The Egg White Trick For Restaurant-Quality Waffles

Waffles are a beloved breakfast staple, but just because you might have a waffle iron at home doesn't mean you'll get the same delicious results that you expect from your favorite brunch spot. And if you have ever wondered how to achieve that perfect restaurant-quality fluffiness and delightfully crispy edges, you likely know there has to be a secret ingredient. You're not wrong, either: It's egg whites.

Adding egg whites to your waffle batter can take your breakfast game to the next level by creating a light and airy texture that your typical waffles might be lacking. While you likely know how to separate egg whites and whip them up to include them in your batter, there is a simple trick to get the perfect results every time. 

Once you have whipped your egg whites to stiff peaks, you need to carefully fold them so they do not deflate.

The key to adding egg whites

You want to preserve as much of the airiness as possible, so avoid over-mixing the batter. The end result should be a light and fluffy batter that is easy to pour into your waffle maker.

The extra volume that the egg whites provide the batter with help create the fluffy interior that we all crave in a good waffle. The egg whites also help the edge to brown well and crisp up. Plus, the added protein from the egg whites can help keep you feeling full and satisfied throughout the morning.

Adding whipped egg whites to your waffle batter is a simple and easy way to achieve restaurant-quality waffles at home. The airy texture, combined with the crispy edges, make for a breakfast treat that is sure to impress. So, next time you're in the mood for waffles, be sure to elevate your go-to waffles with this simple technique.