Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake Waffles

Waffles and cheesecake, together at last! The combination of crisp waffles, that creamy cheesecake filling, and sharp lemon and passionfruit is completely decadent.

Prep:
20mins
Cook:
15mins
Serves:
6

Ingredients

Waffles
  1. 4 eggs, separated
  2. 2 1/2 cups milk
  3. 200g butter, melted and cooled
  4. 1 tsps Queen Organic Vanilla Bean Paste
  5. 3 cups self raising flour
  6. 1/4 cup caster sugar
Filling
  1. 400g ricotta cheese
  2. 1/2 cup lemon curd
  3. 1 cup passion fruit pulp (approx. 1 passion fruits)
  4. 1/4 cup icing sugar

Method

  1. Step 1

    Place egg yolks, milk, butter and vanilla in a large jug and whisk until well combined.

  2. Step 2

    Combine flour and sugar into a large mixing bowl and make a well in the centre. Carefully whisk in egg milk mixture to form a smooth batter

  3. Step 3

    Beat egg whites with electric beaters until stiff peaks form. Gently fold egg whites into batter.

  4. Step 4

    Preheat Waffle maker. If using a Breville model, select Belgian waffle setting and dial up number 6 on browning control dial.Preheat until orange light flashes up and the word HEATING disappears. Using a cup, pour ½ cup of batter into each waffle square. Close lid and cook until timer has finished and ready beep has sounded 3 times. Set aside to cool completely.

  5. Step 5

    Beat ricotta and lemon curd together until smooth and set aside.

  6. Step 6

    For the passionfruit sauce, spoon pulp into a medium saucepan along with ½ cup water and the icing sugar. Stir over medium heat for 5 minutes or until thick and syrupy. Remove and cool.

  7. Step 7

    To assemble, sandwich waffle with cheesecake filling, then cut in half diagonally. Serve 2 waffles for each person and drizzle over passionfruit sauce.

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