a dozen delicious waffle variations, this is a great recipe for a special breakfast or brunch! lots of variations, all-purpose flour (or part whole wheat flour), baking powder, sugar (optional), salt, egg yolks, beaten, egg whites beaten until stiff, sweet milk or buttermilk, melted butter, sift dry ingredients together. beat egg yolks until light and add the milk and melted butter. combine wet and dry ingredients. fold in beaten egg whites. bake in a hot waffle iron. makes about a dozen waffles., put the waffle batter into a pitcher. it is much easer to pour the batter, overfill waffle compartments or the batter runs out on the sides of the waffle iron., waffles are done when there is no more steam rising from the iron ., after cooling , freeze extra waffles in a plastic freezer bag. separate with wax paper before freezing., variations, apple waffles - add a tsp of cinnamon to the dry ingredients. add a cup of chopped, peeled apple to batter. serve with warm applesauce & sour cream., bacon waffles - crumble a few slices of cooked, drained & crumbled bacon into the batter., banana waffles - add a chopped banana to the batter., blueberry waffles - add 1-cup fresh or frozen blueberries (thawed & drained)., chocolate waffles - increase sugar to 1/3 cup and add 1 square melted unsweetened chocolate or add 1/2-cup cocoa and a 1/3-cup sugar to dry ingredients. serve with whipped cream and chopped pecans., cinnamon raisin waffles - add a tsp cinnamon and a couple spoonfuls of plumped raisins to the batter., ham waffles - add a couple of spoonfuls of diced ham to the batter. saute it first for better flavor., molasses spice waffles - add a tsp of cinnamon and a 1/2-teaspoon of nutmeg to dry ingredients. add 3 tbsp of molasses to liquid ingredients., nutty waffles - add 1/4 cup chopped peanuts , pecans, walnuts or filberts. toast the nuts for better flavor, orange zest waffles - add a tbsp orange zest to batter. substitute 1/2 cup orange juice for 1/2-cup milk., pineapple waffles - add a cup of well-drained crushed pineapple to the batter., sausage waffles - add a couple of spoonfuls of cooked, crumbled and drained sausage to the batter.