Cornmeal Waffles

Your next free morning, linger over these sweet cornmeal waffles made with buttermilk.


I got my first waffle iron as a wedding shower gift 19 years ago. It quit a few months back and I rushed out immediately to buy a new one. I know that for many the waffle iron is an item that lives in the far back of the cabinet, never to actually make it to see the light of day. For me, it is one of the kitchen tools I use the most.


I love making waffles, they take minutes to whip up and my family loves them. Check out my other waffle recipes here.

Cornmeal Waffles
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Your next free morning, linger over these sweet cornmeal waffles made with buttermilk.
Recipe Type: Breakfast
  • 1 cup AP flour
  • ½ cup cornmeal
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1½ cups buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  1. preheat your waffle iron (spray with non-stick spray if needed)
  2. in a large bowl whisk together the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt
  3. in another bowl whisk together the buttermilk, eggs, butter, and vanilla
  4. pour wet ingredients over the dry and whisk just until combined
  5. pour batter in the center of iron (amount will depend on type and size of iron), close, and cook (my iron takes about 3 minutes) until golden and crisp
  6. keep waffles warm in a 200 degree oven while you finish the batter
  7. serve with your favorite toppings


Heather Kinnaird

Heather Kinnaird is the blogger behind French Press, a blog dedicated to family friendly meals, sweet treats, and homemade versions of store bought classics. When she's not in the kitchen you 'll probably find Heather chasing after her kids, three dogs, 6 chickens, and sometimes all of the above.

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