Vanilla-Flavored Waffles from Liege
From: Genevieve, Bruxelles, Belgium
Comments: Waffles from Belgium are thicker, nourishing and deliciously caramelized.
Try them hot or cold.
Servings: Approximately 20 waffles
IngredientsPreparation
  • 2 pounds [1 kg] cake and pastry flour
  • 12 ounces [350 mL] lukewarm milk
  • 3 1/2 ounces [100 g] active dry yeast
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon [15 mL] salt
  • 1/2 [2 1/2-ounce / 70-g] package vanilla-flavored sugar
  • 2 cups [450 g] soften butter
  • 3 cups [600 g] perl sugar [compact small perls - a most]
  • Mix together flour, milk, yeast, eggs, salt and vanilla flavored sugar.
  • Leave to rest for 30 minutes.
  • Knead dough, slowly mixing in butter; mix in perl sugar.
  • Shape into 3 1/2-ounce [100-g] sticks; leave to rest for 15 minutes more.
  • Cook each waffle for approximately 3 minutes, in a hot waffle iron.