Buttermilk Prairie Waffles

Buttermilk Prairie Waffles

Sean Eckman-Dempster 1

"This recipe has been in the family for generations. Now I want to share what is the best memory of my childhood, when I visited my grandparents in Kelvington, Saskatchewan: waking up to freshly made waffles with Canadian maple syrup and crisp bacon."
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20 m servings 378 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 378 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 26.3 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.1g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 8.6 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 156 mg
  • 52%
  • Sodium:
  • 772 mg
  • 31%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Preheat a waffle iron according to manufacturer's instructions. Spray waffle iron with non-stick cooking spray or brush with oil.
  2. Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a bowl.
  3. Beat eggs in a large bowl until light and fluffy. Stir flour mixture into eggs, one third at a time, alternating with buttermilk, until just combined; stir in butter.
  4. Pour batter into preheated waffle iron; cook until golden brown, about 3 minutes.


  1. 29 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

Easy light and great flavor. The only change I made was using a 1/2 cup of melted butter instead of one cup. There were no leftovers.

Most helpful critical review

I followed the recipe almost exactly. Only 2 exceptions....I used half white spelt flour and only half of the salt (thankfully) To me they needed some sweetener and they seemed a bit rubbery and...

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Easy light and great flavor. The only change I made was using a 1/2 cup of melted butter instead of one cup. There were no leftovers.

I like these waffles and so did my husband. They were nice and moist in the center and had a nice crisp outer layer.

Best waffles ever!! Family said it was their favorite breakfast food of all time!!

I was skeptical when I saw that there was no sugar in the recipe but I have seen the light! A waffle like this is no place for sugar. It's the perfect taste and texture to compliment whatever to...

I also decreased the butter and salt in half. I also changed the flour to whole wheat 1 1/4, 1/2 unbleached flour and 1/4 oat bran. I mixed it like the instructions and then decided to add 1/4 c...

These were THE best waffles I've had. Followed the recipe exactly and everyone loved them. Froze the leftovers and reheated in the toaster oven and they were still very good. Excellent recipe!

Made this tonight for dinner... Amazing! Best waffle I've ever had! I added choc chips for the kids and blueberries for my mom.. Still came out so good

Couldn't wait for room temp eggs but that didn't matter. Neither did cutting butter down to 1/2 stick. This was approved by a fickle crew of four for "brinner". Had two leftover which will be...

These were the best waffles I have ever tasted, at home or in a restaurant, and my family agreed. The recipe is quick and easy to put together, and the waffles came out fluffy and flavorful. I...

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