It’s International Waffle Day! Want to know how to make homemade waffles? What to do and what to put them with? Then you’re in the right place. In this roundup post, we’re going to feature some of the best waffle recipes. You ready? Then let’s jump straight in.
Before we look at the best waffle recipes, let’s start with the basics and the two most common ways of making them: as Belgium Waffles or Buttermilk Waffles.
What’s the difference? Well, belgian ones tend to be larger in size and much thicker compared to regular or American style waffles… Pure belgian waffles also use yeast or egg whites in its batter while the regular buttermilk waffles consist more of baking powder.
Here’s a couple of recipes to get you started for each, before getting a little more creative…
Let’s start with Homemade Belgian Waffles. This recipe is easy and makes delicious, authentic, Belgian waffles in just eight simple steps! These waffles are perfectly crisp and golden on the outside while being light and fluffy on the inside. It’s perfect for any beginner waffle-makers!
Then we have our Buttermilk Waffles! Now luckily, they’re actually easier to make than you may think. Created, again, in just seven simple steps – they’re an impressive and delicious homemade breakfast treat that will wow anyone lucky enough to pull up a chair and dive in.
The best things about buttermilk waffles?
So now we’ve ran through the essentials, let’s look at some of the best waffle recipes to get you inspired on International Waffle Day!
So first up, we have Haloumi and Zucchini Waffles, complemented perfectly with Smoked Salmon and eggs. These savoury waffles will have you looking forward to the weekend that much more. They’re light, fresh and tasty – especially when you cure your own salmon to go with it. Click here to see how to give that a go.
If you’re one of those people who can never choose between sweet and savoury for breakfast, this waffle recipe is for you.
See, homemade waffles become an extravagant brunch when they are topped with thick-cut bacon and Parmesan. A drizzle of maple syrup to finish gives the dish a complex combo of sweet and salty flavors.
Last but not least, we want to round up our best waffle recipes with a sweet show-stopped – Banoffee Ice Cream Waffle Sandwiches!
It’s a cookie dough waffle sandwiched with banoffee cheesecake. Take a lazy Sunday breakfast and pair it with rich banoffee tart, and voila: The banoffle is born.
So there we have it! Some great waffle recipes to try on International Waffle Day. Good luck and happy cooking!