Brown Butter Yeasted Waffles



Happy almost April! I’m so excited to have a week of sunshine and warm weather. I’m investing in grass seed, baseball tickets and long walks with Winston through the neighborhood. I hope you are as excited as I am to get outside and enjoy the change in season.

Last week, I missed National Waffle Day but got some inspiration for a Sunday morning waffle breakfast with strawberries, turkey bacon and espresso. These waffles are super rich and buttery. I enjoyed mine with pure Alaskan Birch Syrup! Open the windows this weekend and enjoy waffle making. Your neighbors will smell the brown butter all the way down the street.

Yeasted Brown-Butter Waffles

  •  3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter
  •  2 cups warm whole milk
  •  1/2 cup buttermilk
  •  2 tablespoons sugar
  •  1 1/4-ounce envelope active dry yeast (about 2 1/4 teaspoon)
  •  1 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  •  2 cups all-purpose flour
  •  2 large eggs
  •  1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  •  Nonstick vegetable oil spray
  •  Pure maple syrup (for serving)

Melt 3/4 cup butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat and cook, stirring often, until butter foams, then browns (do not burn), 5–8 minutes. Pour into a medium bowl; let cool.

Whisk milk, buttermilk, sugar, yeast, and salt in a large bowl. Whisk in flour and brown butter; cover with plastic wrap and let batter sit at room temperature at least 8 hours and up to 12 hours.

Heat waffle iron until very hot. Whisk eggs and baking soda into batter. Coat waffle iron with nonstick spray and pour batter onto waffle iron, spreading it to cover surface (amount of batter needed will vary according to machine). Cook waffles until golden brown and cooked through.

Serve immediately with maple syrup.

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