Cutman's Favorite Raised Yeast Waffles

"Wow, so light and crispy. This is one of my grandmothers old recipes, and being as I love waffles, I'm guessing this is the reason why! I like to eat them with a simple homemade raspberry syrup. Trust me after having Raised Yeast Waffles, you will never want waffles any other way again....."
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Ready In:
6hrs 15mins




  • Combine yeast, sugar, and warm water in a large mixing bowl.
  • Let sit for about 10 minutes, so yeast can proof.
  • Add milk, butter, salt, butter flavoring, vanilla flavoring, and flour to the yeast mixture and beat until smooth.
  • Cover the bowl with Saran plastic wrap and let stand overnight, or at least 6 hours at ROOM TEMPERATURE.
  • The next morning, add the eggs and baking soda.
  • * note: batter will be thinner than regular waffle batter.
  • Place in lightly oiled waffle iron, bake until desired doneness.
  • Enjoy
  • * note: The batter will keep for a few days in the refrigerator.

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  1. Catherine B.
    Love this recipe & have made similar waffles for years. Some prep the night before makes for a quick delicious breakfast. I cook up the entire batch, layer with wax paper, store in the fridge, and then TOAST in the toaster oven lightly. Beware - you'll never want plain old waffles again!
  2. newtocookingm&m
    I was excited to try these, I had yeast waffles at a baby shower and they were amazing! These were good, but I was hoping they would tast like the ones I had at that shower. The family all liked them and said they were good, but no one raved over them. I doubled the batch and used 3Tbs pure maple syrup ( that's all I had) and 3Tbs cheap kid pancake syrup. I could not taste the syrup flavor, next time I will just replace with sugar. I choose this recipe because it said you can let the batter sit just 1hour, because I forgot to make the night before. A different recipe said needs to rest 12 hours. Most of us ate with fresh sliced strawberries and whipped cream, a few did butter and syrup. Thanks for posting we had 3adults,2kids and a 1 year old eating I still have a little of the double batch left over I am anxious to to taste if the result is better when the batter sits an extra day in the fridge.


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