Jackie Kennedy's Waffles Recipe Makes P.J. Clarke's Mother's Day Brunch Menu

05/08/2013 10:04 am ET | Updated Jan 27, 2014
  • Erin Ruberry Writer and editor; former managing blog editor, The Huffington Post
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WASHINGTON -- This Mother's Day, you can celebrate like John-John and Caroline with Jacqueline Kennedy Waffles on the menu at P.J. Clarke's.

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The waffles, which cost $16.84, are special to the restaurant as part of its Mother's Day brunch menu; toppings include caramelized bananas, blueberries & cream and chorizo scramble.

According to P.J. Clarke's, Kennedy made these waffles regularly for her children; the family were regular lunch patrons at the restaurant's 55th Street & 3rd Avenue location.

Today a photo of the former first lady hangs in Sidecar, P.J. Clarke's private dining room at 16th and K in downtown D.C.

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Here's the recipe for Jackie Kennedy's waffles, which originally appeared in Many Happy Returns: The Democrats' Cook Book.

1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
1 tablespoon sugar
2 eggs, separated
1 cup plus 1 tablespoon sifted cake flour
1 cup buttermilk
1 pinch salt
4 teaspoons baking powder

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