Monday, December 27, 2010

Aunt Lulu's Apple Waffles with Blueberries


The house is wrapped in a white blanket of snow. Christ’s birthday celebration was a joy to behold. Guests have returned to their homes at last.

The snow and silence brings in quiet moments of reflection as I sip my first cup of tea for the day…Lemon Lift. A memory of Aunt Lulu’s apple waffles drifted before me as the steamy brew tickled my nose. The corners of my mouth began to lift up into a warm smile. So, I arose to take action in making a memory of apple waffles on a snowy day into a sweet reality.

When the house began to smell of cinnamon, apples and French vanilla from the pile of hot waffles waiting for butter to melt into their valleys; I thought of you.

How could I be so selfish to keep this treasured treat just for my husband and me? This couldn’t be right.

So, I reached for the camera as fast as I could with my mouth still savoring a bite softened with pure Maple delight. Oh, how I wish you were at the table too. Only a picture will have to do to entice you to make a batch or two of Aunt Lulu’s apple waffles.
The recipe is below for you.

Enjoy and thanks for being my friend.
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Aunt LuLu’s Apple Waffles

1 1/3 cup flour
1 egg, beaten
2 tsp. baking power
1 cup milk
½ tsp. salt
1 tbsp. oil
1 tbsp. sugar
1 tsp French vanilla
2 tbsp. cinnamon
1 apple, pared and diced
¾ cup blueberries (opt)

Heat waffle iron.
In large bowl, combine flour, baking power, salt, sugar and cinnamon.
In small bowl, add beaten egg, milk, vanilla extract, cooking oil and mix well.
Add egg mixture to the dry ingredients and stir until moistened. Fold in apple pieces and blueberries. Spoon one serving of mixture onto hot waffle iron and cook until light brown.

2 comments:

  1. Carolyn, those looks yummy! Any chance I'll get to eat them in January? :-)

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  2. Carolyn, you're not the only one who wishes "we" had been at your table. Yum! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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