Sweet waffles are delicious but savoury, stuffed with cheese or studded with vegetables, are a sure-fire way to kick start the day.

These made-from-scratch waffles are ready in less than 30 minutes with basic ingredients from your pantry and a trusty waffle maker, of course!

We love how they turn out perfectly crisp and golden on the outside while being light and fluffy on the inside.

Equipment

Ingredients

For the batter

  • 250g plain flour
  • ¼ cup cornflour
  • 1 tsp baking powder (or self-raising flour)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 ½ cups buttermilk
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • ¼ cup cheddar cheese, grated

For the topping

  • 2 eggs, poached
  • 2 rashes of bacon, fried
  • 2 tbsp hollandaise sauce

Instructions

  1. Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl, or a large drink shaker. If baking powder is hard to get, use self-raising flour instead. 
  2. Add the buttermilk and the egg yolks and mix or shake well. If you’re not using a drink mixer, add the cheddar cheese now and any other optional ingredients such as chopped mushrooms, chopped capsicum, or spinach. 
  3. Heat the waffle machine and give it a light spray of olive oil. 
  4. Pour in about a cup of mixture. If you are using the drink bottle, pour in half a cup and then sprinkle with the cheese or extra ingredients and then pour some more batter over the top. 
  5. Close the lid and cook for about 5 to 7 minutes or until golden. Remove and serve with bacon and eggs, topped with hollandaise.
Summary
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Recipe Name
Savoury Breakfast Waffles Recipe
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Kristen Watts

Kristen is a newspaper journalist and magazine editor with more than two decades experience writing about food and cooking. She's also an amateur artist and loves making things look pretty.

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