Cinnamon Belgian Waffles
I tried several Belgian waffle recipes after getting my iron. In the end, I combined my 1st choice with my husbands favorite to come up with this recipe.
I tried several Belgian waffle recipes after getting my iron. In the end, I combined my 1st choice with my husbands favorite to come up with this recipe.
I was feeling lazy and didn't separate the egg whites from the yolks - also, I didn't have buttermilk, and once again, feeling lazy, didn't feel like making the substitute, so I used 2% milk instead. The waffles STILL came out delicious - this has been the best tasting recipe that I've tried since getting the waffle iron - and we've tried several different recipes.Read More
I was actually very dissapointed with this recipe- it's not that it didn't taste good- as far as home made waffles go it's ok- but I usually make whole grain waffles with a quarter of the fat and healthy flour and oats- nutritionally way better for you and the taste of those waffles are far superior to this recipe- I was expecting something miraculous tasting with all the white flour and butter and it just fell flat for meRead More
I was feeling lazy and didn't separate the egg whites from the yolks - also, I didn't have buttermilk, and once again, feeling lazy, didn't feel like making the substitute, so I used 2% milk instead. The waffles STILL came out delicious - this has been the best tasting recipe that I've tried since getting the waffle iron - and we've tried several different recipes.
As someone who grew up on Belgian Waffles (mostly Bisquick) I have to say this is most definately a 5-star recipe. ***** I whipped the egg whites first (used my KitchenAid mixer the whole time), that way I could use the same bowl to mix everything in after I took the whites out. I used SmartBalance spread instead of butter and upped the cinnamon to 1 tsp or so. I also used instant buttermilk powder & water. **** I have a giant waffle maker that makes 4 large Belgian waffle squares at one time. I was leary about the original yield of this recipe...only 3? Who eats only 3 waffles in a family? This recipe yeilded 8 big fat squares, not just 3. Being pregnant, I ate 4 squares and my daughters each ate 3 between them...with 1 left for my hubby when he gets home. lol! **** Anyway, this is a superb recipe. Make sure to mix the egg whites in very well (gently). Finding large egg white clumps is not the most pleasant experience.
I doubled this recipe. I used "soured" milk and I upped the baking powder to three teaspoons. Also, my "pinch" of cinnamon is probably bigger than your average pinch would be. Other than that, I kept to the recipe. Out of a doubled recipe, I got 12 full sized regular waffles (and that means that I used one of those four-count basic wafflemaker and none of them were cheated out of batter). These waffles were crisp on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside. I served these with Absolute Best Pancake Syrup, which is also on this site. This was one of the top waffle recipes I've tried from this site, I think the buttermilk and the touch of cinnamon make this recipe.
These waffles were fantastic and very easy to throw together. I would recommend, as some other reviewers have, of increasing the cinnamon to up to 1 teaspoon. I didn't have buttermilk, so I just used regular skim milk and they still turned out just fine. Delicious with cinnamon-flavoured syrup.
You'll never buy frozen waffles again! They're actually better after they've been frozen. Defrost them in the microwave then pop 'em in the toster. Just sprinkle a little powered sugar on top instead of syrup and you won't overpower the waffle. But if you must use syrup, then splurge on "real maple syrup" instead of bottle of fake "pancake syrup".
I substituted 1% milk with 1 TBS. of lemon juice for the buttermilk, increased the cinnamon to 1 tsp. and added a sprinkle of nutmeg. They're light and tasted good.
These were very good. I doubled the recipe and there were only two left over by the time my boys got finished with them. I did not have time to worry about separating the eggs so just put them in whole; however I do think they would have been fluffier had I beat the egg whites as instructed. I also increased the cinnamon (we really like cinnamon) and added a dash of fresh grated nutmeg. We will definitely make these again.
Light, crisp, delicate. These are very very good. I've tried many waffle recipes and this is the only one I haven't been disappointed with.
incredible waffles. i don't even like waffles and these topped with whipped cream, strawberries and bananas had my house jumping for joy. thanks so much!
