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A stack of waffles with cut up strawberries getting maple syrup poured on it.

Waffle Recipe

This EASY waffle recipe makes perfect crisp on the outside, light and tender on the inside waffles.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, British
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10 Waffles
Calories 248kcal


  • Waffle iron


  • 2 1/4 Cups all-purpose flour 270g
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup sugar 50g
  • 3/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter or vegetable oil melted 113g
  • 2 Cups milk 480mL
  • 2 Teaspoons vanilla extract


  • Warm your Waffle iron. If you can choose settings I recommend doing darker for a crispier waffle. In a large bowl whisk the flour, baking soda, salt, and sugar then set aside.
  • Melt the butter in a small bowl, or measure out the vegetable oil. In a medium bowl whisk the milk, eggs and vanilla together. Stir in the melted butter or oil.
  • Add the wet mixture to the dry and mix until combined.
  • Add about 1/3 cup of batter for each waffle. This will depend on the size of your waffle maker so feel free to experiment with amounts. Place on a wire rack until ready to serve so they stay crisp.



MEASURING FLOUR: most of us won't break the kitchen scale out for breakfast and will use a measuring cup to scoop some flour out of the bag. If this is you then use two cups of flour. Give it a light fluff before scooping. If you are using a scale use 270g which is actually 2 1/4 cups. Sounds odd but after lots of recipe testing this is my best advice. 
Use a darker setting if possible. These waffles are best with a CRISP golden exterior.
You can make a big batch of waffles and enjoy them for a few days afterwards. Wrap them up once they're room temp and place in fridge. Pop them into the toaster on a low setting and they'll be warm and crisp!
Don't over-mix the batter. It's really just getting mixed until it comes together. If you see a few lumps don't worry. They'll disappear in the waffle iron.
You can use a combination of butter and oil if desired, Oil gives crisp waffles but butter tastes great , I like to use 1/4 cup of each when I make these. 


Serving: 1waffle | Calories: 248kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 290mg | Potassium: 107mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 410IU | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 1mg