1 envelope active dry yeast

2 C. warm milk

2 1/4 C. all-purpose flour

1 egg

3 T. sugar

3 eggs yolks

8 T. butter, melted and cooled to room temperature

1 tsp. vanilla extract

3 egg whites, beaten to soft peaks


Combine the yeast and 1/4 cup of the

warm milk in a small bowl and allow to

proof for 5 minutes.


Sift the flour into a large mixing bowl

and add the egg, yeast mixture, and sugar.


Stir to mix well with a wooden spoon.

Add the remaining milk and the egg yolks

one at a time, stirring to incorporate.


Add the melted butter and vanilla extract,

stirring just to combine. Fold the egg whites

into the batter, cover with a towel,

and allow to rise for 1 hour.


Stir down the batter when ready to cook

and prepare according to your waffle iron's directions.


Makes about 12 waffles.