Crispy Buttermilk Waffles

Crispy Buttermilk Waffles

I haven’t gotten a chance yet to make the Halpern overnight yeast waffles made always perfectly by my mother-in-law Pat Halpern but when I wake up early enough in the summer, I am able to whip up a batch of waffles or pancakes for my family. There are so many recipes for waffles but this is a gem out of all the recipes that I’ve experimented with. I stumbled upon Secret Life of a Chef’s Wife. I tend to look for simple, easy, and quick recipes and this is right on the ball. Straight out of the waffle iron and onto the plate it goes. This recipe features a homemade syrup as well that I still need to try and it sounds so yummy! The crispiness and the subtle taste of buttermilk paired with our favorite maple syrup is comforting on a muggy and rainy summer morning.


2 eggs (separated)
2 cups buttermilk*
2 cups flour
2 tsp bak­ing powder
1 tsp bak­ing soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup melted butter
* if using reg­u­lar milk, decrease to 1 3/4 cups milk and increase bak­ing pow­der to 4 tsp and omit bak­ing soda


1.Place the egg yolks in a large mix­ing bowl.
2.Whisk the dry ingre­di­ents (flour, bak­ing pow­der, bak­ing soda, and salt) together in a large bowl. Set aside.
3.To the yolks, add the but­ter­milk and beat well.
4.Add the dry ingre­di­ents and mix until smooth. Don’t over mix.
5.Add the melted butter
6.Place the whites in bowl of a mixer fit­ted with the whisk attach­ment. Beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
7.Fold the beaten egg whites care­fully into the bat­ter until just incorporated.
8.Bake in hot waf­fle iron until steam­ing stops.
9.Serve right away with yummy but­ter­milk “Change your Life syrup!”



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