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Sour cream waffles

Sour cream waffles
Los Angeles Times

I've got a thing for waffles. For me, there is no better treat on a Saturday or Sunday morning. I don't care if the rest of my time is spent balancing checkbooks and cleaning out the garage, as long as ... Read more

Total time: About 40 minutes | Makes 12 to 16 waffles
  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Dash salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 2 cups sour cream

Step 1In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the cake flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and baking soda.

Step 2In a small bowl, mix the egg yolks and sour cream until smooth and whisk them into the dry ingredients.

Step 3Beat the egg whites until stiff but not dry. Stir approximately one-third of the egg whites into the sour cream mixture to lighten it, then gently fold the remaining egg whites into the batter. Bake according to manufacturer's instructions for your waffle maker. Serve immediately; they will soften on standing.

Note: Adapted from the 1957 edition of "Joy of Cooking.".

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