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July 25, 2008

I grew up on mixes. More specifically, cake mixes, pancake mixes, waffle mixes. They’re great time savers, and I have lovely memories of my mother cooking a nice hot breakfast for me nearly every day…even though most mornings she’d already been to work for a couple hours before heading home to get her little brood off to school. I really appreciate her doing that for me (us).

I don’t profess to be a great cook (we’re not too fancy around this place), but I have discovered that I enjoy cooking from ‘scratch’. Can’t say I always do, but it usually doesn’t take much longer than the mix.

These waffles are my little girl’s favorite breakfast. I often double the batch and pop the leftovers in the freezer. They warm up just right in the toaster on those scramble-to-get-everything-done-before-we-have to-head-out-the-door-mornings. Hope you like ’em!

Easy Waffles

1 3/4 c. flour
1/2 t. salt
3 t. baking powder
2 beaten egg yolks
1 1/2 c. milk
1/2 c. oil
2 stiffly beaten egg whites

 Beat egg whites. While they’re in the mixer,
 combine flour, salt, baking powder.
In a separate bowl, combine milk, oil and yolks.
Slowly add wet mixture to dry mixture and mix well.
Fold in egg whites.
Bake in waffle iron and serve.

One Comment leave one →
  1. Cammi permalink
    July 25, 2008 10:24 pm

    MMmmm … this is one of my favorites too. In fact, I was JUST promising myself I’d make them Sunday morning 🙂

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