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Sour Cream Cardamom Waffles

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


6 waffles (about 6-1/2 inches)

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
Sour Cream Cardamom Waffles Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. 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.
  2. 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 waffle: 271 calories, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 113mg cholesterol, 216mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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