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Homemade Waffles from Scratch

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Does it get better than Homemade Waffles from Scratch? Waffles are a breakfast staple, and there’s nothing better than making them from scratch. This recipe is foolproof, the ingredients are all easy to find in your pantry or fridge and it will take you less time than going out for breakfast.

The waffles on a serving plate.

Homemade Waffles from Scratch

Waffles from scratch are so good and easy to make. This recipe only uses a few ingredients and most of these are common in your household. All you need to do is combine all of the ingredients and pour them into a waffle iron to form the waffles. You can combine a variety of things with waffles like Cheesy Cornbread Waffles with Chili and Nashville Chicken and Waffles.

Ingredients

  • Flour- Use all-purpose flour for the best results.
  • Baking Powder- This will allow the recipe to rise in the waffle iron.
  • Salt- This will bring out the flavors.
  • Milk- You can use whole or 2% milk.
  • Eggs- Use these at room temperature.
  • Oil- Use vegetable or canola oil for this recipe.

How to Make Homemade Waffles

First, add the flour, baking powder, and salt into a large bowl and combine using a whisk.

Combining the ingredients into a bowl.

Secondly, in 2 bowls, you will need to separate the egg whites and yolks.

Next, pour in the milk, egg yolks, and oil into the large bowl containing the dry mixture and combine until smooth.

Now, using a whisk, mix the egg whites until foamy in a small bowl.

After, add the egg whites into the batter and combine until fully incorporated, but make sure not to over mix the ingredients.

Folding in the egg whites.

Then, use Pam baking spray to grease the heated waffle iron.

Next, pour the batter into the prepared waffle iron using a measuring cup or spoon.

Pouring the batter into the waffle iron.

Finally, you will cook each waffle for about 5-8 minutes depending on the waffle iron you are using.

The finished waffle in the waffle iron.

Serve straight away with some syrup and top with a bit of powdered sugar, or fruit.

Enjoy!

The finished waffles topped with cut strawberries.

How to Keep Homemade Waffles Warm?

Keeping your homemade waffles warm is important. You don’t want the waffles to become too cold or soggy from the steam. So, take out a baking sheet and arrange the waffles onto the sheet without stacking them. You can then place them in the oven until you are ready to serve.

How to Store and Reheat Waffles from Scratch?

You will want to store the waffles in an airtight container or Ziploc bag. Place them in the fridge or freezer for longer shelf life. You can pop them in the toaster to reheat or place them into the oven to bake for 10 minutes at 300 degrees.

The waffles topped with quarter pieces of waffle.

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Homemade Waffles

Published By Jill
Does it get better than Homemade Waffles from Scratch? Waffles are a breakfast staple, and there's nothing better than making them from scratch. This recipe is foolproof, the ingredients are all easy to find in your pantry or fridge and it will take you less time than going out for breakfast.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 large eggs separated
  • cup oil canola, or vegetable

Instructions
 

  • In a large bowl, add flour, baking powder, and salt, whisk to combine
  • Separate eggs whites and yolks into 2 bowls
  • Add milk, egg yolks, and oil to dry ingredients and whisk until smooth
  • In a small bowl, whisk the egg whites until very foamy
  • Fold egg whites into waffle batter until incorporated, but don’t overbeat
  • Heat waffle iron and spray with non-stick cooking spray
  • Using a pourable measuring cup or ladle, fill waffle iron with batter
  • Cook for 5-8 minutes or until golden brown, depending on a waffle maker
  • Remove and serve immediately with syrup, powdered sugar, or fruit
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