Buttermilk Waffles

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    Undercook the waffles a bit, cool them on a wire rack, wrap them in plastic wrap and freeze. Pop them into the toaster for a quick breakfast.


  1. 1 c flour
  2. 1 T cornmeal
  3. 1/2 t salt
  4. 1 t baking soda
  5. 1 egg, separated
  6. 7/8 c buttermilk
  7. 2 T unsalted butter, melted
  8. butter, syrup or fresh fruit for topping.


  1. Heat waffle iron.
  2. Whisk flour, cornmeal, salt, and baking soda together in a medium bowl. Set aside.
  3. In a mediuml bowl, whisk yolk with buttermilk and butter. Set aside.
  4. In a medium bowl, beat egg white until it just holds a 2-inch peak.
  5. Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients in a thin steady stream while gently mixing with a rubber spatula; be careful not to add liquid faster than you can incorporate it. Toward end of mixing, use a folding motion to incorporate ingredients; gently fold egg white into batter.
  6. Spread appropriate amount of batter onto waffle iron.
  7. Following manufacturer’s instructions, cook waffle until golden brown, 2 to 5 minutes.
  8. Top with butter, syrup or fresh fruit.
  9. Serve immediately.
  10. You can keep waffles warm on a wire rack in a 200°F oven for up to 5 minutes.

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Serves: 3 to 4
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Course: Breakfast/Brunch
Type of Food: Waffle,Vegetarian
Key Ingredient: Eggs
Difficulty: 2 - Medium
Make Ahead: Yes
Prep Method: Microwave,Waffle Iron,Electric Mixer
Themes/Holidays: Easter,Christmas Morning

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