My oldest daughter loves breakfast food, so the other night I made her a batch of Belgian waffles that just melt in your mouth. This isn't a quick recipe, but it is easy, and most importantly, delicious. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, and dinner. Try them yourself.
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 large eggs, separated
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
4 tablespoons butter, melted
2 cups milk (I use 1%)
Non-stick cooking spray
- Preheat your waffle iron.
- In 1 medium bowl sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
- In a second bowl use a wooden spoon to mix the egg yolks and sugar together until the sugar is completely dissolved and the 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 this a little at a time. 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. Don't over mix!
- Coat the waffle iron with non-stick cooking spray and pour enough batter into the iron to just cover waffle grid. Close and cook until golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes.
- Serve immediately.
Photo credit: Joshua Resnick