Monday, September 30, 2013

Liege Waffles

There's a waffle truck that comes around every once in a while.  There's always a line and, for the life of me, I couldn't figure out what would make waffles so fantastic that people would wait in line for them.  And not just any line, but a loooong line. Don't get me wrong.  I really like love waffles.  So I decided to stand in that long line to see what all the fuss was about.  Oh. My. Goodness!  The waffles were not just your ordinary waffle, they were Liege Waffles.  They served them with Biscoff spread, fruit and an amazing amount of whipped cream - like a scoop the size of ice cream!  They were delicious.  They were amazing.  They were rich and (I'm sure) very fattening.  These waffles aren't as chewy as the one from the waffle truck, but are still delicious.

1 tablespoon yeast
1/3 cup warm water
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 cups flour
3 eggs
1 cup  butter, softened
1 cup pearl sugar

Mix yeast, water, sugar and salt, and let develop for 15 minutes. Place flour into a large bowl. Make a well in the center of the flour and pour in yeast mixture, begin to knead. Continue to knead while adding eggs, one at a time. Continue kneading while adding the butter, 2 tablespoons at a time. When thoroughly mixed, cover and let dough rise until doubled in size (approximately 1 hour). Gently mix in pearl sugar and let rest for 15 minutes. Heat Belgian waffle iron. Separate dough into balls about the size of a golf ball. When your waffle iron is hot and ready, place dough ball in iron. Cook 3-5 minutes, until waffles are lightly brown on top.

Served with fresh berries, sweetened whipped cream and Biscoff spread.

Recipe from Lemon Glaze.

Linked on Pin It Thursday and Pinworthy Projects.

1 comment:

  1. These look lovely, and I'm a fan of the waffle through and through! Thanks for sharing it at the Pinworthy Project Party.


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