How to Make Waffle Mix
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This convenient waffle mix is a great Christmas gift for busy friends. Give these packages of easy waffle mix, and ordinary mornings will become special in a jiffy for the recipients of this breakfast favorite. Send along with some syrup, and you’ve provided someone with the makings of Christmas breakfast.
Rise-and-Shine Waffle Mix
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Yield: 6 packets (2-1/3 cups each)
10 cups flour
2 cups dried buttermilk powder (available at most supermarkets)
3/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons baking powder
3 tablespoons baking soda
3 tablespoons salt
2 tablespoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg (preferably freshly grated)
Thoroughly mix together all the ingredients in a large bowl.
Divide the mixture into 6 equal portions (about 2-1/3 cups each.)
Wrap each portion in individual packages. Copy the preparation label, below, and attach to the packages or gift containers.
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: Follow manufacturer’s instructions
Yield: l packet makes six 8-inch round waffles
1 packet Rise-and-Shine Waffle Mix
1 large egg
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
10 ounces club soda, seltzer, or water
Preheat a waffle iron according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Empty the packet of waffle mix into a medium bowl. Make a well in the center. Pour the egg, oil, and club soda into the well. Stir until almost smooth. Do not overmix. Pour about 1/2 cup batter onto the griddle. Cook until golden.