Honey Waffles

Honey Waffles

(4 servings)    Printable Version
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 and 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs - separated
  • 6 Tablespoons butter - melted
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
In a small bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Set aside.

In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.

In a seperate bowl, beat the egg yolks. Add milk and mix well.

Combine egg yolk mixture, flour mixture and melted butter and mix well. Gently fold in egg whites.

Bake in heated, greased waffle iron according to manufacturer's directions.

Serve with maple syrup or other favorite topping.


This is our family's basic waffle recipe. It's a reliable batter with honey instead of sugar.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank casey for this recipe.

Comments About This Recipe
What do you think of Honey Waffles?
Overall Average Rating = 4 (out of 5)
Based on 15 votes.


From Eric-3
Rating (out of 5):  

I wanted to make these, as I can't have any refined sugar. Big Mistake. I've had a lot of waffles in my lifetime, and these were some of the worst. They were bland and even when fully cooked, stuck to the roof of your mouth. Will not be trying again.

Comment submitted: 5/13/2017 (#20290)



From G.Ma Becky
Rating (out of 5):  

Very good! Directions about when to add the honey were missing, so I heated it and added it to the butter.

Comment submitted: 8/6/2016 (#20015)



From Kevin
Rating (out of 5):  

I made these exactly as written, the first time. It's kind of funny how a recipe that's fairly picky about the order of things forgets to mention when to add the main ingredient in the name (honey). I put it in when adding the egg whites. Not sure it all makes any difference. The waffles came out somewhat dark, compared to other recipes on my waffle iron. They have a slight cinnamon taste - kind of new to me. Not all that fluffy, though. They were okay, I guess - I won't go so far as to rate them "very good". I've made them again, with the same ingredients but without the complicated steps (i.e., all in one bowl), and didn't see any difference.

Comment submitted: 3/17/2016 (#19833)



Official Member: Team BreakfastFrom grassyhillz13 (Team Breakfast Member)
Rating (out of 5):  

Thought they was pretty good. Just basic waffles with a light hint of honey flavor (barely noticeable). Next time, I'd add a little vanilla and a dash of nutmeg for just a little bit more flavor. But overall, we were all happy with these.

Comment submitted: 9/20/2013 (#16562)



From Good Buddy
Rating (out of 5):  

Thick when mixing but very tasty.

Comment submitted: 2/19/2012 (#13555)



From V. Price
Rating (out of 5):  

Pretty good. Add a little vanilla too. Not as good as the recipe called Best Waffle Ever on this site. That one is the best so far.

Comment submitted: 9/26/2010 (#11289)



From scammer
Rating (out of 5):  

I agree with previous comment. If you add the honey with the egg yolks, the waffles turn out fine. This is a good recipe, not a great one.

Comment submitted: 12/20/2009 (#9254)



From mott
Rating (out of 5):  

They don't really look like on the picture.

More darker, almost brown. & not that fluffy. Half of fluffiness compared to the picture.

BTW, I dont get it, why cant i just mix all up & start baking?

Comment submitted: 6/6/2009 (#8227)



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

I love these waffles! They come out a little more cakey than other waffles I've tried, from the very thick batter. And the cinnamon is just enough of a different flavor to make them really stand out. Yum!

Comment submitted: 5/21/2009 (#8143)



From Cupps
Rating (out of 5):  

This recipe has one minor flaw... there is no instruction as to when the honey is to be added to the mix. I found that it goes in nicely with the egg yolks, it allows you to blend the honey so it goes in smoothe:)

Comment submitted: 1/11/2009 (#7333)



From BluEiz

When is the honey supposed to go in? and is it there any alternative to butter?

Comment submitted: 1/3/2009 (#7258)



From O.G.
Rating (out of 5):  

This is the best waffle I have ever tasted! The only problem I had was that it was a little to big!!

Comment submitted: 12/31/2008 (#7232)



From A-P-Real
Rating (out of 5):  

Mmmm...delicious! I added chocolate chips. And put the honey in with the melted butter. A tad bit salty.

Comment submitted: 7/8/2008 (#5849)



From rayne
Rating (out of 5):  

Yummy!

Comment submitted: 5/23/2008 (#5341)



From bobs
Rating (out of 5):  

These are great. I put the honey in the butter after melting otherwise got too sticky in the cold milk and eggs.

Comment submitted: 12/26/2007 (#4256)



From MGaray83
Rating (out of 5):  

When do you add the honey to the mixture?

Comment submitted: 11/18/2007 (#4023)



From Sexy Brandy

Free honey? Or sugar free honey?

Comment submitted: 5/17/2007 (#2429)



From Waffleese

Where do I get free honey?

Comment submitted: 10/28/2006 (#585)





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