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Corn Fritter Waffles with Spicy Maple Syrup

My family used to vacation at a resort in Vermont that served corn fritters with maple syrup. Now when I serve these waffles for breakfast or supper, I'm transported back to those simple days of childhood. —Jennifer Beckman, Falls Church, Virginia
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 5 min./batch
  • Makes
    6 round waffles (1 cup syrup)


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh whole kernel corn or frozen corn
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Cooked whole kernel corn, optional


  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, whisk the eggs, milk and oil. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Stir in corn.
  • Bake in a preheated round Belgian waffle maker according to manufacturer’s directions until golden brown. Meanwhile, combine syrup and cayenne. Serve with waffles and, if desired, cooked corn.
Nutrition Facts
1 waffle with 2 tablespoons syrup: 574 calories, 23g fat (3g saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 507mg sodium, 84g carbohydrate (44g sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein.

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