During your long and often exiting holidays you often come across a hidden wonder, maybe a perfect souvenir or a free buck or so. Sometimes it may be more interesting like a sports hero or bill gates or if your sad it could be some nice food. Yep that was what i got from my trip to France this winter while i was skiing. I know what i say sounds boring but it was a delicious tastes it had caramel and goey inners with a crisp top. I was tottaly drawn to recreating it. I have been needlessly through books and the internet to finnaly find this particular recipe. Not a single one had it. That was it i had to find it myself, i was a half acomplished cook and had a reasonable guess at the recipe each time making new parts and adding ingredients. (some of which were harder to find than others) but i cracked it. It was the glory a hacker gets from breacking a code, pure bliss. So here i am now putting europes waffle against americas.

(By the way this took about 20 recorded attempts to get it right so your in for a treat, a sweet treat.)

Sorry for all the WAFFLE (lol) the pics took a while to load.

Step 1: The Ingredients

For around 15 Waffles (mine made 16) you will need:

-500 grams of plain flour.
-1 Teaspoon or sachet of yeast.
-A mixture of 125ml of water and milk.
-50 grams of sugar. (for the dough)
-1 Large Egg.
-120 grams of Marge.
-25 grams of honey (equivelent to about a tablespoon)
-50 grams Ground Almonds
-1 Teaspoon of vannilla essence.
-1 Teaspoon Bicarbonate of Soda.

For the Beaded or pearl sugar you will need:

-300 grams sugar
-3 Tablespoons of water.
<p>very good. pearl sugar recipe is KEY, and I've been enjoying making it a bunch.</p>
Nice! If you want the equipment you can get this here: http://swaffels.com as well as other similar recipes. Pearl sugar really need a high temperature when baking and domestic irons are not that great for this purpose.
These look great! A couple questions:<br><br>Regarding the milk and water mixture, should it be equal parts milk and water? How much milk and how much water?<br><br>What is marge? Is it the same thing as margarine?
a lota work to make a delicious waffle...<br /> reminds me of the waffles that i used to eat back when i lived in poland <br />
I remember these!--not from Europe, but New York City. There was a tiny shop across the street from Bloomingdale's--I think it was called The Belgian Waffler--and they sold just this type of waffle. I searched for a recipe but never found one that had the pockets of sugar in a yeast dough. Can't wait to try these--thanks! D.W.
That makes sense - these waffles originate from South Belgium in the city of Li&egrave;ge.
Hey - thanks for the help with my pearl sugar problem! I live in Belgium, but have friends in America&nbsp;that want to make these waffles -&nbsp;and sending bags&nbsp;of sugar gets expensive!&nbsp;But you know, you could have just ran a search for Liege Waffles (or &quot;Gaufres de Li&egrave;ge&quot;) to make your quest a lot easier (for the recipe, not for the sugar!). But anyway, thanks again and great work!
You should try <a rel="nofollow" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stroopwafel">stroopwafles</a>.<br/>
I like waffles
I'm going to try them today. Does it make a difference if you use butter instead of margarine?
hey did u eva make the waffles
did u make them?
i'm not sure i've never tried. you can tho, tell me wot u think
Yummmmmm. But three rises?! Man, you gotta be committed to make these waffles.
ya but there worth every min of it they are nice

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