These waffles are great to make ahead of time and stick in the freezer. I forgot to add the toasted coconut for the picture, but between the coconut and lemon flavors it jazzed up the everyday waffle.
Lemon Coconut Waffles
(Adapted from Inspired By Charm)
3 cup flour
3/4 cup sugar
3 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
3/4 cup sweetened, shredded coconut
3 tbls melted butter
1/2 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 cup buttermilk
1 lemon zested and juiced
Lemon Cream Cheese Icing:
8oz cream cheese (softened)
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 lemon juice (you may need more lemon juice based on the desired thickness of your icing)
Toasted Coconut for Garnish:
1 cups sweetened, shredded coconut
Begin your waffles by mixing all the dry ingredients into a large bowl.
Then, mix all your wet ingredients in a medium bowl.
Add your wet ingredients to your dry ingredients. Mix until just combined.
Next, cook your waffles.I used the hottest setting and cook until golden brown.
To make the lemon cream cheese icing, whisk together the cream cheese, powdered sugar and lemon juice. Add more powdered sugar and less lemon juice for a thicker icing.
Toasted coconut is the finishing touch for these waffles.
Spread your coconut on a baking sheet and bake in the oven at 300 degrees for about 20 minutes. Stir coconut every five minutes to brown evenly.
Assembly your waffles and your done!