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The Best Waffles

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 16 5 x 4 inch waffles


  • 2 cups flour
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • teaspoons baking powder
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs separated
  • cups whole milk
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter melted and cooled
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • sliced strawberries, powdered sugar, maple syrup for serving


  • Preheat waffle iron according to manufacturer's instructions. In a large bowl, add flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Whisk together until combined. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, add egg yolks, milk, melted butter, and vanilla extract. Whisk together to combine. Add to dry ingredients and whisk together just until combined.
  • Beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Add to batter and gently fold in just until combined.
  • Spray nonstick spray on preheat waffle iron. Add batter to waffle iron and cook according to manufacturer's instructions. Mine held 1 cup of batter but yours could hold more or less depending on the size of the iron. Repeat with all of the batter.
  • Serve with sliced strawberries. powdered sugar, and maple syrup.


Recipe adapted from Taste of Home