Sunday, February 23, 2014

From the Kitchen // Birthday Waffles

  Sour Cream Waffles   

1 1/2 C flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 Tbs sugar
3 eggs (yolks separated, whites whipped)
3/4 C sour cream
3/4 milk or buttermilk
1/4 C oil
1/4 C melted butter

Beat egg whites into soft peaks, fold gently into batter.  Cook up in the greased and heated iron of your choice.
The perfect waffles need the blend of the right temp. waffle iron, the best ingredients possible, and that magic touch on the batter, ever-so-softly folding in the egg whites till they're light as air.  That's it.

For my birthday, we made waffles.  Waffles from my Grandma's recipe - golden, crisp, light, creamy and silky as a really good dream.  She was famous for her sour cream waffles and her hospitality.

A variety of toppings were set out on the festal board, including homemade plum sauce, almond butter, and cinnamon.  But for my first, I reached for the freshly skimmed and whipped raw cream, so sweet that no sugar was needed. A lavish helping of :adorable: chocolate sprinkles, some flecks of butter - and bliss.

Later, a stack of golden waffles for snacking and Wives and Daughters.  
Come on over for breakfast sometime?  'Cause making waffles is my favorite.


  1. Mmmm, birthday waffles sound perfect! Little Clara is growing up to look just like you!

  2. This post actually made my mouth water, Kellie! I need to make these waffles ASAP. :) Thank you for sharing the recipe and happy belated birthday!

  3. Delicious! I would so enjoy dropping in for breakfast sometime...

    ...And Wives and Daughters! What an altogether lovely birthday celebration. ;-) Happy birthday!

  4. I love it:) And now I really want some waffles...thanks. I needed that. ;)

  5. Hello there!
    You have a wonderful place here; and I have been visiting many, many times. The images are so clear, the words are profound, there's a tune in my head while I read your words..
    ..but it's the waffles that got me to leave a comment and say my "hell".
    So: hello there.



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