Yeast Waffles


This is a traditional yeast waffle recipe. It makes tasty, crunchy waffles. They are very good with syrup, or my personal favorite is waffles topped with whipped cream and fresh strawberries!

close up view of a pile of Yeast Waffles on a pan
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs 20 mins
Total Time:
8 hrs 45 mins


  • 2 cups milk

  • 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast

  • ½ cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)

  • ½ cup butter, melted

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • 3 cups sifted unbleached all-purpose flour

  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda


  1. Warm milk in a small saucepan until it bubbles, then remove from heat.

  2. Dissolve yeast in warm water in a small bowl. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes.

  3. Combine milk, yeast mixture, butter, salt, sugar, and flour in a large bowl. Mix thoroughly with an electric mixer until batter is smooth. Cover and let stand at room temperature overnight.

  4. The next morning, preheat a waffle iron.

  5. Stir beaten eggs and baking soda into batter; beat well.

  6. Spray the hot waffle iron with nonstick cooking spray. Pour mix onto waffle iron and cook until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

434 Calories
19g Fat
53g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 434
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 25%
Saturated Fat 11g 57%
Cholesterol 109mg 36%
Sodium 661mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 120mg 9%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 239mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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