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Fig Breakfast Waffles Recipe

Makes 6 to 8 waffles


  • 3/4 cup California dried figs
  • 2 cup sifted cake flour
  • 2 tbsp double-acting baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp grated lemon rind
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 7 tbsp butter or shortening, melted
  • 3 egg whites, stiffly beaten


1. Allow figs to stand in boiling water for 10 minutes, then clip off stems and blossom ends with scissors, and snip into small pieces.
2. Reserve some for use in syrup.
3. Sift flour, measure, then re-sift into mixing bowl with remaining dry ingredients.
4. Add lemon rind and finely cut figs.
5. Combine well-beaten egg yolks with milk and melted shortening.
6. Mix lightly into dry ingredients, then fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
7. Bake on hot waffle iron until golden brown.
8. Serve with lots of butter and warm maple syrup to which cut figs have been added.


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Main Ingredient:Fruit / Fig
Preparation Method:Baking

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