From the Betty Crocker ‘Red Pie Cover’ cookbook
Originally in the 1991 cookbook


2 eggs
2 cups buttermilk
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cups plus 2 tbsp shortening


  1. Heat waffle iron.
  2. Beat eggs; beat in remaining ingredients with rotary beater until smooth.
  3. Pour batter from cup onto center of hot waffle iron. Cook about 5 minutes or until steaming stops.
  4. Remove waffle carefully.

Makes about eight 7 inch waffles.

For richer waffles, increase to 3 eggs, decrease buttermilk to 1 1/2 cups and flour to 1 3/4 cups.

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