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A Belgian liege waffle topped with Nutella, whipped cream, and raspberries.
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Liege Waffles

Delicious Belgian liege waffles are a decadent breakfast meal or a perfect treat! This is a Waffle Love copycat version, a famous food truck in Utah.
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 4 mins
chill: 7 hrs
Total Time: 24 mins
Servings: 12 servings

Ingredients
 

  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar - divided
  • 2 large eggs - room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 cups bread flour
  • 1 cup unsalted butter - softened
  • 1 1/4 cups Belgian pearl sugar

Instructions
 

  • Heat the milk to lukewarm, about 110°F.
  • Add the warm milk to the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook. Add 1 tsp of the granulated sugar. Add the yeast. Lightly mix. Let sit for 10 minutes so that the yeast can bubble. 
  • Add the eggs and 2 cups of flour. Mix until smooth. Add the sugar, salt, vanilla and the remaining 2 cups of flour and mix until combined.
  •  Gradually add the softened butter, a tablespoon at a time. Mix on low speed for 6 minutes. The dough will come away from the sides of the bowl. *
  • Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let rise for 1-2 hours. 
  • Deflate the dough by pressing down on it in the center. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight. And then continue in the morning…..
  • Let the dough sit at room temperature for 20-30 minutes. Flatten the dough out on a clean work surface. Add the pearl sugar and knead it into the dough until evenly distributed. 
  • Divide the dough into 12 pieces about 3.5 oz each.
  • Cover the dough balls and let them rest for 10 minutes. Heat your waffle iron. 
  • Place dough balls in the center of your waffle iron. Cook for about 4 minutes or until they golden brown and the sugar has melted. 
  • Serve warm. Top with Biscoff, Nutella, fresh whipped cream and berries. 

Notes

*At first the dough is super dry, but it comes together... just give it time.
If you're not serving them right away, you can keep the waffles warm in a 200°F oven. 

Nutrition

Calories: 332kcal (17%), Carbohydrates: 36g (12%), Protein: 7g (14%), Fat: 17g (26%), Saturated Fat: 10g (50%), Cholesterol: 69mg (23%), Sodium: 118mg (5%), Potassium: 100mg (3%), Fiber: 1g (4%), Sugar: 5g (6%), Vitamin A: 535IU (11%), Calcium: 32mg (3%), Iron: 0.6mg (3%)