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Waffle House Waffles Recipe
Waffle House Waffles
By Todd Wilbur

Recipe Type: Breakfast
Calories: 314
Cook Time: 10 hours
Recipe Rating: 4.7 (11 reviews)
It was two friendly Atlanta, Georgia neighbors who got together in 1955 to build the first Waffle House in their eventual 1479-restaurant chain. With the dimpled breakfast hotcake as a signature item (and this is 3 years before IHOP was founded!), the privately held chain grew into 20 Southern U.S. states. Today tasty food at rock-bottom prices, plus 24-hours-a-day service, makes Waffle House a regular stop for devoted customers any time of the day or night. And don't even think about referring to your server as a waitress; they're called "associates."

For the best clone of the 50-year-old secret formula for these waffles you really should chill this batter overnight in the fridge as they do in each of the restaurants. But hey, sometimes you just can't wait. If you need instant gratification, the recipe still works fine if you cook up the waffles the same day. At least wait for 15 to 20 minutes after you make the batter so that it can rest and thicken a bit. That'll give you time to dust off the waffle iron and heat it up.

Source: "Top Secret Restaurant Recipes 2" by Todd Wilbur.

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
Danielle G  
Submitted on: 08/31/13
Made these this morning, and they are an exact replica of Waffle House waffles! So yummy!!! I didn't have time to make the batter snd refrigerate them ahead of time and they were still delicious! Can't wait to make them again!
Submitted on: 08/25/13
These waffles were delicious. I have tried several recipes this is the best one so far! A little bit too sweet, and I love sweet, but that is my only complaint. I added able 4 tbsp of malt as suggested my another reviewing, turned out very good. Will definitely make them again.
Dean Ellis  
Submitted on: 08/06/13
I moved to Belize last year and one of the major factors in culture shock is the difference in food. I was hankering for Waffle House waffles and found this recipe. Perfect and dead on. Don't listen to the bad reviews, they don't know how to cook. These are an exact match to Waffle House. Thank you for your efforts.
Ken T.  
Submitted on: 04/24/13
If you want to get the real taste try adding in 3 TBSP. of malt mix believe me you will like it!
Best Waffles EVER!
Kim H.  
Submitted on: 03/13/13
I made these waffles for my family and we were all in love lol. I have used other online recipes but none even come close... The PerfectWaffles
Just like the real thing!
Hollie Sramek  
Submitted on: 01/19/13
My mom worked for Waffle House when me and my sister were growing up, so I have been looking for a recipe to make waffles from my childhood. These were dead on! After trying probably 50 different versions, I am so glad to have found this!!!
Submitted on: 01/08/07
Tastes just like the real thing! So good!
b koetting  
Submitted on: 03/16/06
Slightly different than the original, but actually better. The secret ingredient (not the half and half) makes them deliciously crisp. It was a surprise to me - worth the effort.
Submitted on: 02/12/06
These are the best waffles ever. We even took our waffle iron with us on holiday so we could have our family try them in the classic form.
Submitted on: 10/11/05
They're good waffles, they're just not Waffle House waffles. If you're health conscious, they're not *quite* fantastic enough to compensate for all the high fat/high sugar ingredients this calls for, so I don't think I'll be making them again.
Submitted on: 08/02/05
These are the only waffles my kids will eat now. We make them by the dozens and freeze them. They crisp right up in the toaster after being frozen.