stack of buttermilk waffles with a strawberry on top
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Homemade Buttermilk Waffle Recipe

This buttermilk waffle recipe offers the characteristic tang of buttermilk, making them a perfect canvas for both sweet and savory toppings.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to make waffles
Servings: 6
Calories: 372kcal



  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 large eggs separated
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon optional
  • 4 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 3/4 cups buttermilk
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • Using a stand or hand held mixer, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  • Add sugar and beat for 30 seconds more.
  • Combine remaining ingredients in a separate bowl and stir together, making sure to not over-stir. Fold in the whipped egg whites until just incorporated.
  • Cook in a waffle iron according to manufacturer's instructions.
    waffle in waffle iron


Calories: 372kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 367mg | Potassium: 299mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 468IU | Calcium: 158mg | Iron: 2mg