Mom's Belgian Waffles


My mom's recipe for homemade Belgian waffles. They're delicious.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
4 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 cups buttermilk

  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled to room temperature

  • 2 large eggs, separated, divided


  1. Stir flour, baking soda, and salt together in a large bowl. Whisk buttermilk, melted butter, and egg yolks together in a separate bowl. Pour buttermilk mixture into the flour mixture; stir to combine.

  2. Preheat a Belgian waffle iron according to manufacturer's instructions.

  3. Beat egg whites in a glass, metal, or ceramic bowl until stiff; fold into the waffle batter.

  4. Pour batter into the center of the hot waffle iron and cook until golden brown, about 2 minutes per waffle or according to manufacturer's instructions.

Cook's Note:

You can use margarine in place of butter, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

414 Calories
16g Fat
54g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 414
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 9g 44%
Cholesterol 128mg 43%
Sodium 852mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 168mg 13%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 289mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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