Grandma’s Waffles

Everyone loves waking up to waffles on a weekend morning! Use up soon-to-expire eggs or milk in this recipe from dairy farmer Brett Reinford.


  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 cups flour
  • 5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Separate eggs and with an electric mixer, beat egg whites until stiff. Set aside.

  2. In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks for 1 minute. Add milk and beat for another minute. At low speed, add dry ingredients.

  3. Once incorporated, beat for one minute on high and mix in melted butter.

  4. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.

  5. Pour mixture into a waffle maker and follow manufacturer’s instructions.

  6. For topping: Combine butter, sugar and flour in a small saucepan. Add milk and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Pour over waffles and serve with fresh fruit.

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