I was actually very dissapointed with this recipe- it's not that it didn't taste good- as far as home made waffles go it's ok- but I usually make whole grain waffles with a quarter of the fat and healthy flour and oats- nutritionally way better for you and the taste of those waffles are far superior to this recipe- I was expecting something miraculous tasting with all the white flour and butter and it just fell flat for me
These are the fluffiest, best tasting waffles ever! I use whole wheat pastry flour, which ends up having the same consistency as all purpose but is much healthier. I also use a tablespoon of honey instead of sugar. Also, I've had success using half milk half Greek yogurt/sour cream if I don't have any buttermilk on hand.
Don't judge by the somewhat unappetizing picture - these are WONDERFUL!!! We loved them and will definitely be making them many times. My only addition - used about 1/2 tsp. of cinnamon instead of a pinch, and could have used even more. Terrific!!!!!
I can't tell you how many times I've made these waffles, they have been a definite mainstay for at least a year. Their only drawback is that they use 4 bowls to make this and it takes a while with the melting and whipping but they always turn out great!
This is the first Belgian Waffle recipe I have ever tried and it was delicious...light, fluffy, and crispy. I used King Arthur Unbleached White Wheat flour. It is a lighter, milder 100% whole wheat flour and my family didn't notice it wasn't bleached, all-purpose flour. This is definitely a keeper! I don't feel the need to try any other Belgian Waffle recipes.
I really liked the way these turned out. I had seen a small package of belgian waffles last weekend at a wholesale club for like six dollars and was determined to make my own. I liked how easy the recipe was to follow. I did dirty quite a few dishes, but they were small bowls for the most part. I didn't have buttermilk so I made a mock buttermilk and it worked fine. I sprayed the waffle maker with pan spray and had no problems with them cooking. I followed the method suggested, in the recipe, to wait until the steam subsides. the recipe made 4 waffles in my round waffle maker. I ate 3/4 of one plain and was full. They aren't really sweet, but so many things can be added to them. Edit note: I froze the rest in a ziplock bag and they taste great, from the toaster, esp. with fruit sauces and whipped cream. Next time I will more likely make extra, while I already have the waffle maker out, to freeze for later.
This was my first time making Belgian waffles and beating the egg whites separately before incorporating them into the batter. They were light, but still had substance and had a great crisp to them. The cinnamon was subtle, not overpowering, but still noticeable. These were a huge hit in this house and a recipe that will be used again. Just a note, I doubled the recipe for my family of 5 and got 7 waffles.
Very good. Fluffy in texture. I'm use to crispy waffles. I think I will just cook them longer to accommodate for that.
I omitted the cinnamon and added a tad more vanilla. Other than that I wouldn't change a thing. The stiff egg whites really make these airy and melt in your mouth. My husband asked for seconds and thirds!! I will be making these divine waffles again and again!
One of the better recipes I have tried. I like this one because it is not so heavy on the baking soda. I used half whole wheat flour, half all purpose, and I whipped the egg whites, which really made a difference in texture.
These were great!! SUPER tender! We didn't seperate the eggs, but OMG this will be my go to waffle recipie from now on... we just need to double it. As it is written, it only made us 8 small waffles.. hubby could eat that by himself! lol
Good recipe. I compared the taste of the waffles to the taste of waffles made from a boxed mix and they were almost identicle. I did substitute 2% milk in place of the buttermilk.
The waffles were really good except that I felt that Belgian waffles should be slightly crunchy on the outside and chewy soft inside. While almost all other waffle batters I've used have delivered the slightly crunchy outside, this end result from this recipe was an excellent tasting waffle, but not the right consistency.
Yum! I didn't have buttermilk so I made my own: 1 tablespoon of lemon juice plus enough milk to equal one cup total. Let it sit for 10 minutes. I also used 1/2 tsp. of cinnamon instead of a pinch, but it could have used more and wouldn't have been overpowering. I actually doubled the recipe for our family of 5 and it made a total of 8 waffles. Topped them with whipped cream, a Nutella/milk sauce and strawberries. My son loved it as his birthday breakfast! Yummy, yummy, yummy!
