Georgia Grits Waffles

Georgia Grits WafflesRecipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck
Serve with Vanilla Crème Anglaise and Maple-Bacon Praline Syrup.


Makes 8 servings
Total time: 50 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 25 Minutes
Total: 50 Minutes


1/2 cup uncooked regular grits
6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cubed
3/4 cup buttermilk
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda


1. Bring 2 cups water to a boil over medium-high heat in a medium saucepan. Whisk in grits; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring often, 15 minutes or until tender. Stir in butter until melted; cool to room temperature. Stir in buttermilk and eggs.

2. Whisk together flour and next 3 ingredients in a small bowl. Stir flour mixture into grits mixture until just combined.

3. Cook in a preheated, oiled waffle iron until golden (about 1/3 cup batter each).

Brought to the table by cookbook author Constance Snow (adapted from The Rustic Table cookbook).