Light, Crisp Waffles

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Jen in Victoria

I finally found a recipe for waffles that stay crispy on the outside, yet soft on the inside. I found this at

Top Review by Busters friend

Perfect for 28th anniversary breakfast for two (& some to the parrot & dogs)! Perfect Belgian waffles - crispy outside, tender inside & not too much leftover! Total keeper recipe for special occasions. Thanks for posting Jen in Victoria, BC.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oven to 200°F and heat the waffle iron.
  2. Mix the flour, cornstarch, salt, baking powder, and baking soda in a medium bowl.
  3. Measure the buttermilk, milk, and vegetable oil in a Pyrex measuring cup; mix in the egg yolk and set aside.
  4. In another bowl, beat the egg white almost to soft peaks. Sprinkle in the sugar and continue to beat until the peaks are firm and glossy. Beat in the vanilla.
  5. Pour the buttermilk mixture into the dry ingredients and whisk until just mixed.
  6. Drop the whipped egg white onto the batter in dollops and fold in with a spatula until just incorporated.
  7. Pour the batter onto the hot waffle iron and cook until the waffle is crisp and nutty brown (follow the manufacturer's instructions for timing at first and then adjust to your liking).
  8. Set the waffle directly on the oven rack to keep it warm and crisp.
  9. Repeat with the remaining batter, holding the waffles in the oven (don't stack them).

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