Waffles Belgian by Barb

posted by BarbCA 05-17-98 1:34 PM

Belgian Waffles

1 pk. Dry yeast
1/4 cup sugar
2 1/2 cups lukewarm milk
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/8 tsp. salt
2 egg yolks
1 tsp. vanilla
7 Tbs. unsalted butter, melted and cooled
2 egg whites
Confectioners sugar
1-cup heavy cream whipped
1 pint fresh strawberries, washed and hulled

Sprinkle yeast and a pinch of sugar over 1/2 cup of lukewarm milk.

Sift the flour, sugar, and salt into a bowl. Pour in the yeast mixture and the remaining milk, stir until smooth.

Then stir in egg yolks, vanilla and melted butter.

Cover bowl loosely with a towel and let rise for 30 minutes.

Heat a waffle iron to medium temperature. Beat the egg whites until stiff and gently fold into batter.

Put about 1 1/2 cups batter in the waffle iron and bake for about 5 minutes or until golden brown.

Serve sprinkled with confectioner's sugar, accompanied by whipped cream and strawberries.

Makes 6 waffles

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