This Buttermilk Waffles Recipe has a beautiful crunchy golden brown exterior with a tender and flavorful texture inside. It’s the best waffle recipe ever! Also try my Chicken and Waffle Sliders!
BUTTERMILK WAFFLES RECIPE
This old fashioned buttermilk waffles recipe is one of the best breakfast meals around. While I tend to wax poetically over pancakes a lot on my blog, I truly do have a love for waffles, especially these. I truly think this is the best buttermilk waffles recipe on the web, possibly the best waffle recipe ever!
MY LOVE FOR BUTTERMILK WAFFLES
My love for buttermilk waffles didn’t begin during my childhood. As a youth, my breakfasts were mostly composed of bacon, scrambled eggs, grits and toast. When I got to college, my three best friends and I would frequent a diner for dinner that served breakfast 24 hours a day. It was our late night spot filled with glass displays of classic layer cakes and pies.
At this diner, we would chat about classes (fun fact: we were all film majors) and eat breakfast pancakes and buttermilk waffles at 11 pm, 12 midnight and sometimes later. Some of my favorite memories from college were at this diner. Talking about life, love, goals, classes, crazy professors and the future with your best gal pals never gets old, even now. After being out of college for over 10 years now, I realize how important those moments were to the shaping of me. Even now, I can’t wait to go to brunch with my girlfriends to catch up.
I am so grateful for those times and the memories that accompany them. This buttermilk waffles recipe is an ode to my college gals who passed the syrup during those late nights ten years ago while making me laugh at the same time. They are perfectly crispy and golden brown on the outside and beautifully tender and doughy on the inside. Plus don’t forget that amazing buttermilk flavor throughout! If you love buttermilk waffles, these are the ones for you.
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- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 2 large eggs separated
- 2 cups buttermilk
- 6 tablespoons salted butter melted
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- In one large bowl, whisk together flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, and ground cinnamon.
- Next whisk in egg yolks, buttermilk, melted butter and vanilla extract.
- Beat remaining egg whites until stiff peaks form.
- Gently fold stiff egg whites into batter.
- Heat waffle maker, spray maker with non-stick spray and prepare waffles according to manufacturer’s instructions.
- Serve warm and enjoy.
Made a mistake by using unsalted butter. They turned out floppy and not crispy. The saving grace for these was to make pancakes! yummy!
Regardless of my mistake, the flavor was delicious and I will try them again next weekend. Thank you.
Joy Yeager says
These waffles look delicious and now I am going out to buy a waffle iron. Can hardly wait to make them.
These are the best buttermilk waffles!!! I’ve tried a couple of recipes online, and these are by far THE BEST!!! These will definitely be my go to; thank you for this great recipe.
Made these today as a special treat for vacation. Wow. They are so delicious. Crispy on the outside and light and fluffy inside. The hint of cinnamon is so so good!!!
These waffles are similar to the Williamsburg Pecan Waffles, although more butter is used in the Williamsburg version. Also no spray on the waffle iron.
These are like the ones my mother always made and that was 74 years ago. She didn’t however use buttermilk just whole milk. Sometimes she used cake flour for a fluffier waffle. I am going to make some with the buttermilk to see if I will enjoy them more.
Waffle lover says
I don’t have a waffle maker so I’m gonna leave it in the oven for a while I hope it’s works
Demi Diamandis says
Love these, they were so fluffy, tasted amazing and were so easy to make! The buttermilk added a nice tang. Will definitely use this recipe again!
Tierra Richmond says
Hello, I want to make your recipe for a karaoke with chicken and waffles party! I can make the batter approx 2 hours and advance? Would the egg whites hold? Lastly, do you think I can make the waffles 20 minutes before the event and heat them as served? I want guest to enjoy the food – I only have one waffle iron. Any suggestions?
Thanks loads – Hi I love your site btw!
These were delicious waffles! Way better than from a box. Lightly crisp on the outside and soft in the middle. Family loved it this way.
Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes) says
Hooray so glad you enjoyed!