John F. Kennedy's Waffles

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8 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 egg yolks
1 scant cup milk or buttermilk
1 heaping cup sifted flour
2 stiffly beaten egg whites
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 tablespoon sugar/cinnamon mixture (optional)

Cream sugar and butter, then add egg yolks and beat well. Add salt, then alternately add flour and milk while stirring. Fold in egg whites, baking powder and cinnamon/sugar mixture (optional). Grease both top and bottom of waffle iron and bake about 2 minutes each batch.

Serve with butter and syrup, a variety of jams, honey, fruit, etc.

Serves 4.


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