- 2 cup sifted flour
- 3 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 3 eggs, separated
- 2-1/4 cups milk
- 1/4 cup melted shortening
Sift flour, baking powder, salt and sugar together.
Combine beaten egg yolks, milk and melted shortening. Stir quickly into dry ingredients.
Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites and bake on hot waffle iron.
Serve with syrup or honey.
Bacon Waffles – Decrease shortening to 2 tablespoons and add 1 slice crisp bacon, chopped, to each waffle before closing iron.
Buckwheat Waffles – Decrease white flour to 1 cup. Add 1 cup buckwheat flour. Increase baking powder to 4 tsp.
Coconut Waffles – Add 1 cup shredded coconut to batter.
Nut Waffles – Add 1 cup chopped nuts to waffle batter.
Strawberry Waffles – Crush 1 pint strawberries. Whip 1/2 cup heavy cream, add 1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar and few drops vanilla. Cover waffles with strawberries and top with cream.