To all of you Belgian waffle lovers out there, you’ve come to the right place. This waffle recipe is the perfect option for my fellow sweet junkies. Until recently, I had been making these for my partner’s restaurant but a brunch menu revamp let me off the hook, so to speak. What’s great about the waffles being removed from the menu? I can now share the recipe with all of you! With their crispy golden exterior and fluffy interior, there’s truly nothing not to love about them. Their deep pockets are also a fantastic vessel for fruit, chocolate sauce, maple syrup, you name it (we even made fried chicken and waffles with them once). One important thing to note before combining ingredients; you will need a waffle maker. Duh, right? To be clear, I’m not implying that you’re a moron. Obviously, you’re going to need a waffle maker in order to make waffles. I’m specifying this crucial detail because of my very own history of less-than-stellar mom-brain moments. We tired, we disheveled, we need a cocktail. I get it. Anyhow, I’ve linked the waffle maker I use at home HERE since it’s relatively inexpensive and does the job. Now on to the good stuff; scroll down to find this delicious Belgian Waffle recipe.
Here’s what you’ll need:
- 1 cup of melted butter
- ¾ cups of sugar
- 2 eggs, separated
- 1 tsp of pure vanilla extract
- 3 ½ tsp of baking powder
- 2 cups of flour
- ½ tsp of salt
- 1 ¼ cups of milk
Here’s what you’ll do:
- Preheat waffle maker.
- In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
- Beat melted butter and sugar in an electric mixer until smooth. Add 2 egg yolks, milk and vanilla (save the egg whites, you’ll need them after).
- Add butter mixture to the dry ingredients. Beat until combined.
- In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
- Gently fold egg whites into batter.
- Pour batter per waffle into the waffle maker as per manufacturer’s directions (depending on the size of the iron, different quantities of batter could be needed).
- Top with whatever garnish you desire and enjoy!
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