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Basic Waffles

Yield eight 4-inch waffles


  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt

How to Make It

  1. Combine eggs, milk, and oil in a medium bowl; mix well.

  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt; add to egg mixture, stirring well.

  3. Spoon batter into a preheated, lightly oiled waffle iron, following manufacturer's directions. Cook 5 minutes or until brown and crisp. Remove waffle; keep warm. Repeat procedure with remaining batter. Serve hot with butter and syrup.

  4. For cheese waffles, add 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese to batter before baking.

  5. For ham waffles, sprinkle 1 tablespoon finely chopped cooked ham over batter of each waffle before closing waffle iron.

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