Belgian Waffles

I didn’t make waffles before being diagnosed with celiac disease, and I didn’t think about making them gluten-free until son #3 recently asked if I could. As a result, I received a Krups Belgian Waffle Maker for Christmas. It makes four waffles at a time which I decided would be best for our family of five.

I looked over several recipes and ended up modifying this recipe from RecipeZaar. I doubled the recipe as well as made some changes. My recipe made almost 16 rectangular Belgian waffles. They were light and fluffy and quite a treat to eat. We’re looking forward to more of them!

Belgian Waffles
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Recipe type: Breakfast
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup brown rice flour
  • 1 cup sorghum flour
  • 1 cup potato starch
  • ½ cup tapioca starch
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 3 cups sour milk
  • ½ cup oil
  • 4 eggs
Instructions
  1. Combine the flours, starches, baking powder, salt, sugar, and xanthan gum in a large bowl.
  2. In a medium sized bowl combine the milk, oil and eggs. To make sour milk add 1 Tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice per cup of milk and let sit a few minutes.
  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and whisk together. Batter can be slightly lumpy.
  4. Pour onto a hot waffle maker. For large Belgian waffles, I cooked them 5 minutes.
  5. Remove and top with syrup, fruit, and/or whipped cream.
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9 Comments to “Belgian Waffles”

This recipe reads like it will work and your experience says it does so I will try it.I bought an inexpensive waffle iron since going GF but the batch I made were not good – went right in the trash!Thanks for posting.I like the light and fluffy confirmation!

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Just made these and they are very good.My 12 year old daughter and I are just starting out eating gluten free and she said that she wouldn't even know they weren't regular waffles.

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That recipezaar recipe is my waffle recipe.I make it at least once a week.I usually add some vanilla.I have added pumpkin in the past as well and decresed the amount of liquid to accomodate and then added pumpkin pie spice.It is a great recipe.I will have to try your adaptation.Recipezaar is one of my favorite gf recipe sites.

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I had run out of sorghum flour, so used quinoa instead and it worked great … thanks!

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These look great! I just added them to my list of gf waffles.

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I made these for tonight, and they were amazing!The best waffles I've ever made, gluten-free or not.Thanks for the great recipe!

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Just wanted to say that I used this recipe to make plain pancakes. I had to add about another 1/4 C sorghum and probably another 1C of Brown rice flour to make it a bit thicker. I added some cinnamon and Allspice as well as some vanilla. They taste very good.

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OMG, these waffles were delicious.All my kids loved it.This is our first gluten free recipe for waffles and it is definitely a keeper.Thanks so much,

Sue
” For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.”
(Phil.4:13)

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    Sue ~ Glad you liked them.Thanks for letting me know.

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