Classic Belgian Waffles

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Indulge in the comfort of homemade Classic Belgian Waffles, known for their light and fluffy texture inside with a crisp, golden exterior. Perfect for a delightful breakfast or brunch, these waffles can be served with a variety of toppings to suit your taste.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Resting Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Serving: 4 people

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • 1 3/4 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For Serving:

  • Powdered sugar, maple syrup, fresh berries, and whipped cream

Method:

  1. Mix Dry Ingredients: In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  2. Combine Wet Ingredients: In another bowl, mix together the egg yolks, milk, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract. Add this to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  3. Beat Egg Whites: Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form, and then gently fold them into the batter.
  4. Cook the Waffles: Preheat your waffle iron. Pour the batter onto the hot iron and cook according to the manufacturer’s instructions, usually until golden and crisp.
  5. Serve: Serve the waffles hot with your choice of powdered sugar, syrup, fresh berries, and whipped cream.

Notes:

  • Do not overmix the batter; a few lumps are okay.
  • Folding in the beaten egg whites is key to achieving light and fluffy waffles.

Nutritional Information: The nutritional information for one serving of this Classic Belgian Waffle recipe is based on the ingredients and USDA guidelines:

  • Calories: 626.25 kcal
  • Protein: 13.20 g
  • Fat: 34.46 g
  • Carbohydrates: 65.63 g

This calculation provides an approximate idea of the nutritional content for a single serving of Belgian Waffles, assuming the recipe serves 4 people. These waffles are a rich and indulgent treat, perfect for a special breakfast or brunch. Keep in mind that these values can vary based on the exact ingredients and their quantities

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