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Homemade Belgian Waffles

It’s International Waffle Day so of course we had to celebrate this momentous occasion with a waffle recipe. Waffle Day was first celebrated in Sweden but has gained universal appeal due to the deliciousness that is waffles. Belgian Waffles are thicker than regular waffles which makes them perfect for holding lots of toppings. We love to pile fresh fruit on top of our waffles but you can top yours with whatever you like – berries, bananas, Nutella, chocolate sauce, maple syrup, ice cream, cream, yoghurt, sprinkles – you’re only limited by your imagination.

How long will it take?

Serves 6

What’s the serving size?

20 minutes


What do I need?

  • 1 ¾ cups plain flour
  • 3 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract

How do I make it?

  1. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl and mix well.
  2. Add egg yolks to a separate small bowl and whisk in milk, oil and vanilla.
  3. Stir wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, mixing well.
  4. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form, then gently fold into the batter mixture.
  5. Preheat waffle iron on a medium heat. Spray with cooking spray and add about ½ cup of batter to the iron and cook following the waffle iron manufacturer’s instructions.
  6. To serve, top with your favourite toppings and enjoy.

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