Christmas recipe: Cherry waffles

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Are you tired of the usual cakes and desserts for Christmas? Here's a recipe of cherry waffles to make your festive night the best.

2 cups Maida (all purpose flour)
2 tsp baking powder
Zest of one orange
4 tbsp castor sugar
2 eggs
½ cup vegetable oil
1 1/2 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla essence
8-10 Del Monte cherries, drained and chopped
2 tbsp sugar
8-10 Del Monte cherries, to top
1/2 cup sugar

Heat the waffle iron
Combine flour, baking powder, orange zest and sugar
In a large bowl, beat eggs. Add milk, oil and vanilla.
Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix only until well combined. Fold in the chopped Del Monte cherries.
Pour mixture in hot waffle iron and let cook until both sides are golden brown.
Meanwhile, in a sauce pan, cook the cherries and sugar until it starts to become juicy.
Pour the fruit on the cooked waffles.