crispy waffles

Waffles! They totally deserve the exclamation point. Pancakes have their place, but waffles? Waffles have built-in maple syrup and whipped cream/butter receptacles! No contest.

It’s 5:30 on a Saturday morning, and I’m waffling. Go to bed, or make waffles?

Ahahahaha! Ha ha! Ha. Ahhhh.

[crickets]

I think I’ll go to bed. (Mostly because, if I go downstairs, I’ll have to address the path of destruction that The Beagle left behind. Zack, your rice crackers are no more!)

This post goes out to everyone who’s about to wake up and start their weekend off right…with a hot, crispy, preferably maple-syruped-and-whipped-creamed-and-or-buttered-all-to-hell waffle.(!) With coffee.

waffle with butter and maple syrup (and coffee!)

 

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Waffles (via orangette)

makes about 3 large belgian waffles

3/4 cup all-purpose flour

1/4 cup cornstarch

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon table salt

1 1/2 teaspoons sugar

1/2 cup whole milk

1/2 cup buttermilk

1/3 cup vegetable oil

1 large egg

3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

 

 

Whisk together flour, cornstarch, baking powder, soda, salt, and sugar. Add milk, buttermilk, oil, egg, and vanilla, whisking well until only a few (if any) lumps remain. Cover and let rest at room temperature for about 30 minutes.

Preheat your waffle iron to medium-high (5 on a machine with a dial from 1-7.) You don’t need to grease the waffle iron, the oil in the batter will be sufficient.

Cook waffles until crisp and golden.




  • Your “buttered-to-all-hell” waffles look like a great way to kick off the weekend. Haha- Yum!

  • I’ll skip the coffee (not allowed) but make that an extra waffle for me, please!

  • I love waffles. And fall weather is perfect waffle making time. Thanks for sharing. I look forward to trying!

  • These looks great! I’m constantly getting limp waffles and I’d about given up, so I’ll definitely have to give these a try!

    • Jen

      they’re definitely nice and crispy…i think the cornstarch helps out

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