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A 1931 dated recipe obtained from the Watson Estate in McKinney, Texas in 1991. Notation on card said this was served every Sunday (with variations) for over 30 years in Grandpa Jack’s house. Among the various recipes was this gem: Bacon Waffles!


  • 2 cups flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/4 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 4 slices Bacon, crumbled


  1. Sift and measure flour.
  2. Add the remaining dry ingredients and sift again.
  3. Beat the egg yolks and them to the milk.
  4. Stir the liquid ingredients into the dry ones.
  5. Add melted butter.
  6. Beat egg whites until stiff.
  7. Fold them into the batter just before baking.
  8. Bake in preheated waffle iron for 3 minutes.
  9. Sprinkle Bacon over waffle batter after you place on waffle iron.
  10. Make sure iron is nice and hot.
  11. Increase milk if batter is too thick.