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Make Ahead Freezer Waffles

Stock your freezer with homemade waffles, ready to grab and toast any day of the week. They're a perfect breakfast or afternoon snack!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American


  • 1 1/2 C all purpose flour
  • 1/2 C cornstarch
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2-2 tsp cinnamon optional
  • 1 1/2 C buttermilk
  • 1/2 C milk
  • 3/4 C vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs separated
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • Heat waffle iron.
  • In a large bowl mix flour, cornstarch, salt, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl combine buttermilk, milk, vegetable oil and egg yolks. Set aside.
  • In a separate medium bowl using an electric mixer, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Add sugar and vanilla. Continue beating until stiff peaks form.
  • Pour buttermilk mixture into dry ingredients, whisking until just mixed. Fold in egg whites until just combined.
  • Pour batter onto preheated waffle iron, cooking to desired crispness. (*Amount of batter required will vary per waffle iron.) Remove waffles, separate sections and allow them to cool while continuing to cook remaining batter.
  • Place cooled waffles in a gallon sized plastic bag. Freeze. When ready to eat, remove desired number of waffles, cook in toaster or toaster oven until desired crispness is reached.


Number of waffles will vary per waffle iron used.
Adapted from Fine Cooking