Making waffles is not as intimidating as it looks


Try this simple recipe with berries and whipped cream or ice cream.

2 eggs
1 3/4 cups milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 tbsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1 vanilla bean, scraped; pod reserved for another use
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tbsp. + 1 tsp. baking powder
Sliced strawberries for serving, optional

Lemon Cream
1/3 cup heavy cream
1 tbsp. confectioners sugar
Zest of 1 lemon
1/2 cup Greek-style yogurt

Preheat waffle iron. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, oil, sugar, salt, and seeds from vanilla bean. Add flour and baking powder and whisk just until all ingredients are incorporated.
Spray waffle iron with nonstick pan spray. Cook waffles according to manufacturers directions. Serve warm with strawberries and Lemon Cream.

Lemon Cream
Combine heavy cream and confectioners sugar in a chilled stainless steel mixing bowl; beat until soft peaks form. Sprinkle lemon zest over. Gently fold in yogurt and chill until ready to serve.