Basic Waffles

Cuisinart original

Fresh, homemade waffles make breakfast a special occasion. Freeze the extras to use when time is short.


Makes 8 waffles


3 cups unbleached, all-purpose flour

3 tablespoons granulated sugar

2 tablespoons baking powder

¾  teaspoon kosher salt

1¾ cups reduced-fat milk

½ cup vegetable oil

2 large eggs, lightly beaten

Nutritional information

Calories 375 (44% from fat) • carb. 44g • pro. 8g• fat 18g • sat. fat 2g • chol. 57mg • sod. 627mg • calc. 279mg • fiber 1g


  1. Combine all ingredients, in order listed, in a large mixing bowl; whisk until well blended and smooth. Let batter rest 5 minutes before using.
  2. Preheat the Cuisinart® 4-Slice Belgian Waffle Maker to desired setting.
  3.  Pour 2 cups of batter onto the center of the lower grid of the preheated waffle maker; spread batter evenly using a heatproof spatula.
  4. Close lid of waffle maker. Ready light will go off. When light turns green again, waffles are ready.
  5. Open lid and carefully remove baked waffles. Repeat with remaining batter. For best results, serve immediately.