DSCF1802Waffles! But first, check that your baking powder hasn’t expired! Typically baking powder has a shelf life of about a year, after which it’s time to get a new can. Apparently baking soda is much more shelf stable, but probably good to check every now and then. Ok, then when you’re ready…

Makes 4 small waffles or 2 full size waffles
You need:
1 large bowl, 1 medium bowl, 1 small bowl
1 heat-proof liquid measuring cup
1 egg beater, 1 spatula, 1 whisk
a waffle maker!
1 large egg, separated, at room temperature
1 c all-purpose flour, loose
1/2 Tbsp baking powder
3/4 Tbsp granulated sugar
pinch salt
3/4 c milk, warm
1/4 c unsalted butter, melted
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp ground cinnamon, optional

DSCF1793DSCF1797DSCF1798In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients: 1 c all-purpose flour, 1/2 Tbsp baking powder, 3/4 Tbsp granulated sugar and a pinch salt. Set aside.

Melt 1/4 c unsalted butter in the microwave. In a heat proof liquid measuring cup, heat 3/4 c milk until lukewarm. Add in the melted butter, slightly beaten egg yolk, 1/2 tsp vanilla extract and an optional 1 tsp ground cinnamon. Pour all liquid ingredients into the dry ingredients, mix well with a whisk.

Whip egg white ’til soft peaks, the fold into the batter with a spatula until just combined.

Pour final batter into waffle maker, following your waffle maker’s instructions. In my case, a cast aluminum stovetop waffle maker.


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  • April 12, 2016 at 8:47 am

    You have me to thank for that expiration tip hahah


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