Liege Waffles-The Other Belgian Waffle

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“I found this recipe on the internet. I haven't tried it yet,but I will if I can find the pearl sugar. Things like that are rare where I live.”
1hr 45mins
10 waffles

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Allow eggs and sparkling water to come to room temperature first.
  2. Sift the flour and salt into a bowl, then make a well in the center.
  3. Melt the butter over hot water or in the microwave and cool to lukewarm, about 110 degrees.
  4. Beat the eggs in another bowl, then add the butter whisking to combine.
  5. Sprinkle yeast over the top and whisk well.
  6. Then add the sparkling water and whisk again.
  7. Add the entire mixture to the flour along with the granulated sugar and the vanilla extract.
  8. Beat the dough for at least 10 minutes.
  9. It will start out kind of curdled looking, but will stiffen and become slightly sticky brioche-ish type dough.
  10. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise in a warm place for 60 to 90 minutes.
  11. Begin heating your waffle iron and add the pearl sugar to the dough.
  12. Fold it in,actually you kind of knead it.
  13. Drop by heaping 1/8 cup (about 3 Tbsp.) onto each quarter or section of the waffle iron. (Please ajust for round irons by dropping 1/4 cup in the center of the iron) and bake until well browned.
  14. Serve hot off the iron, dusted with confectioners sugar, or top with UNsweetened liqueured whipped cream. (Amaretto would be nice ).

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