2 eggs separated
egg whites beaten stiff
2 cups 500 mL buttermilk
2 cups 500 mL all-purpose flour
2 tsp 10 mL baking powder
1 tsp 5 mL baking soda
1./2 tsp 2 mL salt
1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp 80 mL shortening
2 Tbsp 30 mL maple syrup
Heat waffle iron. Beat egg yolks and remaining ingredients with rotary beater until smooth. Beat egg whites until stiff and fold in. Let rest for 3-4 minutes. Pour batter from cup or pitcher onto center of hot, (if necessary) oiled waffle iron.
Bake for about 5 minutes or until steaming stops. Remove waffle carefully. Sprinkle a few blueberries over the batter of each waffle as soon as it has been poured on iron (if desired) or when serving. Serve with maple syrup, maple butter or maple jelly.
This recipe will serve about 6 people.