Sunday, 26 February 2012

It's Waffle Sunday!!

When we went shopping in Great Falls, MT in November, we stayed at a hotel where there was a waffle maker in the breakfast area.  Every morning for three days, my son and I had waffles for breakfast and he thought this was just "Top Drawer".  Ever since then, he has been wanting a waffle maker.
A few weeks ago, I found one on sale at Sears, used some Sears points, and Petro Points and when was all done paid about $25 for this waffle maker (original price $149.99).
Now, to try making waffles. 
First we tried a box of mix - tasted like mix and was really dry.  Tried some other homemade versions, but too runny or too dry.  Found this recipe and with some changes have an awesome waffle recipe:

Not Awful Waffles: 
mix in bowl together:
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 tablespoons sugar

- mix in another bowl:
2 egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups milk
6 tablespoons non hydrogenated margarine (melted)
- whisk wet ingredients together then add dry ingredients
- beat egg whites until stiff peaks and then fold into other mixture
- cook in waffle maker as per manufacturer's instructions


Hope this inspires your own creativity...


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