Best Waffles Ever

Best Waffles Ever

(5 servings)    Printable Version
  • 1 and 3/4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 beaten egg yolks
  • 1 and 3/4 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 egg whites - beaten stiffly
Mix all dry ingredients. Combine yolks and milk. Stir into dry ingredients. Stir in oil and mix. GENTLY fold in beaten egg whites, do not over mix.

Pour about 1/2 cup at a time into waffle iron.

So light and so fluffy! This is the best-reviewed waffle recipe on

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Overall Average Rating = 5 (out of 5)
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From H.V.J.
Rating (out of 5):  

These waffles set my house on fire... with FLAVOR! They were amazing :)

Comment submitted: 10/3/2017 (#20420)

From Pianomeg
Rating (out of 5):  

This is the ONLY waffle recipe you will ever need! Perfection.

Comment submitted: 9/29/2017 (#20416)

From Team WSU
Rating (out of 5):  

Was easy. Was delicious. Will make again.

Comment submitted: 8/21/2017 (#20386)

From Kiki
Rating (out of 5):  

This really is the best ever waffle recipe! I also added a touch of vanilla extract but otherwise followed the recipe to the letter. Everyone loved them, even my extra particular oldest daughter proclaimed them delicious. I'm putting them to the teenage sleepover breakfast test in a couple of weeks. Thank you.

Comment submitted: 7/28/2017 (#20369)

From lalark
Rating (out of 5):  

These were great! I added a little vanilla to the batter was the only change I made. This was the best recipe I found for grill pan waffles :)

Comment submitted: 7/23/2017 (#20367)

From W. Advice

For best results, don't replace the vegetable oil with butter. Butter has water in it. When heated, that creates steam and that usually mean a soggy waffle.

Comment submitted: 6/27/2017 (#20344)

From Jim E.
Rating (out of 5):  

My go to recipe for waffles. Thanks Mr. Breakfast!

Comment submitted: 5/7/2017 (#20281)

From Use Butter?

Does anyone use butter instead of oil? I was surprised that NO recipes for waffles call for butter. Isn't it supposed to make the waffle crispy and more delicious?

Comment submitted: 4/18/2017 (#20263)

From madmax
Rating (out of 5):  

Wow - it really did work! Superb results. Thanks big time.

Comment submitted: 3/19/2017 (#20227)

From Greg
Rating (out of 5):  

Made these for the first time, and was totally blown away. Easily the best waffle recipe I've tried, and I've tried quite a few.

Comment submitted: 11/25/2016 (#20130)

From Jacqueline
Rating (out of 5):  

Two words: yummy and yummy!

Comment submitted: 10/26/2016 (#20089)

Official Member: Team BreakfastFrom Marwa_n7 (Team Breakfast Member)
Rating (out of 5):  

After trying so many recipes, I finally found the perfect one... thank you so much!

Comment submitted: 8/31/2016 (#20035)

From Donna M.
Rating (out of 5):  

We've tried them all, and NONE come close to this amazing recipe! It's been a great friend especially on our long Alaska nights when there's nothing else to do except pig out! In fact, it's so good it's actually led to "other things" - However, I don't suggest eating them in bed... too sticky! LOL Simply a Great Recipe!!!

Comment submitted: 5/29/2016 (#19953)

From Mia
Rating (out of 5):  

I made these into waffle sandwiches with avsimple egg omelet and bacon strips as the filling. I sprinkled powdered sugar on top and served with warm maple syrup. They received rave reviews. Great recipe! Thank you!

Comment submitted: 5/16/2016 (#19929)

From G.W.T.
Rating (out of 5):  

Great waffles... I added vanilla and a touch more sugar and they were awesome.

Comment submitted: 5/15/2016 (#19927)

Official Member: Team BreakfastFrom eddietv (Team Breakfast Member)
Rating (out of 5):  

This recipe is the bomb! Replaced my last great waffle recipe because it is even better! The whole family loves it!

Comment submitted: 4/25/2016 (#19891)

From Retired Sailor
Rating (out of 5):  

Best waffles ever! The Donkey (Eddie Murphy) on Shrek would be very pleased to belly up to the breakfast table with the Ogre and friends to enjoy some of these fantastic "WAFFLES". They were extra crispy on the outside and fluffy and tender on the inside. I added a teaspoon of vanilla, two shakes of cinnamon, one shake of nutmeg and an extra egg white. Don't over mix either. I served them at a brunch with omelets to order and bloody Marys; the waffles were the talk of the brunch. I thought people were going to pass-out they were so good; the folks raved about them. Serve with melted butter and warm maple syrup and you'll be in waffle heaven:^)

Comment submitted: 4/18/2016 (#19880)

From Nate

How many waffles does this make?

Comment submitted: 4/17/2016 (#19877)

From Cheryl
Rating (out of 5):  

Fantastic tasting waffles - light and crispy on the outside. For our family, we modified it a little and added 3 tbsp of sugar, 2 tsp of vanilla and 1 tbsp of cinnamon - highly recommended!

Comment submitted: 4/2/2016 (#19856)

From VanessaA
Rating (out of 5):  

This waffle recipe is amazing! Better than any other store bought or homemade waffle I have ever made, and I've made quite a few. These are just worth every effort. I leave the dry ingredients pre-mixed and add the eggs in when I'm ready to make them to diminish the work, especially on early mornings.

Comment submitted: 3/21/2016 (#19842)

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