Overnight Yeast Waffles

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min./batch


10 servings

Updated: Aug. 25, 2023
These easy, fluffy waffles are so delicious. I freeze them so I can enjoy them for breakfast on busy mornings. —Mary Balcomb, Florence, Oregon
Overnight Yeast Waffles Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 cups warm 2% milk (110° to 115°)
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature, lightly beaten
  • 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda


  1. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add sugar; let stand 5 minutes. Add milk, butter and eggs; mix well. Combine flour and salt; stir into milk mixture. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Stir batter; sift in baking soda and stir well. Bake waffles in a preheated waffle maker according to manufacturer’s directions until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

2 waffles: 220 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 366mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.