American waffles with crispy bacon and maple syrup

per serving

Serves 5

Treat your family to something different at the weekend with this classic American waffle recipe. The sweetness of the waffles and syrup is balanced perfectly with the crispy, salty bacon.


30 mins



Tags: brunch, weekend, kids, birthday

Nutritional Information

502 k/cals per serving


Frylight Cooking Spray

250g plain flour 

1tsp baking powder 

1tbsp caster sugar

3 eggs 

425ml milk 

100g butter, melted 

10 rashers smoked streaky bacon

Maple syrup, to serve


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, caster sugar, eggs, milk and butter with a teaspoon of salt until there are no lumps. Leave to rest for a moment.
  2. Meanwhile put the bacon in a baking dish and put in the oven for around 10 minutes. When the bacon is nice and crispy, remove and drain on some kitchen paper.
  3. Roughly chop a couple of slices of the bacon and add to the waffle mixture, reserving the rest for serving with the waffles.
  4. Spray the waffle maker with Frylight and pour in the batter. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Repeat until the batter is finished.
  6. Serve waffles with the crispy bacon and drizzle with maple syrup.