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based on 25 ratings

Top with maple syrup or seasonal fruit, or omit the cinnamon for savory waffles. Substitute buckwheat flour for a gluten-free option.

recipe updated May 15, 2020


  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    180 g (about 1 ½ cups)
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    1 tsp (about 5 g)
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
    1 tsp (about 4.65 g)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    1 tsp (about 6.5 g)
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    1 tsp (about 2.65 g)
  • Buttermilk icon
    490 g (about 2 cups)
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk
    3 (about 60 g)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    50 g (about 3 ½ tbsp)
  • Egg white icon
    Egg white
    3 (about 90 g)


  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Microwave
  • kCook icon Waffle iron
  • kCook icon Stand mixer bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Add all purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, sea salt and ground cinnamon to a clean large mixing bowl
  2. Whisk together
  3. Add buttermilk and egg yolk to a clean medium bowl and mix
  4. Add unsalted butter to a clean small bowl
  5. Melt in microwave and set aside
  6. Add egg white to a clean stand mixer bowl
  7. Whisk until stiff peaks form
  8. Transfer egg yolk and buttermilk mixture to dry ingredients
  9. Mix until combined
  10. Mix melted butter into the batter
  11. Carefully mix one quarter of the egg whites into the batter
  12. Fold the rest of the egg whites into the batter
  13. Heat
  14. Cook one by one
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