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Belgian Waffles Recipe
|Flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Granulated sugar||2 Tablespoon|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Sour cream||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Buttermilk||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), cooled|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), cooled|
|Cherry topping||1 Tablespoon|
Calories 567 Calories from Fat 322
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37 g56.2%
Saturated Fat 16.5 g82.7%
Trans Fat 1.7 g
Cholesterol 191.5 mg
Sodium 568.6 mg23.7%
Total Carbohydrates 49 g16.3%
Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.1%
Sugars 9.4 g
Protein 12 g23.4%
Vitamin A 15.2% Vitamin C 0.65%
Calcium 25.8% Iron 15.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1. In a batter bowl, combine first 5 ingredients and keep aside.
2. Preheat the waffle iron to medium.
3. In a medium bowl, add egg yolks and beat with a wire whisk or electric beater until thick and pale.
4. Add sourcream and buttermilk and blend well.
5. While whisking constantly but lightly, pour the liquid mixture to the dry ingredients, adding cooled fats alternately.
6. Once the batter is smooth keep aside and let stand.
7. To a clean dry bowl, add the egg whites.
8. Use an electric beater or wire whisk to beat them until stiff, forming soft peaks.
9. Add egg whites to batter and fold in gently without beating until a few streaks of whites are visible.
10. Use a ladle or a measure cup to pour 2/3 cup batter in the center of the preheated waffle iron.
11. Spread batter evenly on the grid, Â½ inch from the edge of the iron, using the back of a spoon.
12. Close iron lid and bake the waffle until golden and crisp. This can take about 3 to 4 minutes.
13. Remove onto a serving plate and repeat to make remaining waffles.
14. Serve waffles immediately, as they are being made, with cherry topping.