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Liege Waffles

May 22, 2014
I always thought that I loved waffles… and then I met liege waffles.

That’s the day I realized I had never really known what love was.  

These waffles probably qualify as my favorite food. If they aren’t my favorite, they are pretty high up there.

I remember the first time I discovered the magic of liege waffles.

Famous Julie, my dad and I were walking around a farmer’s market, and Famous Julie spotted a vendor selling waffles. Knowing of my deep love for waffles, she turned to me and asked if I wanted one. 

Now here is where the story gets crazy. 

I told her NO. 

NO?! NO?!?!

I don’t even know what I was doing with my life. Luckily though, she decided that she wanted to try them and picked one up. She took one bite and told me I HAD TO try it. So then I took a bite, and promptly finished her entire waffle for her. 
 
Did you notice I said that I finished it for her? Like I did her some huge favor or something? 
 
You’re welcome Momma.
Believe or not... waffles do get better. Try these liege waffles and see for yourself!
Liege Waffles
THIS is my favorite food in the world. Piled high with whipped cream and strawberries, they are irresistible!
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Ingredients
  1. 1 tablespoon dry yeast
  2. 1/4 cup lukewarm water
  3. 1/2 cup lukewarm milk
  4. 3 1/2 cups flour
  5. 1 cup butter, softened
  6. 2 eggs
  7. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  8. 1 teaspoon vanilla
  9. 1 bag Belgian pearl sugar (about 8 oz.)
Instructions
  1. Dissolve yeast in lukewarm water. Gradually add all ingredients to the flour, except the pearl sugar. Let dough rise until it doubles in size (about 45 minutes) Add belgian pearl sugar. Divide dough into small patties about 3 to 4 ounces each. Bake in heated and greased waffle iron.
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Believe or not... waffles do get better. Try these liege waffles and see for yourself!

Famous Julie bought this pearl sugar online for me for my birthday. 

She loves me so much. 

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