Cheddar Waffles

24 October 2022 — Dinner, Lunch

Cheddar Waffles


250g plain flour

1 tbsp baking powder

1 tsp garlic powder

1/2 tsp smoked paprika

1/2 tsp salt

3 large eggs

230ml buttermilk

85g butter

80g cheddar cheese – we recommend Wookey Hole Cave Aged Cheddar

How to make it

Savoury cheddar waffles are actually much more versatile than sweet versions as you can have them as any meal of the day.  Try them with southern fried chicken, with bacon and eggs or just a ranch dip.

  • You’ll need a waffle iron for this. Turn it on and get it nice and hot, ready for the batter
  • To make the batter, start by whisking the eggs
  • Add in the buttermilk and continue to whisk
  • In another bowl combine the flour, baking powder, salt, garlic powder and smoked paprika
  • Combine the wet and dry ingredients to make a smooth batter
  • Melt the butter, and mix in with the batter
  • Add in the grated cheese
  • Continue mixing until the batter forms soft peaks
  • Add a portion of the batter to the waffle iron and cook for around 5 minutes – check to make sure it’s not burning
  • Keep adding to waffle iron until mixture is all used up

Serve the warm cheddar waffles with southern fried chicken and salad. Also good with eggs and bacon for breakfast or just sprinkle with bacon bits and serve with a side of ranch sauce.

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