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Orange Juice Belgian Waffles

Servings 9 waffles

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour or gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup arrowroot or cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup canola oil preferably organic
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla paste or extract
  • zest of 1 orange
  • 2 cups 100% orange juice

Instructions

  • Heat waffle maker according to manufacturer's instructions.
  • Combine flour, arrowroot or cornstarch, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl.
  • In another bowl, combine eggs, oil, vanilla paste, orange zest, and 100% orange juice. Stir well with a wire whisk. Add mixture to flour mixture and stir with a wire whisk until well combined. Let sit for 2-3 minutes to thicken.
  • Pour about 1/2 cup of batter onto greased, heated griddle and cook until waffle is done, according to manufacturer's instructions. Repeat with remaining batter.
  • Serve immediately.

Notes

These waffles are bursting with orange flavor thanks to using 100% orange juice and orange zest. Be sure to use the extra starch (arrowroot starch or cornstarch) to create a nice crunch on the waffle... nobody needs soggy waffles, and that extra starch is the trick to keep em crisp!