I love to make waffles, I have multiple blog posts (at least 18) with a variety of ways to make waffles. Here is another recipe I followed from the Betty Crocker cook book I inherited from my grandmother. I do find this book interesting because it is from the 1930's. First I have to mention is still in pretty good condition. That either tells me she took very good care of this book or she did not use it much. I am going to say she hardly used it. I use my Better Homes and Gardens cook book all the time and the book is not in the best shape.
This is the page for the waffle recipe. I made the Nut Waffles with the richer waffles recipe. If you noticed in the caption, it says that the nut waffles are special for supper. I have many times made waffles or pancakes for dinner. In the times I was a single parent, it was easy to make pancakes or waffles for dinner because it was quick dinner after a long day at work. You might notice in the photo the recipe for sweet milk waffles. I am sure sweet milk is just milk. Most of the time I make waffles the way mentioned in the sweet milk recipe. The eggs are separated and beat the egg whites and fold into the waffle batter. I HIGHLY recommend doing this with any waffle recipe. It makes the waffles light and fluffy
In this case, I made the nut waffles for breakfast. In making these waffles I followed the richer waffles recipe in the photo. After you pour waffles into the waffle maker, spoon some chopped nuts on top before closing the lid. There also is a note that says fresh bacon fat is good in waffles. Since I also was making bacon (My husband insists I make bacon if I am making waffles or pancakes) I thought I would substitute some of the bacon fat for the shortening. The waffles were tasty, but denser than I normally make them. Likely because I did not beat egg whites this time around.
Rich Buttermilk Waffles
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 3/4 cups flour
1/2 cup soft shortening (vegetable oil or butter could work)
Beat the eggs well, mix in the remaining ingredients. Bake in waffle iron.
Here are some of my other waffle recipes on this blog.
Classic Waffles (the recipe I use the most)