Buckwheat Waffles

(2 servings)

  • 1 cup self raising flour
  • 1/2 cup buckwheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 large eggs - separated
  • 2 Tablespoons sour cream
  • 4 Tablespoons butter - melted
  • 1 and 1/2 cups milk
Mix all ingredients, except for egg whites.

Beat egg whites to stiff peaks and fold into mixture.

Cook in your waffle iron for about 2 and 1/2 minutes until golden.

What the heck is buckwheat? Buckwheat is not itself a cereal. It's actually an herb. The seeds of the buckwheat plant are used to make buckwheat flour. Buckwheat originated in Russia. You may have heard the term "Kasha" associated with buckwheat. That's because kasha is roasted buckwheat seeds.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank Checkers for this recipe.

Recipe number 222. Submitted 5/6/2002.