I have used a lot of mixes and recipes for waffles, but this is the best. Even people who are not really waffle fans devour these in minutes. I always use 1 tsp of cinnamon. These are so fluffy with a light crust on the outside. Perfect!
i make these and then drizzle in hot butter and powdered sugar. they are light and fluffy and melt in your mouth.
OMG! I am never gonna buy waffles from a store or restaurant for the rest of my life. These are so BOMB. I did not have buttermilk so I used milk with vinegar. The vinegar did react with the baking powder which made them really fluffy. Thanks for the formula. These will be made in my home again. Thanks again for the meal for my family.
Between this recipe and Emmas Begian Waffle recipe (this site), I believe I found perfection. I only used 1 "jumbo" egg. Added 1/8 C of cornstarch to flour for crispy outside. Didn't bother with baking soda. Used 3 tblsp Splenda type sweetner (2 blended with egg yolk mix and 1 with egg white while whipping). I let my batter rest for at least 30 minutes or up to an hour. Also, only a pinch of cinnamon? I used 1/2 tsp cinnamon and 1/4 tsp fresh grated nutmeg. Yea yea, I did alter somewhat but...I get no fail waffles every single time! Light, crispy, a touch sweet and very yummy. Now my mouth is watering! LOL
These waffles were great. Light, fluffy and crispy without being crunchy or hard. I use 2% milk but will try buttermilk next time, just to taste the difference. I actually was just looking for a basic waffle recipe and omitted the cinnamon and they still tasted perfect. Thank you for this wonderful recipe!
After a long afternoon of snacking, I was looking for a nice light meal for my family. These were super easy to make and tasted SO good. I put chopped pecans in my husband's and he wanted me to make another batch just for him. Very light and tender and perfect flavor!
Spectacular! Best waffles I have ever tasted. Take the time and whip the egg whites. Makes the waffles the lightest I have ever had. A little prep time, but not much and so worth the results. My husband loved them too. Did add a little more cinnamon than calls for as we love it. Thanks Stephanie for a great recipe which will be used time and again.
Amazing! I followed the directions exactly, and the texture was perfect... Fluffy and crisp. My only addition was to add the full 1tsp of cinnamon and I added a dash of nutmeg as others suggested. I doubled the recipe and froze the extras. We will definitely make these for guests!
I followed the recipe exactly and these waffles came out perfectly! They are light and fluffy on the inside and crunchy brown on the outside. The cinnamon pushes them over the top. I wouldn't change at thing! Outstanding; I will be making only these from now on!!
I was looking for a recipe last minute to make breakfast for my mom and sister who were visiting from out of town. I doubled the ingredients and it made 7 total waffles. I used 1 c all purpose flour and 1 c Bob's Red Mill Oat Bran Cereal. I did not bother separating the yolk/whites either. I also put a LOT more cinnamon than the recipe called for b/c I love cinnamon. I suggest you do too! Thanks for the recipe.
These were great!!! I did not separate the egg yolks from the whites just mixed the wet ingredients and the dry ingredients separately then added them together. I did up the cinnamon to 1-1.5 tsp.
They are very easy to make and smell really good. However they were way to greasy and did not taste like cinnamon AT ALL. They almost had no taste at all, our syrup is what saved it.
I didn't read others review before making them, as I tend to find most people make a lot of modifications and then give it a high rating... So I made them, exactly as stated, and they were absolutely wonderful. I might increase the cinnamon next time just for more flavor, but they were great! Light, delicious, wonderful waffles! This is going in the permanent recipe file! I have read the review now and am happy to see others really didn't make big modifications... it really is a great recipe as written!
This is an awesome recipe. insetead ofseperating the eggs i just combined them into the batter it was great.
Excellent and easy and nothing i didn't have on hand.
These were truly heavenly. I was a bit skeptical at first at all the rave reviews because it seemed that these were just ordinary waffles with cinnamon added but boy I am glad I was wrong and that I gave them a try:) I did up the cinnamon to 3/4 tsp and did 1 Tbsp of sugar. Also, these made 5 belgian waffles for me. These are too good and they fill your whole house with THE best smell ever! YUM!
