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Homemade waffles on a plate with toppings

Easy Waffles

This Easy Waffle recipe uses simple ingredients from your pantry and can be made in less than 15 minutes. Make up a bunch at once and freeze the rest for later!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Easy Waffles
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 large waffles
Calories 264kcal
Author Erica Walker


  • Waffle Maker



  • Searate the egg yolks from the egg whites. In a mixing bowl, whisk egg yolks until well combined. This can also be done with hand beaters or a stand mixer. In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until foamy and peaks form. set aside.
    Eggs being beaten for waffles
  • Add milk, butter, vanilla, flour, sugar, baking powder and salt and continue mixing until combined. Once combined, fold in egg whites.
    Waffle ingredients in a mixing bowl
  • Heat waffle iron. Once HOT, spray with cooking spray spoon desired amount of waffle mixture onto the waffle iron (the amount of mixture you use per batch will depend on your waffle iron), cook until golden brown or according to waffle iron instructions.
    Waffle being cooked in a waffle iron
  • Serve with syrup, jam, berries, and/or whipped cream
    Waffles with syrup, strawberries, berries, and whipped cream


Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 216mg | Potassium: 280mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 523IU | Calcium: 145mg | Iron: 2mg