Belgian Waffles

Belgian waffles are thick, square waffles with deep, large indentations where syrup and melted butter pool together for a luscious flavor. Belgian waffles are great for topping with ice cream to make dessert waffles, but this recipe can be used for any shape of waffle.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 45 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 6


  • 1 3⁄4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 8 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 1⁄2 cups whole milk
  • 2 Tbsp. confectioners' sugar


  • Preheat waffle iron.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt in a bowl. Whisk eggs, melted butter, and milk in another bowl. Stir egg mixture into flour mixture until just combined; don’t overmix.
  • Pour or ladle about 1⁄2 cup waffle batter onto waffle iron; cook according to manufacturer’s instructions. Repeat with remaining batter.
  • Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar before serving.