Best Buttermilk Waffles

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Best Buttermilk Waffles

Why This Recipe Works

Our recipe for crisp, fluffy buttermilk waffles starts with replacing some of the buttermilk with a combination of powdered buttermilk and seltzer, which inflates the batter. Adding some baking soda to the recipe gave us buttermilk waffles ...

Why This Recipe Works

Our recipe for crisp, fluffy buttermilk waffles starts with replacing some of the buttermilk with a combination of powdered buttermilk and seltzer, which inflates the batter. Adding some baking soda to the recipe gave us buttermilk waffles that were perfectly browned. Using oil in the batter instead of butter kept the buttermilk waffles crispy because the oil’s fat repelled whatever interior moisture managed to rise to the surface of the waffle to soften the dry crust.

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Lazy Day BreakfastSeason 11, Ep. 1126

We prepare two breakfast dishes worth getting out of bed for: buttermilk waffles that come out crisp yet fluffy every time, and French toast that’s crisp on the outside and soft—not soggy—on the insid...