Lemon Meringue Waffles

I can´t take credit for this post.. this is something I ate years ago in a place called The Waffle House @WaffleHouseZA in the south coast of Natal in my native country South Africa.. 

No puedo decir que la idea de este post sea mía .. esto es algo que comí hace años en un lugar llamado The Waffle House @WaffleHouseZA en la costa sur de Natal en el país de donde procedo, Sudáfrica ..

They sell all kinds of waffles but the ones I have fond memories of are their lemon meringue waffles.. oh man! Believe me they are the real deal!

Venden todo tipo de gofres pero los que yo tengo los mejores recuerdos son los de merengue de limón .. oh hombre! Créanme que son los mejores!

What you need are your favourite waffles (I bought some as I dont have a waffle iron.. but I´m planning to..), fresh lemons to make lemon curd (make the microwave kind like I did, it´s fast and trust me just as delicious as the original version.. thanks to Montes @ManzanayCanela for the inspiration)..

Así que lo que necesita son tus gofres favoritos (compré algunos ya que no tengo una plancha de gofres .. pero estoy planeando el tener una ..), los limones frescos para hacer un poco de lemon curd (hacerlos en el microondas como yo los hice, es rápido y confía en mí, tan delicioso como la versión original .. gracias a Montes @ManzanayCanela por el inspiración..) ..

..and finally whip up some amazing tasting Italian meringue.. 
To assemble: put a good dollop of lemon curd on your waffle, top with Italian meringue and roast them in the broiler of your oven for approx 2 minutes until your meringue is toasty and brown.

..y finalmente batir un poco del increíble y sabroso merengue italiano .. 
Para el montaje: poner una buena cucharada de lemon curd en el gofre, cubrir con merengue italiano y ponerlos en el horno durante unos 2 minutos hasta que el merengue esté tostado y marrón.

Lemon Meringue

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  • juice of 4 medium sized lemons
  • zest of 3 lemons
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup melted butter


Whisk the sugar and eggs together well, then add your lemon juice, lemon zest & melted butter. Heat on 100% power for 3-5 minutes, stirring every 1 minute (mine took 4 minutes in total). Push through a sift to make sure there aren´t any lumps. Cover with cling film and let cool down at room temperature. When cool store in glass a jar for up to 2 weeks in the fridge.



  • ⅓ cup of white granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 L egg whites
  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1&½ tablespoon granulated white sugar


In a heavy bottom saucepan, add ⅓ cup of sugar & water and stir to wet the sugar. Once mixed do not stir. Heat on medium to high heat.  In the meantime whisk your egg whites on medium speed until frothy, then add the salt & cream of tartar. Increase your speed to medium high and once the mixture is glossy you can slowly add your sugar syrup (at this stage your speed should be low). Once all the sugar syrup has been added increase the speed to high and whip until the bowl is cool to the touch (this could take several minutes). For more precise explanation of when to know if the sugar syrup is ready, click here for a more detailed description.  Once you have topped your waffles with a good helping of LEMON CURD and then top it with a good dollop of ITALIAN MERINGUE. Heat your broiler and toast the Italian Meringue waffles for 1-2 minutes (watch it closely so that it doesn´t burn.  Warning: these are DIVINE!!

Lemon Curd recipe inspired by: Manzana y Canela (which I adapted from the version by My Baking Addiction)

So that´s how you make a Lemon Meringue Waffle.. easy no? Step to the side Mr. Lemon Meringue Pie cause this Waffle is in the spotlight in this moment :-)  Happy week guys! Let me know in the comments if you guys have ever tasted an Italian Meringue Waffle.. I´m keen to know??

Así que esta es la forma de hacer un gofre de merengue de limón .. fácil no? Dejo a un lado el Sr. Lemon Meringue Pie porque este Gofre está en el centro de atención ahora:-) Qué tengan una feliz semana chic@s! Déjenme saber por los comentarios si ustedes alguna vez han probado un Gofre de merengue italiano .. estoy interesada en saber ??