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Waffles Crisps: three tips to Make

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Crispiness is important if you have a passion for Saturday morning waffles crisps like I do. Crispy golden waffles are good. Bad, limp, spiritless waffles

These are three ways to ensure waffles crisps buttermilk everytime.

As I was creating our Classic Buttermilk Waffle recipe, I thought a lot about the “crisp factor”. The waffles crisps were delicious bigs sunflower seeds and looked great, but they lost their crispness after a few minutes on the waffle iron. This was not possible.

Moisture is the problem. The problem is moisture. You need pared down just a little bit to ensure tender waffles, but too much will cause the waffles crisps to lose their outer crust. Buttermilk can also be a difficult ingredient, as it makes a thicker batter that results in crispier waffles.

1. Waffles Crisps: Make Your Waffle Iron Hot

Hot waffle irons make waffles crisps than butter brushing (though this is delicious). Hot irons will ensure that waffles cook as soon as they touch the griddle.

The batter should be able to sizzle upon contact. The batter will set immediately and become crisp. The batter will quickly turn to steam, and the moisture in it will evaporate out of the pan. The iron should not be hot. Otherwise, the waffles won’t turn to steam and will become soggy and squishy.

2. Swap Half the Buttermilk for Milk Waffles Crisps

The milk helps to make waffle batter thinner and more liquidy, which results in lighter waffles. This lighter texture can be achieved by replacing half of the buttermilk with regular milk. However, it doesn’t compromise the rich buttermilk flavor. You can also substitute buttermilk for milk entirely if you wish!

For the best flavor, I prefer to use whole milk or 22% milk. However, you can definitely use almond milk or skim milk if you have it.

3. Bake the Once They are Completed in the Oven

Although it seems redundant to make waffles in a waffle maker and bake them in the oven again, this is the best way I know of making waffles that last.

Even the most well-equipped waffle irons may fail to properly steam off moisture within a short time. The oven keeps the evaporation process moving without burning the waffles. It also keeps your waffles warm until they are ready to be served.

Preheat the oven to 250F before you begin cooking the waffles. Put a cooling rack made of wire inside a baking pan and bake in the oven. The cooling rack lifts the waffles from the baking sheet, and allows air to circulate around the edges.

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