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How to make waffles

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Learn how to make delicious waffles to be the centerpiece of your breakfast tabl

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and often times, the most forgotten. I can't count how many times I've gotten dressed and rushed out of the house with nothing but a bottle of water to hold me over until lunchtime. For most American families, the morning is an extremely hectic time of day and the last thing you have time to do is create a large meal, but there are some corners you can cut to ensure that your family gets a nutritious start to their day. This article will teach you how to make waffles on a waffle iron and other delicious breakfast staples ahead of time, so you can worry less about cooking in the morning and more about getting out of the house on time.

Cooking takes a lot of work and can create a huge mess that you just don't have the time or energy to clean up in the morning, that's why making mixes for pancakes and waffles ahead of time can make getting breakfast on the table easier than its ever been. If you want to learn how to make waffles you can purchase store bought mix and mix it the night before. Take the waffle iron out and leave it on the counter so that when you're getting ready in the morning, all you'll have to do is turn it on and pour in the mix. If you do have the time to prepare homemade dishes for breakfast, this delicious recipe will teach you how to make waffles:

What you'll need:

2 tablespoons of sugar
2 cups of flour
2 teaspoons of baking powder
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg
2 eggs (yolks and whites separated)
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
2 cups of milk
6 tablespoons of melted butter


First, whisk together all dry ingredients, then set aside. In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. In a third bowl, whisk the milk, egg yolks and vanilla extract together. Slowly stir in the dry ingredients and whisk until smooth. Mix in the melted butter and egg whites until ingredients are well blended. Cook mixture on waffle iron according to manufacturer specifications or store in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.
You can add a cup of fresh or frozen fruit to this recipe to create blueberry, raspberry or peach waffles.

Try topping your waffles or pancakes with fresh fruit and low fat whipped cream instead of syrup to give your family a healthier start to their day.

If you're looking for a savory dish to pair with your waffles, try this delicious quiche recipe:

Bacon and Spinach Quiche

What you'll need:

1 pie shell
6 eggs
1/2 cup of heavy cream
1/2 cup of spinach (fresh or thawed)
1/2 cup of bacon (chopped)


Whisk eggs and cream together in a bowl. Gently mix in spinach and bacon. Pour mixture into pie shell and bake at 375 for 45 minutes. Serve immediately or allow it to cool in before storing it in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. To reheat, microwave on high for 1 minute.

Regardless of your culinary skills, these simple recipes will help you and your family get a healthy and delicious start to the day.

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