Waffles (Belgian Food)

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Belgian Waffles, a soft pancake alike that made from yeast-leavened batter and used in a special waffle irons to have a square-shaped golden brown on the outside of the waffle.

Belgian cuisine is a widely variety of variation that also reflect the cuisine of France, Germany and The Netherlands. Belgium is not just known for waffles also they have the best beer, fries and chocolates. Belgium has many distinctive national dishes; most of their popular dishes known internationally like their hamburgers and spaghetti Bolognese.

Belgian Waffles has two different types: the Brussels Waffle, it is rectangular in shape golden brown on the outside and dusted with powdered sugar and covered with syrup and some slices of fruit and the Liège Waffle, it is square shaped and has a burnt sugar on the outside. Liège waffles are mostly sold by the street vendors while the Brussels are from gourmet restaurants alike.

In 1725, the word waffle first appear in English language, it is directly derived from the Dutch Wafel and it pass through times become wafele, walfre, wafla it is either means honeycomb or cake.

If you want a copy of recipe and direction of waffle, here are the ingredients.


INGREDIENTS:

2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
3-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
2 eggs, separated
1-1/2 cups milk
1 cup butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Ice Cream scoop (any flavour)
Chocolate Syrup

DIRECTION:

Combine add the dry ingredients: flour, sugar and baking powder in a bowl.
In another bowl, beat egg yolks.
Add milk, butter, and vanilla extracts.
Mix well.
Pour into the dry ingredients and stir until it combines.
Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into batter.

Bake in a preheated waffle iron until golden brown.
Serve with ice cream scoop and chocolate syrup.

There are a lot of combinations you can make in waffle, you can add strawberry, banana slices cheese, homey and more. It is also perfect with some hot coffee or hot chocolate.
This is so much easy to make, have a try of Belgium taste, the total time of preparation of this dish is about 20-25 minutes only.

Tip: You have to buy the best waffle iron so that the process and your waffle will cook evenly and perfectly. In that, you can achieve the perfect golden brown of waffles. Happy Eating !!!

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