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True Belgian Waffles Recipe
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True Belgian Waffles Recipe

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It was on a visit to my husband's relatives in Belgium that I was given this recipe. Back in the U.S., I served the waffles to his Belgian-born grandmother. She said they tasted just like home. Our grandkids love these waffles with any kind of topping: blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, fried apples, powdered sugar or whipped topping. —Rose Delemeester, St. Charles, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Sliced fresh strawberries or syrup

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 696 calories, 41 g fat (25 g saturated fat), 193 mg cholesterol, 712 mg sodium, 72 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine flour, sugar and baking powder. In another bowl, lightly beat egg yolks. Add milk, butter and vanilla; mix well. Stir into dry ingredients just until combined. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into batter.
  2. Bake in a preheated waffle iron according to manufacturer's directions until golden brown. Serve with strawberries or syrup. Yield: 10 waffles (about 4-1/2 inches).
Originally published as True Belgian Waffles in Country Woman March/April 1997, p29

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 696 calories, 41 g fat (25 g saturated fat), 193 mg cholesterol, 712 mg sodium, 72 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein.

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Reviewed Jun. 21, 2015

"I followed Corwin44's suggestions of reducing butter and sugar and using low fat buttermilk. Delicious!! Recipe is now in my Recipe Box. A perfect Father's Day starter!"

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Reviewed Jun. 6, 2015

"Wow!!! Made these about 10 times since I got my waffle maker. I'm the super dad at my kid's school. Half the basketball team ate these at my house, I had to make a couple more batches. Comment to "Jimmythesuit" STAY AWAY FROM THE KITCHEN if you ruined this recipe."

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Reviewed May. 25, 2015

"Just made these for the first time. A little sweet for me, but besides that they taste good. I did have an issue, if anyone has some input. The waffles come out soggy but as they cool they become crunchy. Any ideas why?"

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Reviewed May. 24, 2015

"These are completely AWESOME!!"

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Reviewed May. 22, 2015

"There is seriously something wrong with the way you follow recipes if you screw this one up. Absolutely delicious! Fair warning...really sweet but that's the way I like it :)...nom nom nom."

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