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Appears in
The Daily Mail Modern British Cookbook

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1998

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The waffle is not – as many people think – an American invention, to be served automatically with maple syrup, but French and very ancient, dating back to the middle ages. This batter is easy to make and produces lovely light waffles.


  • 225 g/ 8 oz plain flour
  • 4 g/


Sift the flour into a large bowl. Add the yeast, eggs, sugar, vanilla extract and salt. Gently whisk in 200 ml/ 7 fl oz of the milk, then pour in the melted butter. You should have a thick smooth batter, b