Regular Yeast Waffles

Based on King Arthur’s recipe.

Ingredients

  • 340g lukewarm milk 
  • 6 Tbsp (85g) butter, melted 
  • 39 to 57g maple syrup, optional 
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 
  • 2 large eggs 
  • 241g Unbleached All-Purpose Flour 
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons instant yeast

Directions

  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl, leaving room for expansion; the mixture will bubble and grow. 
  2. Stir to combine; it’s OK if the mixture isn’t perfectly smooth. 
  3. Cover with plastic wrap, and let rest at room temperature for 1 hour; the mixture will begin to bubble. 
  4. You can cook the waffles at this point, or refrigerate the batter overnight to cook waffles the next day. 
  5. Preheat your waffle iron. 
  6. Brush it with butter, and pour 2/3 to 3/4 cup batter (or the amount recommended by the manufacturer) onto the center of the iron. 
  7. Close the lid and bake for the recommended amount of time, until the waffle is golden brown, about 2-3 min each side.
  8. Serve immediately, or keep warm in a 200°F oven. Serve with berries and whipped cream, if desired. 

Yield: about 4 Belgian-style (deep-pocket) 7″ round waffles.

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