Are you searching for a waffle recipe that creates fresh, delicious, crispy waffles? This recipe hits the mark in every way.

There is a key ingredient that leads to these waffles crispness — cornstarch replaces some of the flour. I was surprised at how much cornstarch is in this recipe and was somewhat hesitant to see if it would lend an off flavor to these waffles, but no worries — the flavor is great.

Important tips for this recipe:

  • You may substitute whole wheat or white whole wheat flour for this recipe, but they won’t be nearly as fluffy.
  • We added fresh blueberries which are in season right now. These are good plain, or another favorite addition in our family is chopped banana and chocolate chips.

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For a pumpkin version for this recipe, click here: Cinnamon Pumpkin Waffles.

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Extra Crispy Homemade Waffles
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Recipe type: Breakfast
 
A light, extra crispy waffle because of a key ingredient. Corn starch makes these crispy and light.
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups all purpose flour
  • ½ cup cornstarch
  • 1 T baking powder
  • 1 t salt
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 2 T sugar
  • 1¾ cups milk
  • ½ t vanilla extract
  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter, melted
  • fresh blueberries (optional)
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, mix together flour, cornstarch, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a smaller bowl, beat egg whites with a mixer until soft peaks form. Add sugar and continue beating until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  3. Whisk together egg yolks, milk, and vanilla.
  4. Add egg yolk mixture to the flour and mix thoroughly.
  5. Gently fold in the egg white mixture.
  6. Mixture should be completely combined, but still lumpy.
  7. Add blueberries and mix until just combined.
  8. Cook according to your waffle iron's directions.

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