Homemade Dessert Waffles Recipe

dessert waffles

Homemade Dessert waffles are sweetened waffles filled with ice cream or topped with whipped cream, syrups, jams, or dessert sauces. Serve these waffles for a special dessert after a main meal or for breakfast or brunch.

If you have not tried a waffle for dessert yet, you are in for a treat! You will love this easy homemade waffle recipe that tastes great with maple syrup and butter, or dress it up and serve this waffle as a wonderful dessert.

This recipe is a bit sweeter than a traditional waffle with the addition of sugar and vanilla, but they can still be used for a traditional breakfast or brunch.


Serving Ideas:

Top them with sweetened fresh fruit such as blueberries, cherries, or strawberries and sweetened whipped cream.

Fill 2 waffles with whipped cream and/or ice cream in the middle before serving and top with raspberry sauce, apple cider syrup, hot fudge, or caramel sauce.

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Homemade Dessert Waffles Recipe

Dessert Waffles
 
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Homemade Dessert waffles are sweetened waffles filled with ice cream or topped with whipped cream, syrups, jams, or dessert sauces.
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Recipe type: Brunch
Cuisine: American
Ingredients
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 cups of sweet milk
  • 2 eggs (yolks and whites separated)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 Tablespoons of melted butter
Instructions
  1. Preheat your waffle iron.
  2. In a large bowl, sift together the 2 cups of flour, 2 teaspoons of baking powder, ½ teaspoon of salt, and 2 Tablespoons of sugar. Set the bowl aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, beat the yolks only of 2 eggs and the vanilla until smooth and lemon colored. Whisk in 2 cups of milk.
  4. Add the egg mixture to the bowl of flour. Beat together until the batter is smooth and free of lumps. Stir in the melted butter and mix well.
  5. Using a separate large chilled bowl and beaters, beat the whites only of the 2 eggs until stiff peaks are formed.
  6. Gently fold the whipped egg whites into the batter being careful not to overmix.
  7. Bake them according to manufacturers directions in your electric waffle maker.
Notes
Serving Ideas:

Top them with sweetened fresh fruit such as blueberries, cherries, or strawberries and sweetened whipped cream.

Fill 2 waffles with whipped cream and/or ice cream in the middle before serving and top with raspberry sauce, apple cider syrup, hot fudge, or caramel sauce.
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About the author

Laura Warnke

Laura Warnke is a mom, wife, and Midwest cook that enjoys sharing many of her family's favorite comfort food recipes. She grew up on a farm in Wisconsin and loves to bring that farm-style home cooking to your table.

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