I did modify these a bit...no buttermilk so I used plain yogurt instead and I added more cinnamon - almost double. Plus, I added a smidege of pure orange extract. Served with homemade black raspberry-peach jam and strawberry jam and homemade whipped cream. The texture was great and the waffle itself had a nice flavor. With the toppings, it was sublime. The kids sighed with pleasure when they ate it:-)
Excellent recipe. Easy to make and greatly loved by my family.
Super good! I didn't separate the eggs and I upped the amt of cinnamon to 1/2 tsp. I wanted to take a picture but couldn't. They went too fast. Well done! Nice recipe.
Best waffles! I made with whole wheat pastry flour. I make lot of them and freeze them. It works great, all you have to do is put them in toaster.
My family loves these waffles! They are so yummy!! They are light, fluffy, crisp and have excellent flavor. I add 1 Tbsp extra cinnamon, but follow the rest of the recipe to the tee. This is the best waffle recipe that I have found.
Excellent recipe. These are easy and really delicious. Thank you! I ran out of buttermilk and substituted Half & Half - it was fine. I make extra and put them into the fridge or freezer. I then pop into the toaster, and my kids have Belgian Waffles any day they want them. They are great with Nutella on them too. And if you aren't into strawberries, you can make a healthy syrup out of any berry you have on hand - fresh or frozen. 1/4 cup fine sugar (regular sugar whipped in the blender). Then add (thawed) blueberries, or any other berry on hand. Blend until liquid. Tastes really great, and good for you too!
These were rich, soft and fluffy with wonderful waffle flavor. The 4 stars is for the complete lack of cinnamon flavor. Increase it substantially if you desire cinnamon waffles. Otherwise, terrific recipe and one that's a keeper. Make sure you use actual buttermilk and not the home- made replacement, or you won't achieve the best results.
These waffles are the best! We love them. My husband wasn't big on waffles before I made these, now he looks forward to them!I followed the recipe exactly. A real Saturday morning treat!
Awesome!!! Very easy to make. Came out light as a feather. Added more cinnamon than the recipe suggested. Everyone in my family said they were wonderful.
The best waffle recipe that I have tried so far. I used 1 full Tbsp of sugar and a little more vanilla. Also didn't have buttermilk, so I made my own using 2% milk and lemon juice. Also did not whip egg whites; just added them in at the end as-is. Even with these changes, the waffles came out good. Will definitely make these again (may whip the egg whites to see if it makes a big difference).
Our waffle iron doesn't have temperature control. These waffles have a very egg-y texture. They're very moist and spongy. These are not like a typical waffle flavor. The recipe says to cook them until no more steam comes out. Mine never reached a point where the moisture had been cooked away enough for the steam to stop coming out. They were dark-golden and crisp on the outside when I first took them off the waffle iron, but after 2 minutes the inner moisture made them just barely crisp. If I had cooked them longer, I'm afraid they'd be burnt on the outside and rubbery on the inside. We found them enjoyable, but if I made the recipe again, I'd only use 1 egg in the batter and I'm not sure if I'd go through the trouble of separating the egg and whipping the whites and folding them into the batter. If you like crepes, custard and other spongy, egg-y foods, you will love this waffle recipe.
Easy to whip up and I had all the ingredients on hand. I thought it tasted just a tad "eggy." Could have just been the eggs I had. Will definitely make again.
My kids and I loved it!!! Definate keeper :)
I am horrible at making pancakes and waffles, and these turned out perfect. The hint of waiting until it stopped steaming worked great. The waffles turned out crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside.
This was the best waffle recipe I've tried so far! I even subtituted the buttermilk with soy milk and it came out great. Three boys - two of them not really into waffles - gobbled them up quickly. Very good with cinnamon sugar butter (just blend the two) and Vermont maple syrup. Will make again. Thanks!
Wonderful but I always add 1 tsp of cinnamon instead of a pinch.Waffles were nice and fluffy.
I finally found a great waffle recipe! Crispy outside...soft inside. I left out the vanilla extract on accident and used regular milk (did not have buttermilk) and they were good..I can just imagine how good they will taste when I make them according the recipe.
