Melt-In-Your-Mouth Homemade Waffles.

This is a recipe for our favorite homemade waffles – slightly crispy on the outside, and so light and fluffy on the inside that they melts in your mouth. These are the ULTIMATE homemade waffles. 

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Best way to spend a Saturday morning?

Making huge stacks of waffles, covered in melty butter, a cascade of maple syrup, and lots of powdered sugar. 😉 Serve it with a bowl of fresh summer berries and you’ve got yourself one yummy breakfast.

BUT no one wants a tough/dry/flavorless waffle – we all want a super light and fluffy, slightly crispy, melty waffle to indulge in. Well, I have finally done it! After testing lots and lot (AND LOTS.) of waffle recipes I have finally found the winner.

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Before my search began, we hardly ever used our waffle maker. (I know.) We store ours in the top cabinet and most of the time we completely forget it’s even up there. I can assure you that will no longer be the case – after making waffles so much lately, I don’t think I will be able to go back to making pancakes ever again. How come I never realized how easy/quick waffles are?? And how much more yummy than pancakes they are?

These waffles are on the table in under 15 minutes – take that weekend breakfast rush! (When everyone wakes up hungry – it’s totally a thing.)

We tried all sorts of different techniques like, adding butter instead of oil, more milk, more flour, egg whites beaten to stiff peaks, baking powder, both baking powder and baking soda and on and on and on. Everyone swears by the egg white method, but I actually found that they waffles were almost too airy and it took so much time to whip the egg whites!

What we ended up with was a soft, fluffy, light, sweet, flavorful, slightly crispy waffle that literally melts in your mouth after being dunked in a maple syrup – just like the ones you get from hotels or waffle houses. Perfection.

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Perfectly crisp
Tender on the inside
Not too sweet
Satisfying
Wholesome
Hearty
Customizable
Simple
QUICK
Perfect for everyday breakfast or weekend brunch

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Waffles

This is a recipe for our favorite homemade waffles – slightly crispy on the outside, and so light and fluffy on the inside that they melts in your mouth. These are the ULTIMATE homemade waffles. 

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (or more depending on how thick the batter is)
1 1/4 cups almond meal
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder (I use double acting baking powder for extra fluffiness)
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups milk (1%, 2%, skim, almond, coconut all work)
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Maple syrup

Directions:

Preheat waffle iron.
Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl.
Combine wet ingredients in a separate bowl.
Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients + stir. Should be pourable and the consistency of a milkshake (if not then add 1/4 cup of flour at a time. It may be too thin if you almond meal isn’t finely ground.). Refrigerate overnight if desired.
Grease waffle iron on both sides.
Add 1/2 cup batter to each waffle section. Drizzle 1-2 Tablespoons of maple syrup over each of the waffles. Close the waffle iron but hold top 1/2-inch open to make extra thick waffles. Cook for 3 minutes until golden brown. Repeat with rest of the batter.

To freeze waffles, wrap in aluminum foil and freeze.

To reheat waffles, wrap in a paper towel and microwave for 1-1.5 minutes.