Homemade Cornmeal Waffles

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5 mins (cooking 5)
15 ingredients
4 servings
Old Fashion recipe with authentic like-grandma's touch - we make these for brunch guests. See at bottom of directions on Chocolate or Orange Waffle How-To's - Oh YEAH! These Extra crispy, light and crunchy, spiced with cinnamon are simply delicious - the extra effort of whipping up egg whites really brings a light waffle to the table, you'll want seconds. ...and so will your guests!

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  • 3/4 cup flour shopping list
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder shopping list
  • 1 teaspoon salt shopping list
  • 3 tablespoons sugar shopping list
  • 1-1/2 cup corn meal (yellow or white) - i prefer yellow for this recipe. shopping list
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon shopping list
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice shopping list
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg shopping list
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves shopping list
  • 2 extra large eggs - separated (do separate eggs when they are cold - its easier) shopping list
  • 1-1/4 cups whole milk shopping list
  • 1/2 cup melted shortening - butter preferred - naturally naughty! shopping list
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract shopping list
  • ***equipment needed: shopping list
  • hand mixer or mix master for egg whites, big bowl, sieve, waffle iron - people needing their waffles shopping list


Serving Size (70.84 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 337.5 Calories from Fat 222.3
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24.7g 152.02%
Saturated Fat 15.38g 307.52%
Trans Fat 0.97g %
Cholesterol 63.59mg 84.78%
Sodium 1138.61mg 189.77%
Total Carbohydrate 29.21g 38.95%
Dietary Fiber 2.93 g 46.91%
Sugars 11.28 g %
Protein 3.29g 26.33%
Vitamin A 744.88IU% Vitamin C 0.13mg%
Calcium 227.71mg% Iron 1.31mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
corn meal, large, melted, pure vanilla extract, , or