I made these last night for the first time. Amazing. Didn't split the egg yolks and whites just used whole eggs. Only thing I changed was I put more cinnamon in them and when they were all done sprinkled powdered sugar on top. Excellent. Making them for breakfast this morning.
These waffles turned out great! I will definitely use this recipe again. I added a little nutmeg because I like that flavor with the cinnamon.
purrrrfecto we all loved them.my hubby and i ate them with powdert sugar and a cup of coffee,the girls with bananas chocolate syrup and whipcream.my little guy with maple syrup.all good,thank you for sharing.
We have made these waffles many times. Better than any mix you can buy! For convenience, we substitute skim milk w/1 tbs. of lemon juice for the buttermilk.
We made this just as it is (only substituting sour milk for buttermilk since we didn't have any), and we loved it! It was a little eggy tasting, but I think that's just because I didn't mix in the egg whites quite enough. We'll totally be making this recipe again!
My famiy loved these! I was out of vanilla extract so I used coconut extract instead and used orange peel instead of cinnamon . Husband said recipe is a keeper. Thanks, Stephanie.
Absolutely fantastic! Looks gourmet and tastes wonderful. A keeper!!
The egg taste was to strong. Not a hit in our house.
Okay recipe, found flavor very mild.
These are very light and delicious! I used 1 tsp of cinnamon to make sure the flavor came through and I used milk instead of buttermilk. I served them with strawberry jam since I don't like maple syrup. Excellent!
These were great for a quick bread being as most other Belgian waffle recipes call for yeast and rising (which in my world means I am being eaten by hungry children who can't wait). We had a problem with it seeming a little strong on the baking powder taste, honestly I didn't have a problem but others claimed to taste it... The batter was VERY runny but we tried it anyway. WOW! Totally unexpected fluffy beautiful waffles. I use a WaringPro restaurant style double waffle iron~ I have used several others and never had as much success as I do with this so if it doesn't work out, it might be your machine. We served ours with home made "honey syrup" also from this site and sprinkle of powder sugar. May play with it a little to adjust the soda taste which again, I didn't taste at all. LoL
These were great! Next time I think I add a bit more cinnamon and vanilla. Served with maple syrup and whipped cream. Yum!
I made a double batch of these this morning for my husband and two of his friends. I got tons of compliments on them and they were very filling. I did not have any buttermilk and had to use regular milk instead. My "pinch" of cinnamon was about a teaspoon. These were great.
First time ever making waffles. Followed recipe as written except added 1 tsp. cinnamon and used powdered buttermilk. They were very very good. Only ended up with batter for 2 batches(4 waffles each) plus 1 waffle by itself: total of 9 small waffles. Will definitely make again!
This is the second time I made these. (I always make the first batch to the authors EXACT specs, and THEN modify) All this recipe needed was a bit more cinnamon. I used a tsp, maybe even could've used more but I didn't want to over do it. Make sure to whip the egg whites and if you don't have buttermilk (who keep buttermilk in their fridge???), use either a tbsp of lemon juice OR a tbsp of white vinegar in an 8oz measuring cup and then top the remaining off with milk to get a total of 8oz. Let sit for 5 minutes and voila! buttermilk.
Very good. I added 1 teaspoon of cinnamon. I also didn't have any buttermilk so I used fat free milk. Delicious.
These came out perfectly! The only changes I made were upping the cinnamon as others suggested and I added a tbsp of white vinegar to lowfat milk since I did not have buttermilk. I will definitely be making these again. Also, Others commented on the recipe making more than stated. This depends on the size of waffle maker you have. I have a kitchenaid pro waffle maker that does two big round waffles at a time - one on top and one on bottom. I doubled this recipe and was able to get 5 1/2 waffles.
Oh my! These are TDF! The time it takes to whip the meringue and fold it in is so worth it! I served them with homemade blueberry sauce and we did not have any leftover!
Ho hum! Not much taste involved and the texture was not very appealing either. Sorry won't be making these again.
This is the best belgian waffles I have made. The recipe is easy and they freeze wonderfully. Just pop them directly on the rack of a preheated 325 degree oven for 5-8 mins. I did double the recipe, which does include 4 eggs and 1/2 butter, but it made 7 waffles. This one is a keeper!!!!
