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Sour Cream Cardamom Waffles

Cardamom has such a delicate flavor. I've been making coffee cakes with this interesting spice for years, and now I found a use for it in waffles. More often than not, my family will request these waffles instead of plain ones.—Ruth Andrewson, Leavenworth, Washington
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 waffles (about 6-1/2 inches)


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • Dash salt
  • 2/3 cup 2% milk
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • Honey or syrup


  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, cardamom and salt. In a small bowl, combine the milk, sour cream, butter and egg yolks; 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 (waffles will be soft). Serve with honey or syrup.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 271 calories, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 113mg cholesterol, 216mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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