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Buttermilk Waffles Recipe

Buttermilk Waffles Recipe

The recipe for these traditional waffles may seem plain, but the waffles are anything but! Everyone loves their extra-light texture and are delighted with their great taste.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:7 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • Fresh apricot slices, optional
  • Mint leaves, optional


  • 1. In a bowl, combine dry ingredients. In another bowl, beat egg yolks. Add buttermilk, sour cream and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until combined. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into batter. Bake in a preheated waffle iron according to manufacturer's directions until golden brown. Garnish with apricots and mint leaves if desired. Yield: 14-16 waffles (4 inches).

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 373 calories, 22 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 109 mg cholesterol, 744 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 9 g protein.