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A Recipe for Homemade Belgian Waffles

Recipe for Homemade Belgian Waffles

How would you describe your school day mornings?

If you’re like me, you’re rushed.

By the time we get to the kitchen, there’s little time to make a full breakfast.

What to do? A quick and cold cereal, or a warm and yummy treat?

Next time you reach for that package of frozen waffles, consider this alternative. These are easy to make, freeze well and toast for an easy meal on the go.

Here’s an easy breakfast idea for busy school mornings and relaxing weekends.

Breakfast Recipe for the Busy Mom

Breakfast Recipe for the Busy Mom

Belgian waffles cook quickly in a waffle iron and emerge a beautiful golden colour. They have a smell that’s warm and inviting!

In order to save time during our busy school week, I make extra waffles on the weekend and freeze what we don’t eat in individual bags. Then when serving them, I simply toast them on low in a pop-up toaster, and they are ready.

When you’re running late, they are a perfect little package to eat on the way to school.

The recipe that I use is a simple one. You mix the dry ingredients together, you mix the wet ingredients, then you mix it all together. That’s it!

This recipe makes approximately 8-10 waffles.

Breakfast Recipe for the Busy Mom

Breakfast Recipe for the Busy Mom

Recipe for Belgian Waffles

Dry Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp white sugar

Wet Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1.5 cups warmed milk
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Turn on waffle iron and set temperature to medium or “4”.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together all dry ingredients.
  3. In another bowl, mix all of the wet ingredients together.
  4. Pour wet ingredients, into the dry ingredients and beat together until smooth.
  5. Using a ladle, spoon out one portion of waffle mixture and pour onto the waffle iron.
  6. Toast waffle until golden and slightly crispy.
  7. Serve with sliced strawberries, maple syrup, icing sugar, etc.

Our days are hectic. If your mornings sound like ours, consider this recipe for a quick and easy breakfast solution.

Happy Gardening


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Julia Dimakos

Hi, I'm Julia from Mono, Ontario, Canada. I began my gardening adventure after having children. Since then, my interest grew into a passion. I love growing vegetables, herbs, flowers, fruit and medicinal herbs. I'm here to show you that growing your own food is not difficult and in fact can be simple.