Perfect with ice cream or whipped cream and fresh fruit, such as peaches or berries for a glorious dessert.

Brussels Waffles
Recipe type: Desserts
Serves: 1 batch
  • 1 3/4 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 bottle beer
  • 1/4 Cup oil
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 Tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Mix flour and salt. Add remaining ingredients. Beat just until smooth.
  2. Let batter sit 2 hours at room temperature or refrigerate overnight. This makes the waffles more tender.
  3. Bake in a waffle iron following manufacturer's directions.
  4. Spread the batter thin and bake until crisp and browned. Serve for dessert or breakfast.
  5. Yield depends on size of waffle iron. For example, one that makes 7-inch rounds will yield 4 large rounds that separate into 16 sections.
These waffles are a crisp type and are often served for dessert topped with sweetened whipped cream and strawberries. They became famous at the Belgian pavilion at the 1964 New York World's Fair.

Requires a waffle iron.

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