Brown Sugar- Cinnamon Waffles are a delicious make-ahead breakfast for on the go mornings. Both the kids and adults will love them!
None of my boys are big breakfast eaters and I am not exactly a morning person. They offer breakfast at school but I still like to get them to eat something before they head out the door. Sometimes it’s cereal or fruit but I don’t generally have time to cook.
I saw an advertisement for frozen waffles that you could eat on the go without syrup, what a great idea! I wanted to try to make them myself. First go I thought I would make buttermilk waffles, so I measure all of the dry ingredients and measure the buttermilk and thought it was awfully thin. I put the lid back on and gave it a shake and finished measuring, poured it in and realized something was wrong. Waffle batter is usually thick and this was super thin. I looked at the buttermilk carton and it was 1% milk! In my defense both have green labels, so what if I didn’t actually read it at the store!
I cooked a few of the waffles and they were like rubber. So I took a break and started over. The boys came through and grabbed a waffle from the new batch to snack on. They loved them and was I ever happy on Monday morning to have something quick to feed them. They all had breakfast at home!
The batch made enough waffles to last 3 or 4 mornings so this is something I will cook often and have ready to go. If you decide to freeze the waffles just pop them in the toaster on under the broiler for a few minutes and you are good to go!
What’s your go to breakfast for busy mornings?
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
- 1¾ cups milk
- ½ cup vegetable oil
- 2 egg yolks
- 2 egg whites, beaten until stiff peaks form
- In a large mixing bowl add flour, brown sugar, baking powder, soda and cinnamon. Whisk together.
- Add milk, vegetable oil, egg yolks and whisk together just until combined.
- Fold in beaten egg whites.
- Pour ¾ cup to 1 cup of batter onto preheated waffle iron. Cook waffles according to manufacturers directions. Remove to a paper towel lined cookie sheet to cool or serve immediately.
- Cooled waffles can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator or in a freezer bag in the freezer.