Buttermilk Waffles For 2

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The Scoop:

It’s been awhile since I posted a Recipe For Two, so I decided it was time to get back at it.  Its been awhile since I posted recipes with any consistency at all, for that matter.  If you read around these parts very often, you’ve probably noticed that I haven’t been posting quite as much as usual.  Things are a cha-cha-changin’ [in good ways!] and I can’t wait to tell you about it all… and even better, show you!  Just expect things to be a little slow for the next month or so.

All those changes are coming soon, but for today, we have waffles.  Buttermilk waffles.  Exactly 2 buttermilk waffles.

This recipe is a spin on my favorite buttermilk waffle recipe.  Keeping with the trend of my Recipes For Two, I just shrank the proportions down  to a serving size perfect for two people.  Here’s a hint though, if you’re only one person, the second waffle heats up great the next day in the toaster!

I use self rising flour in this recipe, and totally recommend purchasing a bag, because it comes in handy in quite a few recipes.  If you don’t have any though, I’ve posted a link for how to make your own below.

These buttermilk waffles are perfectly spongy, with crispy edges, just the way I like them.  The small addition of cinnamon gives them an extra kick of flavor, while the tablespoon of sugar makes them just sweet enough.  The batter only takes a couple minutes to prepare, so whip it up while your waffle iron preheats, and you’ll have breakfast on the table in minutes!

buttermillk waffles for 2

The Goods:


  • 1 cup self rising flour**
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 Tbs sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 c vegetable oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • Waffle iron

**A quick and easy way to make your own self rising flour from King Arthur.

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The Deets:

Plug in your waffle iron and let it preheat while you mix the batter.

In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the self rising flour, baking soda, sugar, and cinnamon.  In a separate bowl, whisk together the oil, buttermilk, egg, and vanilla.  Pour the liquids into the dry ingredients, and fold together with a spatula, just until all of the dry ingredients have been absorbed.  Be careful not to over mix so you don’t end up with tough waffles.

Spray the waffle iron with non-stick cooking spray and pour half of the batter into the center of the iron.  Spread it with a spatula and close the iron.  Cook for 5 minutes or until golden on the outside.  Transfer the waffle to a plate, and cook the remaining batter for 5 minutes or until golden.

Top waffles with butter and syrup, or fresh fruit and powdered sugar.

The Inspiration:

These are my spin on my go to buttermilk waffle recipe from the Brown Eyed Baker.

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Is it the weekend yet?




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