Do you ever make homemade blueberry waffles?

United States
June 16, 2008 8:55pm CST
This morning I had blueberry waffles for breakfast. I'm not usually a big waffle person. But I was hungry and they don't take long to prepare. I use the storebought variety and have never really liked the taste. And, they're too thin. I'd love to buy myself a waffle iron and make homemade blueberry waffles. That would be nice! And, probably healthier than the store bought kind, if I left out syrup. What do you think? Do homemade waffles taste better than store bought waffles? I've never had them before. Do you have any homemade waffle recipes? Please share.
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@lilybug (21148)
• United States
17 Jun 08
I have made homemade waffles before, but never blueberry ones. I don't really like blueberries. If I were to make them though I would not mix the blueberries into the mix. I would sprinkle them on top of the batter after I poured it on the waffle iron. Homemade waffles are much better than store bought waffles.
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• United States
17 Jun 08
Thank you! I thought they might be, but have never had any.
@mummymo (23707)
17 Jun 08
I have never really eaten many waffles! Tehy are not as popular here as they seem to be over there so I am not really sure about which are better although most home made things do taste better than store bought don't they? xxx
• United States
17 Jun 08
I'm all about home cooking and healthy!
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@mummymo (23707)
17 Jun 08
I would love to be able to cook more! Good for you sweetheart! xxx
@sylvia13 (1851)
• Nelson Bay, Australia
17 Jun 08
I have my own waffle iron, but it is in our weekend house, so I only use it in the summer when we are there. Recently I bought some store bought one and I was surprised to find that they tasted very good, just as good as mine, I would say. We have them for dessert in the evening and they have been a big success, so I think I will have to buy more packages next time!
• United States
17 Jun 08
We had just the store brand. I would prefer a name brand like Eggo or something more fancy.
@GardenGerty (105453)
• United States
17 Jun 08
I like homemade waffles better than store brand, but I do not really have recipes. I mostly do waffles, pancakes, and cornbread by memory and by feel. The things that I do to them are things like adding an extra egg, and flax seed meal, and wheat germ. I will beat a banana into the batter. That would be good with blueberries or strawberries thrown in. A compromise would be to use Bisquick or another baking mix then add the healthy things in. If you use real maple syrup,or honey and do it sparingly it is a healthier choice.I have heard of a product called agave nectar which is something of the consistency of honey.
• United States
17 Jun 08
I will try that! I have always wondered if there were a healthy alternative. I might even try honey. I love honey on everything!
@SaraCate (184)
• Canada
18 Jun 08
I have to second Gerty's comments about making waffles with 'healthy stuff.' We always do use half whole wheat flour here in muffines, waffles, and pancakes, and they are far more filling - not to mention higher protein, fiber, etc. Another thought I've not seen yet in this thread - I almost always make more than a single batch of waffles or pancakes. I then freeze the leftovers (on a cookie sheet, if there's room!) and double-bag them in zip-style baggies, two or three to a bag. Homemade toaster waffles! They're not quite as good as fresh, but soooo much better than any of the processed toaster waffles/pancakes you can buy in the supermarkets...and more variety, too, as you can make them with whatever add-ins you want!
• United States
17 Jun 08
Nope is it good?
@makingpots (11922)
• United States
17 Jun 08
We have a waffle iron that we use on the weekends ever so often. My husband is the waffle chef in our house. I love the homemade blueberry waffles he makes for us. I know he uses recipes from two cookbooks in particular but when I flipped through them just now I could not find the one I think he uses. Sorry. A waffle iron is a good investment. Even though we don't use it often, we make it into a family event and everyone helps out. It is a lot of fun when we see the waffle iron coming out.
• China
17 Jun 08
Hello, I never make waffle, but I used to make cake. I love to make cakes by myself, I think it's more healthier, and the taste is as good as the storebought's, even better. I use the simple things to make it: flour, eggs, suger, milk, oil and a little lemon juice. It takes me over two hours once, but I still love it. I'd love to learn how to make a waffle or other snacks, would you like to share?
@mimico (3619)
• Philippines
17 Jun 08
Oooh I love blueberries! I like them in my ice cream, muffins, and now that you mention it--waffles! Yum yum! I haven't had proper blueberry waffles since my trip to Chicago a few years ago. When I order blueberry waffles, it's just plain waffled with blueberry sauce on top. Yuck. I'd sure love to make the read kind at home, but I'm terrible at cooking pancakes and we don;t have a waffle make. SIgh.
@bagumbayan (2707)
• Philippines
17 Jun 08
I supposed hot cakes and waffles are the same. I prefer to buy one than to cook it myself. Its easy just to buy. But my daughter can cook if asked. Happy cooking.