A few months ago, when I was in my all home-made stage, I found myself trying to rid our home of waffles and pancake mix pancakes. I found a great pancake recipe but every waffle recipe I tried fell flat. I had a cheap waffle maker which was good enough but not great. So, as I usually do, I headed to my guru, Jennifer Perillo at In Jennie’s Kitchen. She has a post about home made Belgian waffles that makes me drool. In her post she references a fancy waffle iron she got as a wedding present. Being the
cheap frugal gal that I am I priced out her version and a few others to see which would give me the most bang for my buck. I can not endorse the one I bought as the best, but I do think it does an adequate job. It is a Cuisinart four slice Belgian. Rather than producing one round, I get four individual waffles so my kids can eat fresh one morning and frozen/toasted the next. One batch of this recipe makes me seven waffles. My kids love them, it’s easy and natural. So, except for my waistline, no one has any complaints! For more mouth watering recipes, please visit Jennifer. I promise you won’t regret it.
1 3/4 cups flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 3/4 cups milk
2 large eggs
1/2 cup melted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Plug in Waffle Iron and let warm while mixing batter
- Stir dry ingredients together
- Whisk eggs
- Add milk while you melt butter
- Add butter and vanilla and stir
- Pour wet over dry ingredients
- Whisk together.
- Pour into iron enough to cover the panels.
- Sit and enjoy the smells wafting through the house
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