Light 'N Crispy Waffles (including variations)

“Homemade is always so much better than processed food! Kids always appreciate these! Beating the egg whites separately and folding them gently into the batter ensures a lighter, crispier waffle.”
READY IN:
35mins
YIELD:
8 waffles
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat your waffle maker and set oven temp to"warm" (so you can keep your waffles warm while the others are cooking).
  2. Place all ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Using hand-held electric beaters, beat on low until moistened.
  4. Increase mixer speed to medium, mixing batter until smooth.
  5. By hand, gently fold in the beaten egg whites.
  6. Pour 1/2 cup (125 ml) of batter over the grids.
  7. Close waffle maker gently and bake until steam no longer escapes (about 3-5 min).
  8. Remove waffle with a fork and place on a baking sheet to keep warm in the oven.
  9. Garnish as desired and Enjoy!
  10. Variations: Pecan or Macadamia Nut Waffles-sprinkle 1 Tbsp.
  11. (15 ml) finely chopped nuts (use your favorite) over pre-heated waffle grids.
  12. Pour 1/2 cup batter over nuts and cook as directed.
  13. Bacon Waffles-Cook bacon strips.
  14. Pour 1/2 cup batter over grids.
  15. Lay one bacon strip cut in 1/2 over batter and close.
  16. Bake as directed.
  17. Cheese Waffles- Fold 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) shredded cheddar cheese into batter.
  18. Bake as directed.
  19. Serve with Tuna A La King, Chipped Beef, Sausage Gravy, or your favorite creamed entree.
  20. Blueberry waffles- Fold 2 cups (500 ml) fresh blueberries into batter.
  21. Pour 3/4 cup (200 ml) batter over grids.
  22. Bake until golden.
  23. Chocolate Chip Waffles- Fold 1 cup (250 ml) chocolate chips into batter.
  24. Bake as directed.

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