Cinnamon Waffles


cinnamon waffles   Next up in our family favorites series is Cinnamon Waffles. We have tried a few waffle recipes. What I love about this one is the cinnamon. If you are ambitious you can separate the egg. Mix the yolk in with the mix then whip the whites and fold in at the end. The waffles are fluffy when you do this, but a lot of times I have hungry kids and omit the extra step. They turn out great either way! A couple years ago I needed to buy a new waffle iron. I love how crispy our waffles turn out with our Cuisinart WMR-CA Round Classic Waffle Maker.
The mix is very easy to make. Little Chef C measured out and combined the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, vanilla and cinnamon.

After whisking together she added the two eggs (not separated this time) that Little Chef D cracked. She also measured and added the oil and milk; both were extremely difficult because they were filled to the top!

She whisked everything together well and the mixture was complete. It was easy, quick and with minimal mess which is always a plus! One trick we learned from Almost Famous Pecan Waffles is to transfer the cooked waffles to a cooling rack on a baking sheet to keep warm in the oven.  I usually preheat the oven to the lowest setting when we are mixing the batter. I like to use the cooling rack because it helps the waffles stay crisp and not soggy on the bottom layer. Serve with maple syrup or our newest favorite Buttermilk Syrup.

cinnamon waffles

Cinnamon Waffles

Cinnamon Waffles

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 6 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

  1. 1. Preheat waffle iron. In a large mixing bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon. Stir in milk, oil and egg yolks until mixture is smooth. In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Gently fold egg whites into batter.
  2. 2. Spray preheated waffle iron with non-stick cooking spray. Pour mix onto hot waffle iron. Cook until golden; serve hot.
  3. 3. Keep warm in a low preheated oven on a baking sheet with a cooling rack.
http://www.fivelittlechefs.com/recipe/breakfast/cinnamon-waffles.html

 


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25 Replies to "Cinnamon Waffles"

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    Pamela June 4, 2012 (5:08 am)

    Ok I need a waffle iron..Because I want to make these the kids would love these, that is going on my must list! Thanks for sharing.

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    allisamazing June 4, 2012 (7:15 am)

    What a nice twist to regular waffles. They look delicious!

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    Sara Prickett June 4, 2012 (7:40 am)

    How funny, I just realized yesterday that I have a waffle iron! I have no idea where it came from but now this recipe gives me the perfect excuse to use it. My girls are kind of waffle obsessed so it will be nice to give them homemade waffles instead of the frozen ones! Thanks for sharing! =)

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    Five Little Chefs June 4, 2012 (10:08 am)

    Thanks for the laugh!

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    Barbara Mascareno-Shaw June 4, 2012 (10:44 am)

    Cooking is such a wonderful activity to do together as a family and a learning experience in itself. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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    leigh June 4, 2012 (11:54 am)

    Your daughter look slike a pro at craking eggs. That's a hard job! What time is breakfast?? Yum!
    http://www.oneandoneequalstwinfun.com
    Leigh

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    crazedinthekitchen.com June 4, 2012 (2:40 pm)

    This looks so yummy! I'm going to make them tomorrow, I think. My kids love cinnamon ON their waffles, they will be so happy to have it IN their waffles! Thanks for another great idea!

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    Life,Twins,DramaQueen June 4, 2012 (3:43 pm)

    Hi,
    New follower from the blog hop please come follow me back 🙂
    http://lifewithtwinsandadramaqueen.com/

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    Mary June 4, 2012 (4:31 pm)

    Stopping By from the Blog Hop and I'm so glad I did! I have 5 little ones, I should cook with them more. And I am putting Waffle Iron on my list of things to buy, Mmmm. Nice to Meet you! Happy Monday!

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    Marcie June 5, 2012 (1:10 am)

    This looks so good, and how fun for the kids. I would love if you would share this on my linky party! http://www.igottatrythat.com/p/blog-hop-linky-colde.html
    Thanks,
    Marcie @ http://www.IGottaTryThat.com

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    Lisa June 5, 2012 (8:31 am)

    These look SO good! My kids love waffles. If you like, come over and link up with my "Try a New Recipe Tuesday." I'd love to have you join us! Many blessings, Lisa 🙂

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    Five Little Chefs June 5, 2012 (9:50 am)

    I agree! SO many lessons are being learned through cooking, many have nothing to do with cooking.

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    Five Little Chefs June 5, 2012 (9:51 am)

    For some reason successfully cracking an egg brings such satisfaction to my Little Chefs! That is the coveted job.

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    Five Little Chefs June 5, 2012 (9:52 am)

    Welcome! I'm glad you found us!

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    Five Little Chefs June 5, 2012 (9:53 am)

    Thanks for visiting. We are having a great time cooking together! Welcome! Come back soon!

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    Five Little Chefs June 5, 2012 (9:54 am)

    Thanks for the invite. On my way there!

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    Five Little Chefs June 5, 2012 (9:55 am)

    I'm glad you like the recipe. We would love to share. Going there now!

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    Lisa June 5, 2012 (10:04 am)

    Thanks SO much! Hope you can join us again next week! :-))

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    Jennifer H June 5, 2012 (10:45 am)

    pefect idea for my son! He loves to help out in the kitchen. 🙂

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    Sarah Jenkins June 5, 2012 (1:52 pm)

    These look so tasty! I love your little helpers too! I’d love for you to share this recipe on Tuesday’s Tidbits @ Naptime Delights: http://naptimedelights.blogspot.ca/2012/06/tuesdays-tidbits-3.html

    Thanks so much!
    Sarah
    {http://naptimedelights.blogspot.com}

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    Elise June 5, 2012 (2:34 pm)

    Mmm, cinnamon waffles sound so good!

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    Happy Whimsical Hearts June 5, 2012 (8:12 pm)

    Ohh yum! We have only discovered waffles more recently, but are in love with them ~ so yummy! And this recipe sounds great. I love reading about your cooking adventures 🙂

    Thanks for sharing on Happy Family Times!

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    Betsy Pool June 5, 2012 (9:57 pm)

    So cool – I love how your kids like to cook with you!! Those waffles look good. I've been freezing waffles so they are easy to pop into the toaster and eat.

    Thanks for sharing this at Romance on a dime. I hope to see you next Tuesday! I'm going to look around your blog a little more. 🙂

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    Marcie June 6, 2012 (5:53 pm)

    Thanks for sharing these and linking up!
    Marcie @ http://www.IGottaTryThat.com

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    Mackenzie June 9, 2012 (2:33 pm)

    Sounds great! I must share this with my husband! 🙂 I'd love to invite you to join us and share Saturday Show & Tell on Cheerios and Lattes! I know my readers will love your ideas too!
    http://www.cheeriosandlattes.com/saturday-show-tell-14-1st-week-of-summer/
    Have a great weekend!
    Mackenzie 🙂

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