Orange Blossom Waffles with Mango & Nutmeg Cream

Three large waffles

ingredients

  • For the Mangos:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons Peach Schnapps Liqueur
  • 1 tablespoon chopped mint or basil
  • 2 mangos, peeled and sliced
  • For the Nutmeg Cream:
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh nutmeg
  • For the Waffles:
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ounce peanut oil
  • 1 tablespoon orange blossom water

directions

FOR THE MANGOS:

Bring sugar, water, Peach Schnapps and herbs to boil. Remove from heat, let cool to room temperature. Pour over sliced mangos and refrigerate.

FOR THE CREAM:

Whip heavy cream, sugar and grated nutmeg until soft peaks form. Refrigerate until ready to use.

FOR THE WAFFLES:

Pre-heat waffle iron. Mix flour, baking powder, sugar and salt together. In separate bowl, mix milk, egg, oil and orange blossom water. Whisk wet ingredients into dry ingredients until well blended. Pour enough batter to cover waffle iron bottom, cook until golden brown. Batter should make 3 large waffles.

TO ASSEMBLE:

Take waffle and cut into three wedges, fan out on half of plate. Fan out 5 to 6 mango slices on other half of plate. Pour a little maple syrup on waffles and dollop a little nutmeg cream in center of plate. Garnish with sprig of mint or basil.

Recipe reprinted by permission of <I>L'Auberge Provencale, VA<. All rights reserved.

RecID 7121

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