Savory Cheddar-Chive Waffles

Cuisinart original

These crispy, savory waffles are good to serve with soup or your favorite chili in place of corn muffins. You may also try them with scrambled eggs and bacon for brunch or supper.


Makes 16 waffles


3½       cups unbleached, all-purpose flour

3          tablespoons yellow cornmeal

2          tablespoons granulated sugar

1          teaspoon baking soda

1          teaspoon kosher salt

3          cups buttermilk

3          large eggs, lightly beaten

2⁄3          cup grapeseed or vegetable oil

¼         cup chopped fresh chives

1          cup shredded, extra-sharp Cheddar

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per waffle:

Calories 243 (48% from fat) • carb. 24g • pro. 7g • fat 13g

• sat. fat 3g • chol. 45mg • sod. 274mg

• calc. 113mg • fiber 1g


1.  Combine the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking soda and salt in a large mixing bowl; whisk to combine. Add the buttermilk, eggs and oil; whisk until just combined. Stir in the chives and Cheddar. Let batter rest 5 minutes before using.

2.  Preheat the Cuisinart® Breakfast Central to desired setting (a tone will sound when preheated).

3.  Pour 1½ heaping cups of batter onto the center of the lower grid of the preheated waffle maker; spread evenly using a heatproof spatula. Close cover of waffle maker. When tone sounds, waffles are ready. Open cover and carefully remove baked waffles. Repeat with remaining batter. For best results, serve immediately.