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We often think of waffles as a wonderful weekend treat, but if you make these waffle recipes ahead of time, you'll even get to enjoy them on weekdays. These 3 homemade waffle recipes freeze well. Be sure to give them a try.

Make-Ahead Waffle Recipe

Mix the dry ingredients ahead of time and add the wet ingredients when you are ready to cook. It makes waffles easy - even on weekdays.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword make ahead, oats, waffles, whole wheat
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Shelle


Dry Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup quick oats use rolled oats and pulse in a blender until they are coarsely chopped but not powdery.
  • 3/4 cup flax seed No flax seed? use an equal amount of quick oats instead.
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup dry milk substitute with 1 cup milk, reduce water (below) by 1 cup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Wet Ingredients

  • 4 medium eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups water reduce water by 1 cup if you used fresh milk
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Measure all the dry ingredients into a large mixing bowl, mix together

  2. Whisk together wet ingredients in another bowl

  3. Pour the wet ingredients over the dry ingredients, mixing together until combined

  4. Ladle 1/4 to 1/2 cup of batter on to your prepared waffle iron

  5. Cook until the waffle releases from the iron (time depends on your iron)