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CLASSIC BELGIAN WAFFLES Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Scott Brunsting
Added: Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cups water
2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast (one packet)
3 cups sifted flour
1/4 tsp salt
3 large eggs, separated + 1 egg white
1/3 cup sugar
8 tbsp unsalted butter
2 tsp vegetable oil
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups whole milk

Directions:
Directions:
1. Heat half of the water to lukewarm, 105-110F. Dissolve the yeast in the water with a pinch of sugar; let stand for 5-10 minutes, until the mixture begins to foam.

2. Put the flour and salt into the large bowl; stir to blend and reserve. Add the egg yolks, one of the egg whites, and remaining sugar to the yeast mixture; stir to blend. Add the remaining water, milk, melted butter, oil, and vanilla; stir until the mixture is smooth. Stir the liquid mixture into the flour mixture and beat until the mixture is smooth.

3. Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form when removing the mixer. Fold the egg whites gently into the Belgian waffle batter. Let the batter stand for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10 Waffles
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 1/2 hours

 

 

 

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