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Scratch Belgium Waffles

So, this weekend I made a couple of big batches, (about a months worth), of scratch Belgium waffles! Easy to make and easier on the budget, too!

We are doing another sweep through our house and making some changes! Including ditching more quick and convenient easy meals that contain preservatives and chemicals. One way I decided to save money and be assured that I am feeding my children better ingredients was by making it myself!

Scratch Belgium Waffles

With these we will put a big bags worth in the freezer and pull them for easy and quick breakfast option for the kids!

From start to finish this only took me about 30 minutes. The benefit is years added to my families life for cutting out one more bit of toxins in our diets. 

Ingredients: 

  • 4 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

 

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and cinnamon. 
  2. Separate your egg whites from your yolks. In stand mixer on medium speed beat your egg whites until peaks form. 
  3. In medium bowl combine egg yolks, vegetable oil, milk, and vanilla extract. 
  4. Gently fold in egg whites.
  5. Cook on preheated waffle iron until cooked. 

Beating egg whites until peaks form

waffles egg white

Shows the separation of egg whites to batter. Gently fold in.

 

To Freeze: 

Allow your waffles to cool completely. Lay flat on a baking sheet and freeze for 2 hours. You may remove and stack the waffles with a piece of wax or parchment paper in between each waffle. Store for up to several months. 

 

scratch waffles

 

 

Make sure to check out some of the other delicious and made with love breakfast recipes we whipped up to share with you! 

Like our Make Ahead Breakfasts: Egg MuffinsChocolate Chip Oatmeal Breakfast CookiesHomemade Pancake Recipe. and Country Kitchen Overnight Oats with Yogurt.

We can keep your bellies happy, your budget on track and the added chemicals from the store lessened in your diets!

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-Olivia