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Traditional Waffles Recipe

Once I made these light and tasty waffles for my family, they never let me use a prepackaged mix again! For that reason, I usually bake a double batch and freeze the leftovers. Then, on hurried mornings, I just pop them in the toaster for a quick meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2-1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil


  • 1. In a bowl, combine flour and baking powder. Mix eggs, milk and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until combined. Bake in a preheated waffle iron according to manufacturer's directions until golden brown. Yield: 8-10 waffles (about 6-1/2 inches).

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 254 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 254mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein.

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danilane User ID: 2035574 216211
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2014

"Good and easy to make"

CookingUSA User ID: 7138853 13972
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2014

"In my opinion, these waffles were lacking in flavor. I added some sugar, to improve the taste, but that didn't do much. I think I should have added more (I only added a couple tablespoons)."

PetraMary User ID: 6370210 39494
Reviewed May. 12, 2012

"Since trying this recipe I wont even by store bought waffles anymore. I often add other mix ins depends on what I am in the mood for at time but still keep same base recipe."

amfisher User ID: 2224785 18168
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2011

"These turned out great, and were very good to freeze and warm in the toaster."

daddyspunkin_n_mommaspuddin User ID: 1404437 40257
Reviewed May. 26, 2011

"I don't know if I did something wrong, but these came out absolutely horrible."

2princesses2luv User ID: 4369472 19908
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2010

"Very bland. Had absolutely no flavor."

lanettemcwilliams User ID: 5272865 20176
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2010

"I made a big batch of these waffles and froze them and they still tasted really good after being frozen. I highly recommend this waffle recipe!!"

DoogieJanet User ID: 3572154 19907
Reviewed Oct. 18, 2009

"A little tip I learned a long time ago was to separate my eggs, beat the egg whites until stiff and fold in - it gives your waffles a lot of fluffy texture and a little crispness."

Leslie N User ID: 4364437 46929
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2009

"I tried this recipe and found it to be a good foundation to start off. I substituted whole wheat flour and added vanilla, cinnamon. I also have made with choc. chips. Again a great basic recipe to play around with!"

naomisaunt User ID: 1452402 45668
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2009

"I just made these waffles, and thought that they were very bland. Definitely not the best I've had."

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