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Liege Belgian Waffles

Servings 8 -10 waffles
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 3/4 C lukewarm milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 C melted butter
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 3 C flour
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 - 1 1/2 C pearl sugar depending on how sweet you want them

Instructions

  • Sprinkle yeast and white sugar over warm milk in a bowl. Milk temperature should be no more than 100 degrees.
  • Let stand until yeast foams, about 15 minutes.
  • Mix together eggs, butter and vanilla.
  • Pour into yeast mixture and stir.
  • Put flour and salt into a bowl and form a well in the center.
  • Pour egg mixture into well and stir until a soft dough forms.
  • Cover and let rise for about 30 minutes or until double.
  • Gently fold in pearl sugar.
  • Preheat waffle iron
  • Place approximately 1 cup or a baseball size ball of dough into preheated waffle iron. Flatten with the back of a spoon.
  • Cook until crisp.