grandma's homemade waffles

Grandma’s Homemade Waffles

This recipe for Grandma’s homemade waffles is made with eggs, sugar, milk, and butter. Whipped egg whites make these waffles light, delicate, and fluffy. Serve for breakfast or brunch with real dairy butter and maple syrup.

If your have been searching for waffles like Grandma used to make, try this delicious recipe that was made by my Grandmother for many years on her dairy farm and made in large quantities.

This sweet treat was served for breakfast for her husband, 5 hungry boys and a couple of hired hands. There certainly weren’t any leftovers.

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These waffles are crisp, light, delicate, and absolutely delicious because of the whipped egg whites added to the recipe.They are best served with real dairy butter and maple syrup.

If you need an alternative topping to maple syrup, you can also try these recipes for creamy whipped orange butter or homemade blueberry sauce.

Waffles, Waffles, Waffles!

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Made these for my family this morning after my husband tossed a batch of dense waffles from a mix. These are delicious and light- a definite keeper!” – Keisha Stevens Williams via FB

“I prepared your waffle recipe and the results were great. They taste great very light waffles. Thanks for your recipe.” – Goya R Delgado via FB

Grandma’s Homemade Waffles Recipe

Grandma's Homemade Waffles
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This waffle recipe is made with eggs, sugar, milk, and butter. Whipped egg whites make these waffles light, delicate, and fluffy. Serve for breakfast or brunch with real dairy butter and maple syrup.
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Serves: 7
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 6 Tablespoons butter, melted
  1. Preheat waffle iron or waffle maker.
  2. Separate eggs. With an electric hand mixer, beat the whites of two eggs until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg yolks , sugar, and milk together until combined.
  4. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, salt, and baking powder. Make a well in the center.
  5. Add the egg yolk, sugar and milk mixture to the flour mixture. Mix well.
  6. Stir in the melted butter. Mix well.
  7. Fold in the beaten egg whites.
  8. Fry in your waffle iron according to the manufacturer's directions.
This recipe makes about 7- 7" waffles.

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AboutLaura Jean Warnke

Laura Jean Warnke is a mom, wife, and Midwest cook that enjoys sharing many of her family's favorite comfort food recipes. She grew up on a farm in Wisconsin and loves to bring that farm-style home cooking to your table.

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