Tuckaway Waffles

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Recipe: #35958

November 13, 2020

Categories: Waffles

"1930s cookbook Mrs austin pray governor of Tennessee"

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (245.8 g)
  • Calories 685.2
  • Total Fat - 46.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 20.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 1355.5 mg
  • Sodium - 987.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 40.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.8 g
  • Sugars - 3.9 g
  • Protein - 27.3 g
  • Calcium - 415.6 mg
  • Iron - 5.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.5 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Heat waffle iron

Step 2

Sift dry ingredients

Step 3

Add wet ingredients

Step 4

Fold in whites

Step 5

Bake in pam sprayed waffle iron


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.

  • Make sure to use a good quality butter for the best flavor.
  • For a lighter waffle, use skim or low-fat milk instead of whole milk.

  • Substitute almond flour for the all-purpose flour. This substitution will make the waffles gluten-free, which is beneficial for those with gluten sensitivities.
  • Substitute coconut oil for the butter. This substitution will make the waffles vegan, which is beneficial for those who follow a vegan diet.

Nutty Waffles Add 1/4 cup of chopped nuts of your choice to the dry ingredients before adding the wet ingredients. Fold in the egg whites as directed.

Strawberry-Maple Syrup: A delicious topping of fresh strawberries and maple syrup is the perfect accompaniment to these fluffy Tuckaway Waffles. The sweet and tart flavors of the strawberries complements the warm, buttery waffles perfectly for a sweet and savory breakfast dish.

Bacon and Egg Casserole: This hearty casserole is a great accompaniment to the Tuckaway Waffles. The savory bacon and egg combination pairs perfectly with the sweet and tart flavors of the strawberry-maple syrup. The casserole is easy to prepare and makes for a satisfying breakfast that will leave you full and energized for the day.


Q: How do I prepare the waffle iron?

A: Before adding the batter, heat up the waffle iron and spray it with cooking spray to prevent sticking.

Q: What kind of batter should I use?

A: You can use any type of waffle batter, such as a traditional recipe or a store-bought mix. Experiment with different flavors and ingredients to find the perfect waffle.

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Fun facts:

FUN FACT 1: This recipe is from a 1930s cookbook written by Mrs. Austin Pray, the wife of the former Governor of Tennessee, Austin Peay.

FUN FACT 2: The Tuckaway Waffle is said to have been a favorite of President Franklin D. Roosevelt who would often enjoy them during his term as President.