Mother Annie's Very Best Waffles

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My mother worked hard as a hairdresser at a local styling shop in town and made house-calls too. My father worked as a maritime union official. He woke before dawn and walked down every week-day morning to catch the local , commuter train from the Claymont station to the Philadelphia National Maritime Union Hall.
So; week-ends were our family days. Early awake, my sister and I spent part of the morning sprawled on the living-room rug reading the funnies(while our parents read the news columns) , Lil Abner, Barney Google, Prince Valiant, Brenda Starr and the Phantom of the Opera were some of our favorites. By the time we came home from Church , our mother had a Sunday Brunch ready and fit for kings and cabbage pickers. Sunday was our special day for a stack of hot waffles.


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2 c
sifted flour
4 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
2 c
4 large
eggs, separated
1 c
melted margarine or 1 cup of salad oil

How to Make Mother Annie's Very Best Waffles


  • 1Preheat the waffle iron.
  • 2Sift together the flour,baking powder and salt. Combine milk with the egg yolks.Beat the egg yolks.Beat the egg whites until they hold stiff peaks.
  • 3Add the egg yolk mixture to the dry ingredients and beat with the electric mixer or a rotary beater until the dry ingredients are moistened.
  • 4Stir in the margarine(it should be cooled a little). Fold in the beaten egg whites and leave fluffs of them in the batter.
  • 5Pour batter from a pitcher on the waffle iron, leaving about an inch around the edge. Bake as usual.
  • 6To freeze: Cool completely and wrap individually to be used whenever. Wonderful to have on hand.

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About Mother Annie's Very Best Waffles

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Waffles
Other Tag: For Kids

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