Category: waffles

virginia waffles

Virginia Waffles

Source: Fannie Merritt Farmer – 1918 – The Boston Cooking School Cookbook

1 1/2 cups boiling water
1 1/4 tablespoons baking powder
1/2 cup white cornmeal
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 1/2 cups milk
Yolks of 2 eggs
3 cups flour
Whites of 2 eggs
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 tablespoons melted butter

Cook cornmeal in boiling water twenty minutes; add milk, dry ingredients mixed and sifted, yolks of eggs, well beaten, butter, and whites of eggs beaten stiff. Cook.



3 cups sifted flour
5 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
4 eggs
2 1/4 cups milk
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2/3 cup butter, margarine or vegetable oil

Sift flour with baking powder, salt, and sugar into a large bowl. With electric mixer at medium speed, beat eggs for 1 minute.

Add milk and vanilla extract. Add milk-egg mixture to dry ingredients; beat only until well blended. Add butter; beat until blended. Bake in preheated waffle iron. Makes about 5 cups batter.

chocolate waffles with caramel-banana topping

Chocolate Waffles with Caramel-Banana Topping

2 servings

1 1/2 cups buttermilk baking mix
1 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup baking cocoa
3/4 cup water
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 eggs

Caramel-Banana Topping
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup whipping (heavy) cream
1/4 cup light corn syrup
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 medium bananas, sliced

Make Caramel-Banana Topping; keep warm. Heat waffle iron; grease if necessary.

Waffles: Stir remaining ingredients until blended. Pour batter for waffle onto center of hot waffle iron. Repeat with remaining batter.

Bake about 5 minutes or until steaming stops. Carefully remove waffle. Serve with topping.

Topping: Mix all ingredients except bananas in 1-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring occasionally; remove from heat. Gently stir in bananas until well coated.

eggnog waffles

Eggnog Waffles

2 cups sifted flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs, well beaten
2 cups eggnog
6 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup chopped pecans or English walnuts

Sift flour with baking powder, baking soda and salt.

Combine eggs, eggnog and shortening. Add mixture to sifted dry ingredients. Mix until smooth. Fold in nuts. Bake waffles in a preheated waffle iron until steam no longer escapes from the grid.

Yield: 4 servings

Per serving: 755 Calories (kcal); 48g Total Fat; (56% calories from fat); 17g Protein; 66g Carbohydrate; 168mg Cholesterol; 932mg Sodium Food

Exchanges: 3 Grain (Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 9 Fat; 1 Other Carbohydrates

banana sour cream waffles

Banana Sour Cream Waffles

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg, separated (beat egg white until stiff)
1 cup sour cream
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 banana, mashed

Heat waffle iron.

Stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in mixing bowl. Set aside.

In separate bowl whisk together egg yolk, sour cream, milk, butter and banana. Add liquid mixture to dry ingredients, stirring just until blended. Fold in beaten egg white. Pour batter from cup or ladle onto center of hot waffle iron. Bake about 5 minutes or until steaming stops. Remove waffle carefully.

Makes 4 servings.

crispy yeast waffles

Crispy Yeast Waffles

2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 packet active dry yeast
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 3/4 cups milk
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup butter or margarine
3 eggs

In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, yeast, sugar and salt, mixing well.

In a saucepan, heat milk, water and butter until very warm – 120 to 130 degrees F. The butter doesn’t need to melt. Add to flour mixture, add eggs and beat at low speed until moistened. Beat 1 minute at medium speed. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and foil; refrigerate several hours or overnight.

Stir down batter. Bake in waffle iron or Belgium iron on medium heat. Serve hot with butter and your favorite topping.

buttermilk waffles

Buttermilk Waffles

1 3/4 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 egg yolks
1 1/4 cups buttermilk
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 egg whites, beaten stiff

french toast waffles

French Toast Waffles

1 cup waffle mix
2 teaspoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup cold milk
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preheat waffle iron. In a large mixing bowl, combine waffle mix, sugar and cinnamon. Stir in milk, eggs and vanilla extract.

Spray preheated waffle iron with nonstick cooking spray. Pour mix onto hot waffle iron. Cook until golden brown. Serve hot.