Basic Waffle Sticks

Cuisinart original

This simple waffle foundation can be customized to your preference. For example, add ½ cup of berries, diced fruit, or mini chocolate chips to the batter before baking. Serve sticks with plenty of maple syrup for dipping!


Makes 24 waffle sticks


2     cups unbleached all-purpose flour
2     tablespoons granulated sugar
2     teaspoons baking powder
½    teaspoon baking soda
½    teaspoon kosher salt
2     cups whole milk
⅓ cup vegetable oil
2     large eggs
1     teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per waffle stick:
Calories 84 (44% from fat) • carb 10g • pro 2g • fat 4g sat. fat 1g • chol. 18mg • sod. 132mg • calc. 34mg fiber 0g


1. Put the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking
soda, and salt in a large bowl and whisk to
2. Add the milk, oil, and egg to a large liquid
measuring cup, and whisk to combine. Pour
the liquid ingredients into the dry ingredients,
and whisk until smooth.
3. Preheat the waffle maker to desired shade
setting. The waffle maker’s ready light will
illuminate green to indicate it is ready to use.
4. Once preheated, pour a scant cup of batter
evenly over the center of the lower waffle grid.
Spread the batter using a heatproof spatula to
within ½ inch of the edge of the grid. Close
the lid; the green indicator light will turn off.
When the green indicator light turns on again,
the waffle is ready. Open the lid and carefully
remove the waffle sticks. Break apart into
individual waffle sticks and serve immediately.
5. Repeat with the remaining batter