Blue Corn Waffles with Pineapple Chile Syrup

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Yield: 4 waffles

1 ½ cups blue cornmeal
3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 T. sugar
2 t. baking powder
1/2 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
1 ½ cups buttermilk
2 large eggs, separated
6 T. butter, melted

Preheat waffle iron to medium heat approx. 350F degree. In a large bowl, mix buttermilk with egg yolks and 1/4 cup melted butter. In another bowl, mix cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Pour liquids into dry mixture, stirring to moisten well. In another bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into batter. Pour batter into waffle iron and bake until golden brown approx. 4-5 minutes. Top with Sweet and spicy pineapple chili pepper maple syrup and serve.

Sweet and Spicy Pineapple Chili Pepper Syrup

1 cup pineapple, cubed, fresh or canned
pinch red chili pepper flakes
1 cup pure maple syrup

In a saucepan over medium heat slightly sauté the pineapple chunks and red chili pepper flakes. Slowly add the maple syrup, stir, and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 2 minutes until the flavor combine. Pour over blue corn waffles.