Recipe by Sweetiebarbara
My sister gave me a cookbook back in the 60's that had this marvelous waffle recipe in it by Jackie Kennedy. Truly it is fit for our White House. I copied the recipe over many times, and like to use it for company or leisurely weekend mornings. One of the marvelous things about this recipe, is that the waffles freeze well. I bought a new Waffle iron, and the waffles fit into a (wide opening) toaster. I plan to make these for Christmas morning, and have it become a tradition.
Top Review by MontanaSuz
If you're looking for a waffle recipe that produces a nice, light, airy waffle - then this is your recipe. I used 2 tbsp. of sugar but that was the only modification I made on the original recipe. The next time I will double it because my family commented throughout breakfast about how delicious they were. I used a belgian waffle maker for mine.
- 1⁄2 cup butter (softened)
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 2 egg yolks
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1 cup cake flour
- 1 dash salt
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 2 egg whites (beaten)
Directions See How It's Made
- Cream butter with sugar.
- Add egg yolks and beat in thoroughly.
- Add flour and milk a little at a time.
- Add baking powder, stirring in carefully.
- Fold in stiff egg whites.
- Bake in hot waffle iron, until it stops steaming.
- Serve with butter, hot maple syrup, and fresh fruit.