Raised Waffles Recipe
These 5-star waffles are made with yeast, making them more flavorful and lighter than the average waffle. Plan to make the batter the night before.
- Serves: 4 persons
- ½cup warm water, about 100 F to 105 F
- 1package active dry yeast, about 2 1/4 teaspoons
- 2cups milk, warm
- ½cup melted butter, slightly cooled
- 1teaspoon salt
- 1teaspoon granulated sugar
- 2cups all-purpose flour
- 2large eggs, slightly beaten
- ¼teaspoon baking soda
Step 1Pour the warm water into a large mixing bowl and sprinkle with the active dry yeast. Let the yeast mixture stand for about 5 minutes until the yeast has dissolved.
Step 2To the yeast mixture add the warm milk, melted butter, salt, sugar, and flour; whisk until the batter is well-blended and smooth. Cover the bowl tightly with plastic wrap and let stand overnight at room temperature.
Step 3Just before cooking the waffles, add the eggs and beat until well blended. Add the baking soda, and stir until well mixed - the batter will be thin.
Step 4Pour batter into sections of a very hot waffle iron.
Step 5Cook the waffles until they are golden brown.
Step 6Store leftover waffles in the refrigerator or freezer. Tips Leftover Waffles Let the waffles cool completely; put them in a zip-close food storage bag and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. To freeze, wrap in foil and seal in a freezer bag for up to 3 months.