President Eisenhower Waffles

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Recipe: #33996

December 31, 2019

Categories: Waffles

"Can use 2 cups flour instead of cornmeal"

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (311.8 g)
  • Calories 698.2
  • Total Fat - 40 g
  • Saturated Fat - 14.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 1332 mg
  • Sodium - 1066.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 56.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5.4 g
  • Sugars - 7 g
  • Protein - 29.7 g
  • Calcium - 564.3 mg
  • Iron - 5.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.5 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Sift dry ingredients

Step 2

Add cornmeal

Step 3

Add milk ,egg yolks and melted butter

Step 4

Beat whites until stiff

Step 5

Fold into batter

Step 6

On heavily buttered hot waffle iron bake waffles repeat


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • For a lighter waffle, use 2 cups of flour instead of cornmeal.
  • If using salted butter, omit the teaspoon of salt from the recipe.

  • Substitute 1 cup of whole wheat flour for 1 cup of all-purpose flour - This substitution will add more fiber and nutrition to the waffles, making them a healthier option.
  • Substitute 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil for 2 teaspoons of melted butter - This substitution will make the waffles lower in saturated fat and cholesterol, making them a healthier option.

Oat Waffles Replace the cornmeal and flour with 2 cups of oats, and add 1 teaspoon of cinnamon to the dry ingredients.

Cinnamon Applesauce: A delicious accompaniment to President Eisenhower Waffles, this cinnamon applesauce is easy to make and adds a sweet and spicy kick to the dish. The combination of cinnamon and applesauce will perfectly balance the savory waffles.

Maple-Glazed Bacon: This sweet and savory dish is a perfect complement to the cinnamon applesauce and President Eisenhower Waffles. The salty bacon is balanced by the sweetness of the maple glaze, creating a delicious flavor combination that will be sure to please your guests.


Q: How do I ensure my waffles are cooked evenly?

A: Make sure the waffle iron is heated evenly and that the batter is spread evenly. To ensure even cooking, use a timer and check the waffles throughout the baking process.

Q: What is the best way to store leftover waffles?

A: Wrap the waffles in plastic wrap or store in an airtight container and place in the refrigerator. Reheat in the toaster or in the oven before eating.

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Fun facts:

Fun Fact 1: President Dwight D. Eisenhower is said to have been a fan of these waffles, as they were served at the presidential retreat in Maryland, Camp David, during his presidency.

Fun Fact 2: This waffle recipe is believed to have originated in the early 20th century, when cornmeal was often used instead of flour for baking.