Bacon Waffles

Bacon waffles are the ultimate choice in breakfast food for me. A crispy, chewy waffle filled with pieces of crispy bacon, drenched with syrup and a little butter – what could be better? Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on how you look at it), not a single restaurant within a 30 mile radius of our house has these on their menu. As soon as I saw the waffle maker I got for Christmas, I just knew I would have to christen it with a batch of these sinful waffles.

Bacon Waffles

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 t. maple extract, optional
  • 1/2 lb. cooked and crumbled bacon (Perfect for leftover bacon.)

1. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, baking powder and sugar.

2. In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs and milk. Temper or cool the melted butter and add to the egg mixture, along with the extracts. Fold in the bacon.

3. Bake according to the instructions on your waffle maker.

You can certainly use this bacon method with your own favorite waffle recipe, or even in pancakes. They freeze perfectly and reheat nicely in the toaster.

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20 thoughts on “Bacon Waffles

  1. delicious! it was our family tradition to have these every Christmas morning when i was growing up. the only difference w/ our recipe was the addition of shredded sharp cheddar cheese.

  2. These sound very good. My family loves bacon & waffles so a perfect combo:) Thanks for posting the recipe.

  3. I went to a bacon class at a local cooking school once that had bacon waffles on the menu. I’ve never liked waffles, but … man these were good!

  4. OH MY GOOD GRACIOUS!! Well, of course those would be wonderful!!! Thanks for this recipe.

  5. I made these tonight, planning to freeze them for breakfasts, but they were so yummy that we had them for dinner! Thanks for sharing such a great recipe!

  6. Definitely going to have to make these for my little ones, but who has leftover bacon? If you don’t grab bacon the first time the plate is passed, you are out of luck at this house!

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