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Awfully Good Waffles

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Serves 4

A really good recipe for delicious light waffles, specially for electric waffle makers.

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Ingredients

  • 250g Flour (plain)
  • 7g Baking powder
  • 20g Caster sugar
  • 5g Salt
  • 475ml Milk
  • 2 Eggs
  • 30ml Vegetable oil

Method

    1. Weigh all the dry ingredients, place in a large mixing bowl. Break the eggs into the milk and beat the mixture.
    2. Add the egg and milk mixture to the dry ingredients. Add the oil and mix all ingredients together until all the large lumps have been broken up. Do not over mix otherwise the waffles will be heavy when cooked.
    3. Pre heat the waffle maker and spray with oil (1 cal spray works well).
    4. Pour 3/4 of a cup of batter into the waffle maker and cook for 3-4 mins or until golden brown and crispy on the outside.
    5. Serve hot with maple syrup. Also good served with sliced banana or blueberries.
    6. Cooked waffles can be frozen and heated up in the toaster. Unused batter mixture can be kept in a container in the fridge for up to 2 days.

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Magsprlady
27th Jul, 2017
5.05
I really cannot understand the comments on this board. Did they read the recipe? I only read them because I decided to print out the recipe to say working from my iPad when making it. This actually works a lot better in my waffle maker than the recipe that came with it. The advice to add more sugar was a good one but that's a taste issue. I had run out of baking powder so used plain bicarb (which I always have in the cupboard) Had no problem with the quantity of milk - mixed it well and it had some lumps but this was not in the finished product. This recipe has become a firm family favourite.
erin.iles99
29th Jun, 2017
5.05
Welcome to the world's most awfully AWFUL waffle recipe, written by somebody with no tastebuds, nor stomach, nor compassion for the poor naive people (such as myself) that may be tempted into attempting such an abomination. Assuming everyone enjoys a sweet waffle with a light, lump-free batter, this will make you question everything you've ever loved about waffles. After our waffle maker was ruined forever by this recipe, we decided to turn the rest of our batter into pancakes, with more sugar and LOTS of cinnamon regardless of this, they did smell nice, so 5 stars
Bezy
12th Jun, 2017
THIS IS AN AWFUL RECIPE!! DO NOT USE IT! There is a reason the word "awful" features in the name of this recipe, it was a total disaster! When making it we realised it was a bit weird that there was so much milk but we carried on anyway. Then after reading the comments we didn't have much hope for cooking it! It's not worth trying even with following the added parts in the other comments- you may as well find a new recipe!
sweet-treats
20th Feb, 2017
0.05
These 'awfully good waffles' turned out to be a disaster. Following the recipe the end mixture was all sloppy and lumpy, so much so that i had to sift the lumps out! I would recommend you should try a different recipe.
Dr PF
4th Dec, 2016
Don't think the contributor ever made these. Way way too much liquid (reduce by a third or half) and too much salt. Best to separate half the eggs and fold in whipped whites.
CrankySpank
11th Oct, 2016
Probably the worst recipe I've ever come across. Not only was the batter suspiciously runny, the end result was far worse than disappointing. Rather than the anticipated "delicious light waffles", they were unpleasant, heavy, waffles that struggles to cook properly. Even after extending the guided cooking time, the outside would just gradually burn while the inside would just not cook well.
eileencharnley
6th Oct, 2016
0.05
Dreadful recipe! Waffles were doughy and heavy. Will not be making this again. Had to cook them for ages. Will be throwing the rest of the mix away.
Murkimart
19th Sep, 2016
also only took about 4-5mins to cook, not sure where people get the long cooking time from?
Murkimart
19th Sep, 2016
Recipe works fine except as stated before - more sugar is needed (60g) and add vanilla extract. For our waffle press it actually made 12 waffles. We also separate the egg white and whisked and folded in after to create more air.
iamabutterfly
4th Sep, 2016
0.05
This recipe didn't work for us either. We followed other reviews and added vanilla extract, pinch of salt and butter instead of oil. We had a funny feeling when we saw how runny the batter was, we cooked it in the waffle maker for 10 mins then the oven for an extra 10 mins and it was still gooey inside but dry on the outside. There's not enough maple syrup in the world that can save this sad recipe :(

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schick
9th Jan, 2016
5.05
approx conversions if you can't be bothered weighing: 2 cups flour 2.7 tsp baking powder 1.6 tablespoon caster sugar 1 tsp salt 2 eggs 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 cups milk