3 cups sifted flour
5 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 1/4 cups milk
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2/3 cup butter, margarine or vegetable oil
Sift flour with baking powder, salt, and sugar into a large bowl. With electric mixer at medium speed, beat eggs for 1 minute.
Add milk and vanilla extract. Add milk-egg mixture to dry ingredients; beat only until well blended. Add butter; beat until blended. Bake in preheated waffle iron. Makes about 5 cups batter.