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Amish Waffles

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
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

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

  • Preheat waffle maker. Mix first 7 ingredients in order just until smooth. Bake waffles according to manufacturer’s directions until golden brown.
  • 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.
  • 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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    • arwenxyz
      Oct 2, 2011

      This is my new favorite waffle recipe. It is very simple to make and my kids love them.

    • nataliepooh
      Dec 20, 2010

      These were very good. A nice vanilla flavor, and a cake-like texture. I didn't make the topping either.

    • mugscie
      Jan 3, 2010

      This is the best recipe I have found for waffles. They were crispy on the outside and cake like on the inside. They actually had a delicous flavor without any topping. I only made the waffles not the topping. They have been added to my favorite recipe file.

    • lil momma jenn
      Aug 17, 2008

      I made just the waffles for breakfast this morning & they were good enough but not the best I've had.