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Marion Cunninham's Raised Walnut Waffles

Marion Cunninham’s Raised Walnut Waffles
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  • 8 ServingsServings


  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 package dry yeast
  • 2 cups warm milk
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped California walnuts
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking soda



1 Put the water in the mixing bowl and sprinkle in the yeast. Let stand to dissolve for 5 minutes.

2 Add the milk, butter, salt, sugar and flour to the yeast mixture and beat until smooth and blended. (Or use a hand rotary beater to get rid of the lumps.)

3 Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let stand overnight at room temperature.

4 Just before cooking the waffles, beat in the egggs, add the walnuts and the baking soda , and stir until well mixed. The batter will be very thin.

5 Pour about 1/2 to 3/4 cup batter into a very hot waffle iron. Bake the waffles until they are golden and crisp.

Source: Marion Cunningham and California