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Aretha Frankenstein's Waffles

This recipe comes from a restaurant called Aretha Frankenstein's in Chattanooga, TN.

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup whole milk or buttermilk (or a combination)
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil or melted butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ½ teaspoons sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Butter and pure maple syrup , for serving

Instruction

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, cornstarch, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; mix well. Add the milk, vegetable oil, egg, sugar and vanilla and mix well. Let the batter sit for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat a waffle iron. Follow the directions on your waffle iron to cook the waffles. Serve immediately with butter and pure maple syrup or hold in a 200 degree oven, directly on the rack (don't stack them or they'll get soggy). These also reheat very well in the toaster.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Food52