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Lemon Sour Cream Waffles

by Laura

Waffles are another good item to make for mom on Mother’s Day. It’s easy to grab a box of waffle mix and have the kids make mom breakfast. These lemon sour cream waffles all start with a waffle mix. However, with a few extra ingredients you can elevate the regular box mixed waffles into some special waffles perfect for mom on Mother’s Day.

My waffle mix of choice is from Hungry Jack. That is where these waffles begin. The you need the ingredients you normally need to make the waffles from this mix. You need water, eggs, and oil.

Then you add two more ingredients to take these waffles from regular waffles to gourmet lemon sour cream waffles. First is sour cream. You can use regular or light sour cream for theses waffles. Either will work just fine.

Next is some fresh lemon zest. You can use a fine shredd cheese grater, but a micro plane works the very best to zest a lemon. The lemon flavor of these waffles pair so perfectly with fresh berries. Pick mom’s favorite berry or use a nice combination. I personally love the combination of strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries. However, when I made these waffles for the picture, strawberries are the only berries that were available for a decent price.

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Lemon Sour Cream Waffles

  • Author: Laura
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 10 waffles 1x


  • 4 cups Hungry Jack buttermilk Pancake & Waffle Mix
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • zest of 2 lemons
  • Toppings:
  • fresh berries
  • syrup
  • whipped cream


  1. Preheat waffle iron.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the waffle mix, water, sour cream, oil, eggs,and lemon zest together until mostly smooth.
  3. Pour amount of batter required for your waffle maker batter into the waffle maker. Mine uses 1/2 cup batter. Cook waffles to your liking. Remove from iron and repeat cooking more waffles until no batter remains.
  4. Serve waffles topped with fresh berries, syrup, and whipped cream to serve. Makes approximately 10 waffles.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: American
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This recipe is adapted from Lauren’s Latest.

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