Corn and Bacon Waffles
Breville Test Kitchen

Breville Test Kitchen

Corn and Bacon Waffles

the Smart Waffle™ Pro 4 Slice
the Smart Waffle™ Pro 4 Slice Product Details

the Smart Waffle™ Pro 4 Slice

35 mins total time

15 mins active time


Makes 10



  • olive oil icon
    2 tbsp olive oil
  • bacon slice icon
    8 oz bacon slices

    thinly sliced

  • large egg icon
    4 large eggs
  • buttermilk icon
    2½ cups (20 fl oz) buttermilk
  • vegetable oil icon
    ¾ cup (6 fl oz) vegetable oil
  • self-rising flour icon
    1¼ cups (6½ oz) self-rising flour
  • fine yellow cornmeal icon
    1¼ cups (7½ oz) fine yellow cornmeal
  • superfine sugar icon
    1 tbsp superfine sugar
  • salt icon
    1 tsp salt
  • ears of corn  icon
    2 ears of corn

    shucked, kernels removed

  • finely chopped flat-leaf parsley icon
    ¼ cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley

To serve

  • baby spinach leaves icon
    Baby spinach leaves
  • pan-fried bacon icon
    Pan-fried bacon
  • poached egg icon
    Poached eggs
  • basil pesto icon
    Basil pesto
  • basil leaves icon
    Basil leaves


  • 1Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the bacon and cook for 5 minutes or until golden and crisp. Transfer to a paper towel lined plate.
  • 2Meanwhile, select BUTERMILK waffle setting and dial up number 5 on the LIGHT/DARK indicator dial.
  • 3Preheat until the orange light flashes and the word HEATING disappears.
  • 4Place the eggs, buttermilk and vegetable oil in a medium bowl and whisk until well combined.
  • 5Combine the flour, cornmeal, sugar and salt in a large bowl and make a well in the center.
  • 6Whisk the egg mixture into the flour mixture to form a smooth batter.
  • 7Stir in the bacon, corn and parsley.
  • 8Pour ½ cup of batter into each waffle square and close the lid to cook.
  • 9Repeat with the remaining batter.
  • 10Serve waffles topped with spinach, pan-fried bacon, poached egg, pesto and basil leaves.
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