Waffles From Scratch

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


8 waffles (about 4 inches)

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
On Saturdays, my mom and I always went shopping, but before we left, she made my favorite lunch, homemade waffles from scratch. They were about 8 inches around and prepared in a grill set on top of the stove. Those waffles were so delicious! —Florence Dean, Towson, Maryland


  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • Confectioners' sugar and fresh fruit or maple syrup


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt. In a small bowl, whisk egg yolks, milk and butter. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  2. In a small bowl, beat egg whites on medium speed until soft peaks form. Fold into batter.
  3. Bake in a preheated waffle iron according to manufacturer's directions until golden brown. Top with confectioners' sugar and fruit or serve with syrup.

Nutrition Facts

2 each: 674 calories, 31g fat (18g saturated fat), 281mg cholesterol, 1084mg sodium, 78g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 20g protein.

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