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based on 24 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 Jan 2, 2020


  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    180g (about 1½ cups)
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    1 tsp (5g)
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
    1 tsp (5g)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    1 tsp (6g)
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    1 tsp (3g)
  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk
    3 (60g)
  • Buttermilk icon
    490ml (2 cups)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    50g (about 3½ tbsp)
  • Egg white icon
    Egg white
    3 (90g)


  • 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 egg yolk to a clean medium bowl
  4. Mix in buttermilk to the milk mixture
  5. Add unsalted butter to a clean small bowl
  6. Melt in microwave and set aside
  7. Add egg white to a clean stand mixer bowl
  8. Whisk until stiff peaks form
  9. Transfer milk mixture to dry ingredients
  10. Mix medium bowl until combined
  11. Mix content of small bowl into medium bowl
  12. Mix one quarter of egg whites into medium bowl
  13. Fold the rest of egg whites into milk mixture
  14. Heat
  15. Cook one by one
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