Belgian Waffles with powdered sugar on a cutting board with raspberries next to them
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Belgian Waffles

Yeast based waffles are richer, denser, sweeter and chewier. They will easily fly off the table as a dessert or make an impressive breakfast.
Course Breakfast, Pastries
Cuisine European
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Servings 20 Units

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Combine yeast, lukewarm milk and two table spoons of sugar into a bowl and let it sit for about 5 minutes, until bubbles appear. 
    3 bowls with ingredients on a table; 1 bowel with yeast, 1 with sugar and a measuring cup with milk
  • Combine the flour, reminder of sugar and salt in a separate bowl and make a well in the center.
    Yeast, milk and sugar in a measuring cup with a spoon in the cup
  • Pour the bubbly yeast mixture into the well and mix until combined. Into the mixture, add eggs, one at a time.
    Dough mixture in a KitchenAid mixer
  • Add melted butter, and vanilla extract to the dough. The dough will turn out sticky. Let the dough sit for about an hour in a warm place or until it doubles in volume.
    Dough in KitchenAid mixer bowl
  • Heat the waffle iron to a medium. Place a spoonful of the dough in the middle of a waffle iron and flatten it slightly. 
    Dough mixture in a waffle iron
  • Cook waffles until they are golden brown.
    Belgian Waffles with powdered sugar on a cutting board with raspberries next to them