This recipe was great. My husband LOVED them. They are crispy and yummy and I like that they don't use a lot of sugar in the recipie but still taste great. They were very easy to make. Will definately make them again.
I got my new waffle iron and couldnt wait to make a batch, but i used a box mix and I was so disappointed. I tried this recipe and everyone loved it. I like that i didnt have to wait for the yeast and mess with all that. thank you
This was delish! I added a lot more cinnamon than what the recipe called for and I also added about a 1/2 cup of pecans. So good! This is so much better than a box mix.
I am not good at making waffles. Infact since I bought my iron almost 2 year ago I have barely broken into it. This said after trying this recipe, it was an instant it with my family. I did change the sugar amount to 1 tbsp and added much more cinnamon. It was really good and I plan to make it again.
Okay, but not a lot of flavor.
I've just begun to review some recipes here that I use and love - and this one warranted a 5 star review. Nice and fluffy and crispy! I followed all instructions and promptly put this in my recipe box.
This recipe was very delicious! I made this for me and my boyfriend this morning and we both enjoyed it very much - especially with maple syrup! Will definitely be doing this again! Thanks :)
Best waffle recipe I've tried. I doubled the vanilla, cut the salt in half, and added 1 T malted milk powder for flavor. I also reduced the buttermilk to 2/3 c and added 1/3 c club soda to make the batter even lighter.
These are light and crispy and very good. Will definitely make these again.
This is my husband's favorite! It's really a fabulous recipe. I am serving this for Easter and have guests who are looking forward to having these waffles again.
It wasn't totally bad considering it was the first time making homemade waffles but I think just buying frozen waffles are good
Very tasty! I used about 1/3-1/2 whole wheat flour in place of the all-purpose, and we love cinnamon so I threw in more than just a pinch. It didn't make too many so it was perfect for just a couple of us, but if I'm entertaining I'll double next time!
I gave this four stars because it was rather time consuming, but the waffles are excellent!!! My kids LOVE them, one batch is barely enough. Sometimes I make extra and we put them in the toaster over the next week, still excellent! Really great recipe!
Great recipe! Every waffle turned out perfect!
These were really good! I didn't have buttermilk so I substituted 1/2 cup of lowfat yogurt and 1/2 cup of whole milk. They were very fluffy and delicious.
Very good, fast and easy. I used the 1T lemon juice in skim milk as a substitute for buttermilk and 1t of cinnamon, otherwise followed the recipe exactly. I used a regular waffle iron. We all loved it! Thanks for the great recipe! Will make again for sure.
A tasty brunch recipe. I took the advice of other reviewers and added more cinnamon - 1 tsp - as well as 1/8 tsp of freshly grated nutmeg. I'll make this waffle recipe again.
Yummy!!! I made these and they were gobbled up!! I added more cinnamon, so I dropped a star, don't think it would have had enough with just a pinch. I ate mine with pumpkin butter, family ate with boysenberry syrup or strawberry syrup. Delicious, will definitely be making again!!!
Light and crisp with just a hint of cinnamon. It worked well in my electric waffle iron - and the kitchen smelled wonderful!
Delicious recipe! Only recommendation is to add the full teaspoon of cinnamon as others suggested. I also added fresh blueberries and would highly recommend adding fruit to anyone who enjoys a more flavorful waffle.
Delicious! Added 1tsp of cinnamon as others suggested and they were right! Whole family enjoyed them. Thanks Stephanie.
These are really yummy. My husband loves them. A little time consuming, as most tasty things are, so they are a Sunday special breakfast. I made the recipe exactly the first time. The second time I added a tablespoon of pumpkin puree. It didn't change the wonderful texture and added a deeper flavor.
This recipe is great!! It is now my go to Belgian waffle recipe, taking the little bit of extra time to whip the egg whites makes a light waffle, crispy on the outside and light on the inside. I omitted the cinnamon since my husband doesn't care for it, still great. Great with berries, syrup or whipped cream. I cooked a bit longer in the Belgian waffle maker to get a nice and crisp waffle. I always double the batch, they are great even frozen and put in the toaster.