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Fluffy Belgian Waffles Recipe

These Fluffy Belgian Waffles are superbly thick and fluffy. Golden, mouthwatering, and perfect for any weekend breakfast or brunch.

Super Fluffy Belgian Waffles are golden-delicious every single time.

Fluffy Belgian Waffles

We recently returned from our first 10-hour road trip to South Dakota. We were like mega tourists with our camera and backpacks. We got all adventurous in the Black Hills, meandering through Custer State Park and Mt. Rushmore. It was simply gorgeous.

There’s no eye candy like the great outdoors.  Difficult hikes up rocky terrains in the summer heat = totally worth it = breathtaking beauty ⇓


The Littles shocked me at how well they navigated the tricky terrain of the wilderness. They were rewarded with coming face to face with huge elk and other wildlife like they’ve never seen.

As if that weren’t fun enough, our family flew in from Cali to hang with us last week. The Littles embraced every minute of entertaining their little cousins here in our Twin Cities stomping grounds. We finally got to show off our beautiful summer in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.

Fresh berries and a dusting of powdered sugar on fluffy homemade waffles

Top with Berries, Maple syrup, or Powder Sugar

Just a few weeks ago, strawberries were aplenty and the farms were bursting with them. Hubby, the boys, and myself went berry crazy; we brought home a minivan full of lush, ripe, red, juicy berries.

After all, fresh strawberries are my favorite thing to toss over just about anything. From ice cream to pancakes to these fluffy Belgian waffles.


Or Serve Waffles Just as They are

Let’s just savor a moment of silence over these fluffy Belgian waffles.

Golden, slightly crispy edges, fluffy on the inside, and melt-in-your-mouth.

Simply divine fresh off the waffle iron. It’s perfection with a layer of freshly sliced strawberries on top and a sprinkle of powdered sugar. Or pure maple syrup, if that’s your jam.

These Fluffy Belgian Waffles are made with a sweetened batter, so they’re tantalizing just as they are. Just serve ’em up with some berries and you’re good to go. One bite of these homemade waffles and you’ll totally leggo of those Eggos.

Waffles can be wrapped airtight and frozen for quick weekday breakfasts.

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Fluffy Belgian Waffles

4.75 from 4 ratings
These fluffy Belgian Waffles are easy and melt-in-your-mouth delicious! With a sweet batter, they don't need any garnish except some juicy fresh berries when finished.
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Servings: 10 waffles


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ¾ cups granulated sugar
  • 3 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 2 large eggs, whites and yolks separated
  • 1 ½ cups whole milk
  • 1 cup salted butter, melted
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • For garnish: plenty of sliced fresh strawberries, powdered sugar, or maple syrup


  • In a bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, and baking powder. In another bowl, lightly beat the egg yolks. Add the milk, butter, and vanilla to the yolks. Mix well until combined. Stir yolk mixture into the flour mixture with a rubber spatula, just until combined. Using an electric mixer and a separate clean bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Use rubber spatula to gently fold the stiff egg whites into waffle batter, just until combined. Do not over mix. Let batter rest 10 minutes while you preheat the waffle iron.
  • Cook waffles in heated waffle iron according to manufacturer's instructions, until waffles are golden. Serve with fresh strawberries, powdered sugar, or maple syrup.
Course: Breakfast

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    • Cassie
    • 5 stars

    This is the absolute best waffle recipe! I have gone back to it time and time again and it always turns out amazing! I never leave comments but just wanted to say thank you !

      • chewoutloud

      Aww, that is super sweet, Cassie! Thank you for leaving the review 🙂 🙂

    • Kira

    What can I use as a substitute for baking powder?

    • Crystal Evans
    • 5 stars

    Thanks for sharing. My family loved them.

      • chewoutloud

      SO happy to hear that, Crystal!

    • Beauty

    Before now, I always did think waffles were not healthy-enough breakfast. I have always classified them with burgers, fries and other food one could easily consider as junk foods or fast foods. After going through your article, I was compelled to make more researches and I stand corrected. I sincerely want to THANK YOU for this insightful piece and be sure that I would have a lot of waffled-breakfast from now on. I hope you read my comment and also get check out MY WEBSITE for some exciting contents.

    • Elizabeth

    These waffles are great! I love to make them! They are delicious, and fluffy! You don’t even need sugar in them because they are already sweet!

    • Amanda Leigh

    These are amazing! My kids didn’t even want syrup. I made extra to freeze and toast throughout the week. These are definitely my new go-to recipe for waffles!

      • chewoutloud

      YAY, so glad your family enjoyed these, Amanda! I forgo syrup as well; doesn’t need it 🙂 Have a great remaining summer!

    • Bubba Louis

    works pretty well when the pans greased up.Works pretty well if you have the ingredients.

    • DK

    I follow you on printerest

    • Lynn

    Can i use buttermilk? I have some leftover. Thanks

      • chewoutloud

      Yes, Lynn, that works! Enjoy 🙂

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