6 Fluffy Recipes for International Waffle Day

March 25, 2014

Waffles are ambitious at heart. They want to be smothered in Speculoos and topped with fried chicken. They strive for Sriracha and bacon and butternut squash. Once, they even won over the White House. So today, on this most glorious of occasions, we’re honoring our favorite breakfast food with big dreams. Dust off your iron and whip up that batter -- it’s International Waffle Day

Whether you like your waffles sweet, savory, or somewhere in between, we’ve rounded up the richest, most buttery recipes to celebrate. Sure, we stateside waffle loyalists should technically wait for August 24, the date of the first American waffle iron patent. But you know what? It’s Waffle Day somewhere, and that’s good enough for us.

Sriracha Cheddar Cornbread Waffles by Carey Nershi

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Sriracha Cheddar Cornbread Waffles 

Weekday Waffles with Maple Blueberry Butter
by fiveandspice


Spiced Stout Waffles by DulaNotes


Aretha Frankenstein’s Waffles of Insane Greatness by Genius Recipes


Sweet Potato Waffles, Sweet or Savory by fiveandspice


Brown Butter Waffle Cake + Sorghum Meringue Buttercream by Beth Kirby | {local milk}



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    Lisa Siva
Lisa is a noodle fiend and a chocolate hoarder. She probably wants to make you cookies.


Mr_Vittles March 26, 2014
Waffles trump pancakes any day of the week (at least in my book). Their superior surface area and crisp exterior are a winning combination!
Lisa S. March 26, 2014
Mr_Vittles, I like the way you think!