Sugar-Free Dinner Waffles

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  • 10 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yield: 3 cups batter (6 servings)
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Waffles are a favorite for breakfast, but they're just as delicious for dinner. It's very easy to transform waffles into a savory meal and all you need to do is skip the sugar.

This sugar-free waffle recipe is easy to make and the waffles are perfect for topping with meat and gravy or in the Southern classic of fried chicken and waffles. You can also enjoy them in the morning if you are trying to cut sugar from your diet. Either way, they're delicious and it takes just a few minutes to mix up the batter.

What You'll Need

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil

How to Make It

  1. In a medium bowl, add the flour, baking powder, salt, eggs, milk, and vegetable oil.
  2. Mix well by hand or with an electric mixer.
  3. Cook the waffles according to the instructions of your waffle maker.
  4. Serve warm or toasted, covered with chicken and gravy or beef and gravy.

Tips for Making Better Waffles

Waffles are very easy to make, but they can be frustrating at times. Read through these tips before you fire up the waffle iron again and enjoy a hassle-free experience.

  • Read through the waffle maker's instructions. Each waffle maker is different and cooking times and tips will vary. Keep your instruction book in the kitchen and review it every now and then to make sure you're following all of their recommendations.
  • Do not open the waffle iron until the waffles are done. It's hard to resist the temptation to peek inside, but your waffles will be better if you trust the appliance. If your iron doesn't have a timer, wait until it stops steaming. That is the sign that they're ready.
  • Make your waffles fluffier. If you desire super light and airy waffles, use this trick for any waffle recipe. The key is to separate the eggs and beat the whites. It's simple and genius.
  • Keep your waffles warm by heating the oven to its lowest temperature or around 200 F. Place the waffles inside on a baking pan while you use up the rest of your batter.
  • Freezing leftover waffles is easy and it's a great way to get the most out of your waffle maker while it's out of the cupboard. 
  • Learn how to properly clean your waffle maker so you get the most life out of it. A few tips will also take the hassle out of cleaning and make the experience of making waffles more enjoyable.