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a Belgian waffle on a white plate topped with a pad of butter. Maple syrup is being poured from above onto the waffle. Behind the plate on the counter is a long serving tray filled with additional golden brown Belgian waffles.
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Homemade Belgian Waffles

Made with just a few simple ingredients, these homemade Belgian waffles are perfectly golden and crispy, yet the insides are soft, fluffy and totally delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: waffles
Servings: 8 waffles
Calories: 246kcal


  • 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.


Serving: 1waffle | Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 205mg | Potassium: 245mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 393IU | Calcium: 131mg | Iron: 2mg