Belgian Waffles

Cuisinart original

Whipped egg whites make these waffles light, fluffy and irresistible.


Makes 4 cups batter, about 4 large Belgian waffles


  • 2 cups unbleached, all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons yellow cornmeal
  • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • 1 pinch cream of tartar
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1¾ cups buttermilk
  • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Nutritional information


Nutritional information per serving (1 cup batter):

Calories 411 (38% from fat) • carb. 52g • sugars 6g • pro. 1g • fat 17g • sat. fat 3g

• chol. 97mg • sod. 705mg • calc. 138mg • fiber 1g


  1. Put dry ingredients into a large mixing bowl. Using the whisk attachment , select Speed 1 and whisk to combine ingredients, about 10 seconds. 
  2. Put the egg whites and cream of tartar into a separate clean, large bowl. Again, using the whisk attachment, select Speed 1 and whisk. As the egg whites start to thicken, slowly increase the speed to Speed 5 to achieve medium peaks, which takes about 2 minutes total.
  3. Put the yolks, oil, buttermilk and vanilla in a small bowl. select Speed 1 and whisk until combined, about 10 seconds.
  4. Make a well in the dry ingredients and, using Speed 1, whisk in the yolk mixture until just combined. Then, with a spatula, carefully fold in the egg whites.
  5. Use the recommended amount of batter in your waffle maker’s recipe booklet to cook waffles.