This Belgian waffle recipe guarantees light and fluffy waffles on the inside, crispy on the outside every time! Best of all you will need a few ingredients to make these golden waffles. Delicious with whipped cream or powdered sugar, drenched in honey, maple syrup or with any fruit topping: blueberries, strawberries and baked cinnamon apples.
EASY WAFFLE RECIPE FOR WAFFLE MAKER
Waffles are popular food for breakfast or brunch. They come in different shapes and have different toppings in countries around the world. When we think of Belgian waffles we automatically think of waffles with the golden, crisp outside and tender, light interior. My kids crave these waffles every single day and I have to make them. But, the good news is that it is super easy to make them.
There is nothing better than warm homemade Belgian waffle in the morning! Try this recipe today for light, fluffy, Belgian waffles. I am sure once you try them, you’ll be addicted for life!
TIPS FOR CRISP, GOLDEN & FLUFFY WAFFLES
- Your batter needs to be full of air for waffles to be FLUFFY. The solution is very easy. You will add stiff egg whites into your batter. Why not to whip air into the batter directly? If you overmix waffle batter, the gluten in the flour will make your waffles chewy and dense. Separate the eggs, then beat the egg whites until they hold stiff peaks and gently fold them into the batter right before making waffles.
- Love crisp waffles? Always add cornstarch to get waffles that are crisp on the outside and light & tender on the inside. Ratio is 1 cup of all-purpose flour+ 1 tbsp. of cornstarch. (2 cups= 2 tbsp..)
- Once you made Belgian waffles, bake them in the oven ( preheated to 250 F/125C) for the waffles to become fully crisp. Keep them on a rack after removing them from the oven. It will let steam escape and prevent waffle from becoming soggy.
- Do not grease a nonstick waffle maker with a non-stick cooking spray. It will make waffles stick to the plates. Grease with melted butter, canola oil or use a cooking spray made of butter.
HOW TO MAKE BELGIAN WAFFLES ( VIDEO)
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