As I have mentioned before, I am not much of a "hot breakfast" kind of girl . . . I just love my bowl of cold cereal each morning. However, I made these for my kids last weekend and they may have changed the way that I think about breakfast! These are so delicious and just melt in your mouth.
If you are super adventurous, you could smother them in maple syrup (just don't call me when you have to get your cavity filled at the dentist . . . ha ha!!).
These would also make an amazing dessert! Top with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and you have an amazing treat!
(PS If you like a more traditional churro, be sure to check out my Baked Cheater Churros! They are delicious!).
For the waffles (or you can use your favorite recipe or waffle mix):
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
4 teaspoons baking powder
2 Tablespoons white sugar
1 1/2 cups warm milk
1/3 cup butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
For the cinnamon/sugar covering:
3/4 cup sugar
3-4 Tablespoons cinnamon
1/2 cup melted butter
In a large bowl, mix together flour, salt, baking powder and 2 Tablespoons sugar; set aside. Preheat waffle iron to desired temperature.
In a separate bowl, beat the eggs. Stir in the milk, 1/3 cup butter and vanilla. Pour the milk mixture into the flour mixture; beat until blended.
Ladle the batter into a preheated waffle iron. Cook the waffles until golden and crisp.
Mix together the 3/4 cup sugar and 3-4 tablespoons cinnamon in a shallow bowl or dish. Place the melted butter into aanother shallow bowl or dish and dip the hot waffle first in the butter, then in the cinnamon sugar mixture. Be sure to coat both sides of the waffle with butter and cinnamon/sugar.
Makes 10-12 4" waffles.