Make and Freeze Batches of Waffles


I purchased an inexpensive box of waffle mix and spent a couple hours making the whole box of waffles. Once the waffles have cooled, I place them into freezer bags and pop into the freezer for a quick and easy breakfast. A lot less expensive than the pre-packaged waffles! I rinse the freezer bags out, turn them inside out to dry and then they are ready to used the next time.


I keep my cereal bags for freezing, too. The wax paper empty cereal bags work great for wrapping items to freeze. Since I have already paid for the cereal wax bag, it is always put to good use. I also open the bags up and use them to cover items I reheat in the microwave.

By Bobbie from Rockwall

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

February 3, 20090 found this helpful

That is a good idea as homemade tastes so much better than the frozen storebought waffles. I used to make huge batches of pancakes on the weekend and freeze the extras to use during the week. They can be microwaved or put in the toaster.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
February 10, 20090 found this helpful

I make up batches of pancakes using a whole box of pancake mix, after cooking them I spread then out on layers of paper towels to cool on a rack, put paper towels between each stack of cooked pancakes. Once they have cooled I put a small piece of wax paper ( make it about the size of the pancake)and place it on a sheet of aluminum foil followed with another small piece of wax paper and another pancake,I stack them in stacks of 4 to 6 since, wrap up foil, then put the foil packs in a Ziplock freezer bag and place them in the freezer.


I give the packs o 6 to my Grandson who loves pancakes and he loves it when I put raisens on them some with smiley faces or winking eyes, he can knock out a pack of 6 in one meal. Growing teenagers never seem to get filled up.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
February 11, 20090 found this helpful

I've done this for decades. I like to make homemade, wholegrain waffles instead of the mix. I mix up a huge amount of batter, and when done, I cool them on baking racks. The size of my waffle iron is the same size as the tupperware saltine keeper (I have several). I trim the waffles, put a small piece of waxed paper between them, and stack them in the containers which I put in my freezer. When ever someone wants waffles, they were always ready for quick meals.


Since the whole-grain ones are heavier, we often microwave for a few seconds before toasting.

To save money on waxed paper, I buy a box of those deli sheets that supermarkets/donut shops use at Sams's Club. There are 500 in the box, and I quarter them. The last box I bought was only about $3, and they last for years.

These also work great for quick dinners. Chicken ala king tastes wonderful over a whole grain waffle.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!


In This Page
Next >︎
Food and Recipes Freezing Baked GoodsFebruary 3, 2009
Father's Day Ideas!
Fourth of July Ideas!
Summer Ideas!
Pest Control
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2021-05-31 05:12:47 in 1 secs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2021 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.