- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- A pinch of saffron threads
- 2 cups milk
- 2 large eggs
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
- Cooking spray or additional melted butter for greasing
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt.
- Crush a pinch of saffron threads between your fingers to release their flavor. Add the crushed saffron to the dry mixture and stir well.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs, and melted butter until well combined.
- Gradually pour the wet mixture into the dry mixture, stirring until just combined. Be careful not to overmix; a few lumps are okay.
- Preheat your waffle iron according to its instructions.
- Lightly grease the waffle iron with cooking spray or brush it with melted butter.
- Pour the saffron waffle batter onto the preheated waffle iron, using the recommended amount for your specific waffle iron size.
- Close the waffle iron and cook the waffles until golden brown and crispy, following the instructions provided with your waffle iron.
- Carefully remove the saffron waffles from the waffle iron and repeat with the remaining batter.
- Serve the saffron waffles warm with your choice of toppings such as maple syrup, whipped cream, fresh fruits, or a dusting of powdered sugar.
These saffron waffles offer a delightful twist to the classic breakfast favorite, with a subtle floral aroma and a beautiful golden color. Enjoy these delicious waffles as a special treat for breakfast or brunch