Place wet ingredients into large measuring cup. Whisk until well combined.
Place dry ingredients into a large bowl. Then pour wet ingredients (from the measuring cup) directly into the bowl. Whisk until well combined.
Make waffles according to manufacturer’s instructions, until golden brown and crispy.
Use a measuring cup to scoop 1/4 cup of batter into the waffle iron at a time. The waffles will not spread all the way to the edges of the waffle iron. They will be small and petite, good for layering and for the little people at your table.
If you do not have buttermilk, an easy substitution is to “sour” milk with a little white vinegar or lemon juice. For every 1 cup of milk, add 1 Tbsp vinegar/lemon juice and stir. Let it sit on your counter for 5 minutes or so until it thickens.