WAFFLES (serves 6-8)
*1 3/4 cups buttermilk
*1/2 cup vegetable oil
*2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
*2 tablespoons sugar
*2 cups flour
*4 teaspoons baking powder
*1/4 teaspoon salt
*1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
~Preheat waffle iron.
~Beat eggs in medium size bowl until fluffy.
~Beat in milk, vegetable oil, sugar, and vanilla, just until mixed.
~Sift flour, baking powder, & salt into wet ingredients and mix until smooth. (Do not over beat or they will not be fluffy)
~Spray preheated waffle iron with non-stick cooking spray.
~Pour mix onto hot waffle iron.
~Cook until golden brown.
`1/4 cup pecan chips, 1/4 cup apple (grated very small), 1/4 teaspoon allspice, 1/4 cup brown sugar, add 1/4 cup more milk; mix all in before cooking.
`1/2 cup blueberries, mix in before cooking or put on top after cooking.
`1 cup raspberries, to go on top of waffle after cooking.
`1 cup chocolate chips, mixed in before cooking.
`1 cup banana, mixed in before cooking.
`1 cup of pumpkin puree, mixed in before cooking.
Helpful Hint: Make up a batch or two and freeze them. On a busy morning pop some in the toaster.
If you don't have buttermilk add one 1 tablespoon white vinegar to milk and let it sit for 10 minutes.