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This Secret Ingredient Will Give Your Waffles a Perfectly Crisp Outside and a Fluffy Inside

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Waffles are my favorite breakfast food. Pancakes and french toast - move over, make some room for the number one pick. This recipe for Cornmeal Waffles is perfect with the unconventional addition of cornmeal.

Just trust me - this secret ingredient gives you a yummy crispy outside, with the delightfully fluffy inside that you know and love. These waffles taste great in a classic breakfast with some maple syrup and berries, or they make a great pairing with some fried chicken, too.

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Ingredients:

  • 1¾ cups all purpose flour
  • 1¼ cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoons  baking powder
  • 1 tablespoons  brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions:

Preheat the waffle maker.

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In a medium mixing bowl, combine all the dry ingredients (flour, cornmeal, baking powder, brown sugar, and kosher salt) and mix well.

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In another medium mixing bowl, whisk the milk, vegetable oil, eggs and vanilla.

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Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.

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There is no need to grease the waffle maker since there is already vegetable oil in the batter. Pour ¾ cup - 1 cup (depending on the size of your waffle maker) into the center of the grid.

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Cook the waffle according to your waffle maker directions. Bake until golden brown, approximately 3-4 minutes.

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