Blueberry Waffles

Sunday afternoons require some type of outstanding breakfast in my house.  Anything from eggs and bacon, to pancakes, or a personal favorite:  waffles.  Growing up, we had waffles every Sunday morning.  It was a great tradition that I don’t always uphold, simply because there are too many great breakfast foods out there for me to stick to one.

An amazing (healthier) waffle recipe I came up with this Fall:  Whole Wheat Pumpkin Waffles.  Yum!

This recipe yields six waffles.  If you don’t have a crowd, simply refrigerate the leftover waffles .  When ready to eat, pop them in a 350F degree oven for five minutes.  They’ll be just as good!

-1 3/4 Cups All-Purpose Flour
-1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
-1 Tablespoon Sugar
-1/2 teaspoon Salt
-3 Eggs
-4 Tablespoons Butter, melted
-1 1/2 Cups Milk
-1/2 Cup Fresh Blueberries, additional for sprinkling
-Powdered Sugar for sprinkling

Preheat a waffle iron.  Also, put oven or toaster oven on “Warm” setting, if waiting to serve all at once.

In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt.

In another large bowl, whisk together milk, butter, and eggs.

Make a well in the dry ingredients.

Pour in the wet ingredients.

Whisk together quickly, being sure not to over mix.  Gently stir in the blueberries.  The less mixing, the more fluffy the waffles will be!
Use a ladle to add batter to the hot waffle iron.  (About 1/4 Cup of batter.)

Waffles will be done after about four minutes.  When you see the amount of steam decrease, this is a tell-tale sign.  Or, when you lift the lid, if there is still some resistance, wait another minute.
Serve hot off the waffle iron (or oven) with powdered sugar, blueberries, and maple syrup!


17 thoughts on “Blueberry Waffles

  1. Joanne Ozug

    19 Feb on 2012 at 7:21 pm

    That waffle looks so crisp and delicious!

    • thedrivencook

      20 Feb on 2012 at 10:37 pm

      Wish I could say I am…but I had this post saved up for a rainy day!

  2. thecompletecookbook

    20 Feb on 2012 at 1:11 am

    I still need to invest in a waffle machine but can only find ones that produce heart shapes – I would much prefer a rectangle or plain round like yours. Fabulous waffle recipe.
    :-) Mandy

  3. Purely.. Kay

    20 Feb on 2012 at 1:47 am

    Look at how scrumptious and amazing your waffles turned out.. Delish. I am so hungry right now after this post lol. Loved it

  4. rsmacaalay

    20 Feb on 2012 at 1:57 am

    This is one of the reasons why I want to buy a waffle maker, so I wont be left drooling staring at photos like those

  5. sportsglutton

    20 Feb on 2012 at 1:18 pm

    I grew up enjoying waffles on Sundays as well. Always a great start to the day.

  6. lisahudson

    21 Feb on 2012 at 12:35 am

    Waffles are a classic. You just can’t go wrong.

  7. Karen

    22 Feb on 2012 at 9:37 am

    Waffles are delicious…adding blueberries make them all the better. Hopefully, you will have all new equipment for your blog soon.

  8. Caroline

    23 Feb on 2012 at 1:23 pm

    I’m not a big breakfast fan, but I dooo love waffles. Sometimes about adding blueberries, strawberries, etc. that makes them that much better. These look delicious!

  9. Just A Smidgen

    24 Feb on 2012 at 9:33 pm

    I hope you are back?! I love blueberries and waffles.. this would be a great morning breakfast for me!

  10. Geni - Sweet and Crumby

    24 Feb on 2012 at 9:55 pm

    These look splendid for a Sunday afternoon breakfast. Your waffles are so picture perfect. How are you doing? It must be very frustrating and kind of scary. My husband’s identity was stolen recently and someone tried to go into a bank and empty our account! :( I hate when things happen that lower my expectations of humanity. I try to have a “most of the world is good” approach and then things like these happen…

  11. peachkins

    25 Feb on 2012 at 8:24 am

    anything whole wheat is a must-try. These waffles looks so delish!

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