There’s no waffling when it comes to everyone’s favorite breakfast dish.
According to the website NationalToday.com, 8 in 10 Americans love waffles (we’re surprised that number is so low!). In honor of tomorrow’s National Waffle Day holiday, we’ve compiled our favorite recipes and our favorite spots to find waffles in metro Atlanta. Happy eating!
Our top places to find waffles in metro Atlanta
Celebrate Waffle Day at J. Christopher’s — the breakfast spot is offering its bacon, cinnamon pecan, strawberry of Belgian waffles for $5 each through tomorrow. Find metro Atlanta locations here.
Here are 12 things you didn’t know about Waffle House:
Try these waffle recipes and tools
Key Lime Waffle Pie recipe
Sweet and tangy key lime mousse is served on top of graham cracker waffles in this recipe from Chef’sChoice
Graham Cracker Waffles
3 cups pre-mixed baking product such as Bisquick
1 cup whole milk
1 cup brown sugar
½ cup honey
5 tbsp. buttermilk
2 tsp. cinnamon
½ stick butter (4 tbsp.)
1 pack of graham crackers (10-11 sheets)
Makes 18-20 waffles
Key Lime Mousse
2 cups heavy whipping cream
10 oz. white chocolate
¾ cup key lime juice
1 packet gelatin
7 ounces sweetened condensed milk
¼ tsp. vanilla
Turbinado or dark brown sugar for garnish
Extra graham crackers for garnish
Key lime for garnish
Take lime juice mixture off heat and set aside. Heat sweetened condensed milk over medium heat and add white chocolate. Stir until chocolate is melted.
Whip heavy cream on high speed only until stiff, about two minutes. Add the lime juice mixture to whip cream and beat (with electric mixer) until ingredients are blended together. Add white chocolate mixture to the whip cream and beat until blended. Refrigerate mixture for four hours or overnight to stiffen.
Graham Cracker Waffles: Mix together baking product, milk, brown sugar, honey, buttermilk, eggs and cinnamon in bowl. Melt butter and add to mixture.
Crush graham crackers until crumb size and add to mix. Mix all ingredients with electric mixture. Place 1/4 cup of batter on waffle maker. Bake for 2:30 minutes on setting 4. Serve immediately with a dollop of key lime mousse. Garnish with sugar, lime and graham cracker pieces. For a frozen dessert, spread mousse overtop waffle, cover in wax paper and freeze overnight before serving.
More waffle stats from NationalToday.com:
76 percent of Americans say they love waffles. Americans over 65 love waffles more than any other age group—89 percent say they reign supreme.
80 percent of women like waffles, while only 69 percent of men say the same.
Of people who earn $0 – $25,000 per year, 78 percent like waffles. Of those who earn $50,000 – $75,000, 73 percent like waffles—and of those who earn over $100,000, only 70 percent like waffles.
America’s top waffle-loving regions are the South (81 percent); Midwest (78 percent); West (72 percent); and East (69 percent)