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1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

3 large eggs, separated

½ cup cornstarch

3 tbsp. granulated sugar

2 tbsp. cornmeal (optional)

1 ¾ cups buttermilk

1 tbsp. baking powder

½ tsp. pure vanilla extract

¾ tsp. baking soda

½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted

1 tsp. salt


  • In large bowl, sift or whisk together flour, cornstarch, cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda and salt to blend thoroughly; set aside.
  • In mixer bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
  • Add sugar; continue beating just until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  • Whisk together egg yolks, buttermilk and vanilla to blend.
  • Using rubber spatula, stir buttermilk mixture into flour mixture, blending until dry
  • ingredients are moistened. (There should still be small lumps; do not over mix.)
  • Stir in melted butter.
  • Fold in beaten egg whites until combined.
  • Pour batter onto hot, greased waffle maker and bake.
  • Makes about 5 ½ cups batter


  • Tip: 
  1. Cornstarch makes the waffles crisper. If you don’t have cornstarch, you could still make great waffles by increasing flour to 2 cups. Bake as directed.
  2. Buttermilk Blueberry Waffles:
  3. Pour batter onto bottom grid of waffle maker; sprinkle batter with fresh (or defrosted frozen) blueberries. Close waffle maker and bake as directed.