Lemon Waffles - 20 Waffles

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These waffles are a fresh change – if you want, add blueberries for Lemon Blueberry Waffles.

Ingredients

3 cups unbleached, all-purpose flour ¾ cup granulated sugar 4 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 4 large eggs, lightly beaten 2 cups buttermilk 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract ¼ cup fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons lemon zest ¾ cup (1½ sticks) unsalted butter, melted and cooled to room temperature 2 cups low-fat vanilla yogurt

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per waffle: Calories 206 (37% from fat) • carb. 27g • pro. 5g • fat 9g • sat. fat 5g • chol. 63mg • sod. 427mg • calc. 82mg • fiber 1g

Instructions

1. Combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt in a large mixing bowl and whisk to combine. Add the eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla; whisk until blended. 2. Stir in lemon juice and zest. Fold in melted butter and then the vanilla yogurt. Let batter rest 5 minutes before using. 3. Preheat the Cuisinart® Waffle Maker to desired setting (a tone will sound when preheated). Pour 2 cups of batter onto the center of the lower grid of the preheated waffle maker; spread batter evenly using a heat-proof spatula. Close lid of waffle maker. When tone sounds, waffles are ready. Open lid and carefully remove baked waffles. Repeat with remaining batter. For best results, serve immediately. *Variations: For lemon ginger add 1 tablespoon of grated fresh ginger to the batter with the juice and zest. For lemon blueberry add 2 cups of blueberries to the batter as the last ingredient.