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ROAST MAPLE PLUMS ON WAFFLES WITH BACON

  • Timer Prep 17 min
    Cook 23 min
  • Chart 620.0 cal/
    serving
  • Chef hat Easy
    effort

Preparation

Halve and stone the ripe plums. Separate the eggs. Leave some for greasing, melt the salted butter.

Method

  1. 1 Heat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan/gas 6.
  2. 2 Put the plums in an ovenproof dish, cut-side up.
  3. 3 Drizzle with syrup, add 60ml water and dot the fruit with butter.
  4. 4 Roast for 15 minutes, or until the plums are soft and caramelised, but keep their shape.
  5. 5 Cook the bacon in the oven for 7-8 minutes, until crisp.
  6. 6 Whisk the egg whites in a large bowl until stiff peaks form.
  7. 7 In a second bowl, combine the flour and baking powder.
  8. 8 In a jug, mix the melted butter with the egg yolks, syrup, milk, yogurt and vanilla extract.
  9. 9 Gradually pour this into the flour mixture, mixing until smooth and thick.
  10. 10 Gently fold in the stiff egg whites with a large, metal spoon.
  11. 11 Make the waffles in a waffle iron.
  12. 12 Alternatively, make pancakes in a large, greased frying pan, adding small ladles of batter with room for it to spread.
  13. 13 Turn after 1-2 minutes.
  14. 14 Serve the waffles or pancakes layered with the bacon and topped with the plums and a drizzle of syrup.