The Belgian waffle, a breakfast or brunch star, is defined by its larger size, thinner batter, and deeper pockets. With the Belgian waffle, there's more room for fruit, whipped cream, or pools of homemade syrup to make any breakfast or brunch memorable.See Popular Belgian Waffles Recipes
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Go to any street fair in America and you'll most likely see a Belgian-waffle stand. Maybe you'll smell the waffles wafting through the air first, its lightly sweet fragrance drawing you in. At the stand, thick batter is poured into a hot waffle iron with roomy squares, and when it turns a golden brown it's topped with fruit and powdered sugar--maple syrup or whipped cream also make for sweet toppings.
Ginger and green tea provide a zesty twist on traditional waffle batter. Serve with homemade peach sauce for a sweet seasonal breakfast.
Plump Belgian waffles are topped with fresh fruit and whipped cream to make a sweet breakfast or an elegant dessert.
Turn frozen waffles into a quick and easy dessert when you top them with summer fruits and whipped cream.
Avoid the morning rush by making the waffle batter the night before.
Sure, breakfast for dinner has always been an IHOP staple, but at your favorite five-star bistro? Waffles for dinner may sound like it's just one step above pouring yourself a p.m. bowl of Cheerios, but as the Today show reports, gourmet chefs around the country are dishing up waffles topped with everything from soft shell crab to chicken liver (yes, chicken liver) and adding the likes of beer, squash and Old Bay seasoning to the batter.