purpose flour (use gluten free if you prefer)
1 cup Tio Pablo blue Corn Masa Harina
2 tsp baking powder
¾ tsp salt
½ tsp baking soda
2 cups milk
5 Tbl butter, melted (plus a tsp for waffle iron)
½ cup maple syrup
2 eggs (separate the yolks from the whites)
4 -5 tamarillos, sliced longwise
1 cup water
1 cinnamon stick
½ cup finely grated piloncillo
1 Tbl honey
grated zest of 1 orange
Preheat waffle iron. Whisk together in a large bowl the flour, masa harina, baking powder, salt and baking soda.
In another bowl, whisk together the milk, melted butter, maple syrup and egg yolks.
Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients, pour in the wet ingredients and whisk through.
In another small bow, beat the egg whites with a mixer until stiff and fold into mixture.
Grease the waffle iron with extra butter, pour mixture on, cover and cook through. Serve warm with poached tamarillos and maple syrup.
Place all ingredients into a saucepan and boil for 5-10 minutes until the tamarillos have softened. Place onto warm waffles and spoon liquid on top. Add extra sweetness with additional maple syrup.