Cinnamon-Bun Waffles

Blogger Bree Hester of bakedbree.com shares a favorite recipe. A warm and toasty cinnamon-bun waffle to start your morning right.

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 4

Waffles

2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
3
teaspoons ground cinnamon
2
eggs, separated
1/8
teaspoon cream of tartar
1 3/4
cups buttermilk
1/4
cup butter, melted
2
tablespoons maple-flavored syrup
1
tablespoon vanilla

Glaze

2
tablespoons butter, melted
2
tablespoons milk
1
cup powdered sugar

  • 1 Heat waffle maker. In large bowl, stir together flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon; set aside.
  • 2 In small bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form; set aside. In medium bowl, beat egg yolks, buttermilk, 1/4 cup melted butter, the syrup and vanilla; set aside.
  • 3 Make well in center of flour mixture. Add egg yolk mixture; mix just until combined. Fold in beaten egg whites.
  • 4 Spray waffle maker lightly with cooking spray. Spoon batter onto hot waffle maker, following manufacturer’s directions for recommended amount. Close lid of waffle maker; bake 3 to 4 minutes or until steaming stops and waffles are golden brown. (To make ahead, place waffles on ovenproof plate in 200°F oven until ready to serve.)
  • 5 In another small bowl, beat 2 tablespoons melted butter, milk and powdered sugar until smooth. Drizzle over waffles. Serve remaining glaze on the side.

Expert Tips

These waffles reheat very well. Make some extra and freeze them for a weekday treat.

These waffles are special with the glaze, but equally delicious without. Try adding some cinnamon apples to the top for a variation on this waffle recipe.