Saturday, April 04, 2009
Saturday morning waffles
I got to sleep in this morning, until 8:00 AM!!  This is usually unheard of, considering Snuggle Bug is usually up by 6:00 or 6:30 AM.

Feeling refreshed after my sleep-in, I decided to make the kids waffles for breakfast!  Of course, they wanted to put on their aprons and help.  They're getting quite good about pouring in ingredients and mixing them up.  Snuggle Bug can even crack eggs into a bowl without dropping in the shells! 

The kids LOVED their waffles, that they helped make!  

I have a Toastmaster Belgian waffle maker, and the recipe that came with it is fantastic, so I thought I'd share.

Enjoy your weekend!

Toastmaster Belgian Waffles

Ingredients
1 3/4 cup flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
3 eggs
7 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 1/2 cups milk

Directions
Preheat the waffle iron. Sift the dry indredients into a medium sized bowl. Separate the eggs, putting the egg whites in smaller bowl. Beat the egg whites until they are stiff. (If you are using an electric mixer, you can beat the egg whites first, then beat the batter without having to wash the beaters. The reverse is not true. If you beat the batter first and you have to wash the beaters before beating the egg whites.) Add the egg yolks, oil and milk all at one time to the dry indredients. Beat until there are no lumps in the batter. Fold the egg whites into the other batter using a spatula or other flat utinsel. Put a full 1/2 cup of batter in your waffle iron to make a 9-inch round waffle. This recipe makes about eight 9 inch waffles.

If this recipe makes too many waffles for one setting, try freezing the waffles you do not eat. After the waffles have been cooked in the waffle iron, put them out on a cooling rack. When they are cool, place them in a plastic bag taking out as much air from the bag as possible. Then freeze the bag of waffles. The next time you want a quick waffle, microwave one from the freezer for about 45 to 60 seconds. They are almost as good as fresh waffles.

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5 Comments:
At 6:42 PM, Blogger Erin said...

I am glad you got to sleep in - V is usually up by 7, so I understand how nice it is to get some extra rest!

 
At 3:41 AM, Blogger therextras said...

I think I'm going back to bed in a few...*yawn*

I updated my fish tacos post with photos last night. !

Barbara

 
At 11:17 AM, Blogger Dawnelle said...

yum! And 8 sounds great!

 
At 1:40 PM, Blogger Lovingmyamazinglife said...

Whenever I make waffles theirs sadly never left overs to freeze.I understand the sleep thing,we have little one stay in bed until 8am most mornings now,which is wonderful!She is usually a 7am kiddo,but has made it to 9am once or twice,talk about great!

 
At 2:10 PM, Blogger Adoption Etiquette said...

Did you take that picture? You can't possibly be parenting, working and taking all these amazing photographs?! The waffles even look like a piece of crispy sweet heaven!

 

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