Belgian Waffles

34 Ratings
  • prep time 0 min
  • total time 8 min
  • serves 4
Belgian Waffles

Soft, fluffy, indulgent waffles smothered in cream cheese syrup with a hint of orange. Recipe Courtesy of John Cantin of John's Place.

Eggs/Dairy, Breakfast, Dessert


Ingredients

Original Cream Cheese Syrup

8 ounces cream cheese (at room temperature)

Zest of 1 small orange

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 cups maple syrup

Belgian Waffles

2 ¼ teaspoons active dry yeast

3 cups warm milk

3 eggs (Whites and yolks separated)

½ cup sugar

¾ cup butter (melted)

½ teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

4 cups flour

Directions

Original Cream Cheese Syrup

1. Mix cream cheese, zest, salt and vanilla extract in a bowl and whip on high speed for 2-3 minutes, stopping and scraping the bottom.

2. Slowly add 2 cups of maple syrup, stopping and scraping the bowl as you go.

Belgian Waffles

1. Warm milk in a saucepan.

2. In a small bowl, add yeast and ¼ cup of the warm milk. Stir and let sit for 5 minutes.

3. In a separate mixing bowl, add remaining warm milk, egg yolks, melted butter, salt, and vanilla extract. Mix 1 minute on low speed.

4. Add flour and yeast/milk mixture and mix on medium speed until smooth.

5. In a separate bowl, whip egg whites on high speed adding the sugar slowly like you were making a meringue.

6. Fold into the flour mixture and put in a warm place for half an hour.

7. Pour into your Belgian Waffle machine and enjoy!

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