Homemade Belgian waffles are perfectly golden and crispy on the outside but the insides are soft, fluffy, and delicious! Made from scratch using a few simple ingredients, this waffle recipe is the best you’ll find!
Weekends in our home are for sleeping in and eating breakfast as a family! Sweet Homemade Pancakes, Breakfast Casserole, Pumpkin French Toast, and these homemade waffles help make Saturday my favorite day of the week!
The Best Belgian Waffles
No more reaching for the box of Bisquick to make waffles for your family! This homemade Belgian waffle recipe is just as easy, but way more delicious!
Just add a few dry ingredients with some simple wet ingredients and in just a few minutes, these hot and golden Belgian waffles are ready to be devoured!
What’s The Difference Between Regular And Belgian Waffles
Belgian waffles are similar to other waffles except they are made with a waffle iron that makes deeper pockets in the waffle. I love Belgian waffles because they can handle more syrup and other delicious toppings without spilling onto the plate before you get a chance to eat them.
Most homemade waffle recipes can be used on any waffle iron – Belgian or not.
How to Make Homemade Waffles
- baking powder
- vanilla extract
- non-stick cooking spray
If you’ve tried our homemade pancake recipe, you’ll love this Belgian waffle recipe! Crispy outsides, fluffy insides, and they are so simple to make!
- Start by preheating the waffle iron. I bought this double Belgian waffle iron last year and we absolutely LOVE it! I love that it cooks 2 waffles at a time, so feeding our family of 7 goes twice as fast!
- In a medium bowl sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. In a second bowl beat together egg yolks and sugar, then add some vanilla extract, melted butter, and milk and whisk to combine.
- Combine the wet mixture with the dry mixture and whisk just until blended. Do not overmix.
- In a third bowl, beat the egg whites with an electric hand mixer until soft peaks form, about 1 minute.
- Using the rubber spatula, gently fold the egg whites into the waffle batter. Do not over-mix!
- Coat the waffle iron with non-stick cooking spray and pour enough batter into the iron to just cover the waffle grid.
- Close and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes. Serve immediately with your favorite fresh fruit and syrup, or you can freeze them and save them for a busy weekday morning!
Best Belgian Waffle Toppings
- Homemade maple or Buttermilk Syrup
- Whipped cream and chocolate syrup (my kids’ favorite – shocker, I know)
- Fresh fruit – strawberries, blueberries, or blackberries
- Peanut butter and honey (my favorite as a kid)
- Turn it into a dessert with a scoop of ice cream and sprinkles
Can You Freeze Belgian Waffles?
You can easily freeze these waffles, in fact, my kids are such huge fans of these that I always make an extra batch or two to keep in the freezer so they can have a warm breakfast before school. Just be sure to store them in an airtight, freezer-safe container, like a large Ziploc bag.
They will stay fresh in the freezer for at least 2 months. When you’re ready to eat them, just warm them up in the microwave (though they won’t be as crispy), toaster, or toaster oven until they’re heated.
More Easy Breakfast Recipes
- French Toast Waffles
- Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe
- Ham and Cheese Quiche
- Easy Breakfast Sandwiches
- Best Way To Make Bacon
Belgian Waffles Recipe
This Belgian waffle recipe really is the best! They’re so easy to make and the waffles turn out perfectly every time! Leave us a comment below and tell us how much you loved these or tag us on social media so we can see all of the delicious food you’re making!
Homemade Belgian Waffles
- 2 cups flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 4 large eggs, separated
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
- 2 cups milk
- non-stick cooking spray
- Preheat the waffle iron.
- In 1 medium bowl sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
- In a second bowl use the wooden spoon to beat together the egg yolks and sugar until sugar is completely dissolved and eggs have turned a pale yellow.
- Add the vanilla extract, melted butter, and milk to the eggs and whisk to combine.
- Combine the egg-milk mixture with the flour mixture and whisk just until blended. Do not over mix.
- In third bowl, beat the egg whites with an electric mixer until soft peaks form, about 1 minute.
- Using the rubber spatula, gently fold the egg whites into the waffle batter. Do not overmix!
- Coat the waffle iron with non-stick cooking spray and pour enough batter in iron to just cover waffle grid.
- Close and cook about 2 to 3 minutes.
- Serve immediately with your favorite fresh fruit and syrup, or freeze in a freezer bag.