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Amish Waffles

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

8 servings

These waffles are so crispy and tasty, you wouldn't believe they could get any better but then you add the topping. It's so delicious.—Neil and Jeanne Liechty, Pensacola, Florida
Amish Waffles Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sifted cake flour
  • 1-1/2 cups whole milk
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature, well beaten
  • 5 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • TOPPING:
  • 1-2/3 cups water
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 8 ounces frozen blueberries
  • 8 ounces frozen raspberries
  • Vanilla ice cream, optional

Directions

  1. Preheat waffle maker. Mix first 7 ingredients in order just until smooth. Bake waffles according to manufacturer’s directions until golden brown.
  2. Meanwhile, for topping, combine water, sugar, cornstarch, corn syrup in a small saucepan over medium heat until thickened. Remove from heat; cool. Stir in berries. Serve warm over waffles; if desired, add vanilla ice cream.

Test Kitchen Tip
  • As you can imagine, corn syrup isn't an ingredient Amish cooks would have available to them but it does give the sauce a velvety texture and consistency. You can certainly leave it out, just add additional sugar to your desired sweetness level.
  • Blueberries
    If using frozen blueberries, use without thawing to avoid discoloring the batter.

    Nutrition Facts

    1 serving: 382 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 79mg cholesterol, 268mg sodium, 65g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 2g fiber), 8g protein.

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