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These heart shaped Vanilla Bean Waffles are the perfect Valentines Day breakfast or brunch! Top them with your favourite fruits, sauce and cream. You could even add sprinkles and nuts! Get the recipe on the blog.
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Vanilla Bean Waffles

These simple vanilla bean waffles are perfect for a romantic breakfast or Valentine's Day brunch.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegetarian
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 466.05kcal



  • Heat the waffle maker according to the instructions that come with your machine.
  • Separate the yolks from the whites and place the whites in a large bowl.
  • Using an electric mixer, whisk the egg whites to stiff peaks.
  • In a separate large bowl, add the flour, bicarbonate, caster sugar, seeds from the vanilla pod and the salt and whisk (by hand) to incorporate.
  • Make a well in the centre and add the egg yolks and melted butter.
  • Start whisking until a smooth paste has formed add slowly add the milk.
  • Keep whisking until you get a smooth, thick batter.
  • Finally, carefully fold in the egg whites until you have a light batter frofthy batter.
  • Spoon the batter into your waffle maker and cook for 5 mins or according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  • Keep going until you've used all of the batter (they freeze well once cooked).
  • Add the first couple of batches to a baking sheet and keep warm in the oven (no higher than 100C).
  • Serve with your favourite toppings!


Calories: 466.05kcal | Carbohydrates: 72.23g | Protein: 18.45g | Fat: 10.64g | Saturated Fat: 4.58g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 180.06mg | Sodium: 297.83mg | Potassium: 355.85mg | Fiber: 2.02g | Sugar: 14.8g | Vitamin A: 501.23IU | Calcium: 219.78mg | Iron: 4.3mg