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Old 07-11-2014, 11:18 AM   #1
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Recipe typo maybe?

My husband was making waffles this morning using Malt-O-Meal and the Jean Alice pancake recipe. It gives instructions for making waffles instead, and one of the instructions is to increase the amount of oil from the 2 T in the pancake recipe to 1 cup! Surely this must be a typo? It yields 8 waffles. That would be 2T of oil per waffle instead of in the entire recipe. Could this possibly be accurate?


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Old 07-11-2014, 11:27 AM   #2
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No! Way too much oil.
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Old 07-11-2014, 05:22 PM   #3
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I would go with 1/4 cup of oil.

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Old 07-11-2014, 05:37 PM   #4
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I agree with Aunt Bea. 1/4 cup should be sufficient.
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Old 07-11-2014, 07:00 PM   #5
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One of the things that makes a waffle batter different from a pancake batter is the amount of fat in the recipe. But one cup of oil seems crazy! My waffle recipe has similar quantities of ingredients and calls for 1/2 cup of oil and that almost seems excessive to me, but they come out great and the recipe makes 5 large fluffy waffles.
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Old 07-11-2014, 07:43 PM   #6
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Sounds like a lot of oil to me but I haven't made waffles in a million or so years.

Give it a shot as the recipe call for and then you'll know for sure if you should cut back on the oil.

Who knows. It might just be what the doctor ordered.

And what is Malt-O-Meal ?

Guess it's time to fire up the Google machine.
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Old 07-20-2014, 12:31 PM   #7
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Could some of that oil be designated for greasing the waffle iron?
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