Get my recipe for the best waffles ever - they're crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside, and they have a slightly sweet and deliciously buttery taste.
I've been making waffles for years and years now, and my waffle recipe has slowly been perfected over time. Waffles are one of our family's favourite breakfast or brunch foods, and with Christmas coming up they'll probably end up on our Christmas morning menu.
This recipe is part of the Seasonal Simplicity recipe blog hop hosted by Krista of The Happy Housie, so after you've had a look at my recipe, make sure to check out all of the other Christmas recipes linked at the bottom of this post for more yummy ideas!
My recipe started from a Company's Coming recipe book, and I've tweaked a couple of things to make it just right.
These waffles turn out delicious and fluffy every time, and there are a couple of tricks that I think make them perfect.
The most important trick, in my opinion? It's separating the egg yolks from the whites, beating the whites until they're fluffy, and then folding them into the waffle batter right before the waffles are cooked. The next little thing that makes these waffles so yummy is adding a mix of butter and canola oil to the batter as the fat. The butter gives the waffles their delicious taste, and the oil gives them their lightness.
Your waffle iron is important, too. We have this Breakfast Central machine and it makes giant waffles with the perfect shape and thickness.
Ready to try my recipe? Here it is! This makes 10 very large waffles, so halve the recipe if you're using a smaller waffle iron or have a less hungry waffle-eating family than ours.
- 3 cups flour
- 4 tbsp granulated sugar
- 2 tbsp baking powder
- 1 tsp salt
- 4 egg whites
- 4 egg yolks
- ¼ c melted butter
- ¼ c canola oil
- 2¾ cups milk
- Stir first 4 ingredients together in a large bowl.
- Add egg yolks, butter and oil. Mix.
- Add milk and mix.
- Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into batter.
- Cook in hot waffle iron until browned.
To make my stack of waffles feel extra special and a little festive for a Christmas morning breakfast or brunch idea, I garnished it with some homemade sugared cranberries and sprigs of rosemary.
You can learn how to make sugared cranberries right here (they're so pretty and fun to make)!
Now come get more delicious Christmas recipe ideas from my blogging friends!
And today I'm joined by some friends who are also sharing their amazing holiday recipes with you!
How to Make Mulled Wine (Glühwein Recipe) at The Happy Housie
DIY Colonial Gingerbread House at Sincerely, Marie Designs
Christmas Wreath Veggie Pizza at Clean & Scentsible
Homemade Egg Nog at Town and Country Living
Easy Holiday Appetizer at Rooms FOR Rent
Secret Ingredient Gingerbread Cookies at Jenna Kate at Home
Snowball Cookies at Finding Silver Pennies
Easy Gluten Free Shortbread with White Chocolate and Toffee at Home Made Lovely
Brown Butter Sugar Cookies with Chocolate Ganache
The Best One Hour Orange Rolls at Summer Adams Designs
Cake Mix Quick Bread Recipe at On Sutton Place
Best Waffle Recipe Ever at The DIY Mommy
The Most Chocolatey Hot Chocolate Cookies at A Pretty Life
Eggnog Bread Recipe at Tauni Everett
Instant Pot Ham at TIDBITS Marci
Toblerone Shortbread with Browned Flour at Life is a Party
Spicy Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies at Modern Glam
Christmas Tree Marshmallow Hot Cocoa Toppers at The Turquoise Home
Easy Creme Brule for the Holidays at Hallstrom Home