Orange waffles with orange sauce

The taste of sunshine – orange waffles with orange sauce. Lovely on a Sunday morning.

Orange waffles with orange sauce

Yield: 6 waffles

Ingredients:

for the waffles:

  • 1 Tbs. dry yeast
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice warmed (about 120 Degrees)
  • 1/2 cup soy, rice or coconut milk at room temperature
  • 1 Tbs. oil
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbs. orange zest
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. cardamom, ground
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • pinch sugar
  • 2 1/4 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder

for the orange sauce

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbs. cornstarch
  • salt
  • 1 tsp. allspice
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cardamom
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 tbs. soy margarine

Directions:

Orange waffles with orange sauce

for the waffles:

  1. Dissolve yeast in warm orange juice and let sit for 10 minutes.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and stir well for several minutes.
  3. Let batter rest covered, in a warm spot for 30 minutes.
  4. Heat waffle iron, pour in the appropriate amount of batter for your specific model, and spread to the edges of the waffle iron.
  5. Close and cook until gently browned.

for the orange sauce

  1. In a small saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt; stir to blend well.
  2. Add the boiling water and cook, stirring, over medium-high heat until thickened and clear.
  3. Add orange juice concentrate and bring back to the boil.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in butter.
  5. Makes about 1 cup of orange sauce.

Notes:

Adapted from http://www.mrbreakfast.com/superdisplay.asp?recipeid=614