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This recipe is created by Justine Schofield for our partnership with Everyday Gourmet. #EDG2020
Mix the flour, a pinch of salt, baking powder and bicarb in a bowl.
In a separate bowl or jug, whisk together the buttermilk, egg and oil.
Add the wet ingredients gradually into the dry ingredients whisking together to make a smooth batter. Add a little extra buttermilk if the batter is too thick. It should be the consistency of pancake batter.
Leave the batter to rest for at least 15 minutes.
Set up a waffle grill so that it is level and preheated. Set to high heat, lightly grease the waffle plates with oil, pour in a ladleful of the batter, close and cook for 3 minutes. Repeat the process to make more waffles.
Place the bacon in a pan and turn the heat on to slowly render the fat. Once it begins to become crispy, turn over and fry for a further minute. Add the maple syrup to the hot pan and glaze bacon.