Overnight Waffles

Mix up the batter the night before and wake up your family with the aroma of fresh cooked waffles.

Overnight Waffles


4 round waffles or 16 squares 4 round waffles or 16 squares

Prep Time

0:10 0:10

Cook Time

3 to 5 minutes per waffle 3 to 5 minutes per waffle

Rise Time

Overnight OR 45 minutes Overnight OR 45 minutes

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  • 2-1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 (2-1/4 tsp.) envelope Fleischmann’s® RapidRise® Instant Yeast
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups very warm milk (120° to 130°F)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup butter OR margarine, melted
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract


  1. Combine flour, undissolved yeast, sugar and salt in a large bowl. Add milk, eggs, butter and vanilla, stirring just until blended. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Remove batter from refrigerator and stir down batter. Preheat waffle iron and cook waffles according to manufacturer's directions. Serve immediately with your favorite toppings.
  3. Recipe Tip: Instead of an overnight, refrigerator rise, cover and let batter rise in a warm, draft-free place for 45 minutes until doubled.

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