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Posted by on Jan 27, 2016 | 1 comment

Rainbow Waffles

Rainbow Waffles

My 12-year-old daughter Ana and a few of her friends took over our kitchen on a recent snow day to make rainbow waffles. They agreed wholeheartedly to document the process. Today, we welcome Ana, Bea, Gigi and Lucy as our guest bloggers.

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The tools you will need are:

  • 8 small bowls
  • 3 large bowls
  • 6 spoons
  • A whisk
  • A spatula
  • 6 zip-loc bags or 6 piping bags
  • 1 waffle iron

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The ingredients you will need are:
(Recipe source: True Belgian Waffles Recipe)

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Red, Green, Yellow, and Blue food coloring
  • Cooking spray
    Note: In our picture it shows sea salt, but we will not be using that.

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Directions
1. In a bowl, combine flour, sugar and baking powder.

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2. In two small bowls, separate the 2 eggs and mix the yolk well.

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3. In the other large bowl, add egg yolks, and then slowly add milk while stirring.

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4. Melt butter and add it into the egg yolk and milk.

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5. Add vanilla extract and stir well. Now, add that mixture to the dry ingredients and mix.

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6. Put the egg whites into a large bowl and whisk until frothy and light.

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7. Add egg whites to the bowl with all other ingredients.

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8. After that, evenly distribute the batter into 6 small bowls.

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9. Add food coloring to each bowl and mix until you get 6 rainbow colors.

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10. Add the batter to 6 zip-loc bags and cut the tips off (you can also use piping bags.)

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11. Spray your waffle iron with cooking spray and add a dot of purple batter to the center of the iron.

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12. With blue batter, add a circle around the purple dot. Do the same with all the rest of the colors until you end with the red batter.

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13. Wait for as long as your waffle iron’s directions say to and then take out and serve.

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With your extra batter, you can make mini waffles and bite-sized waffles.

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And silly shapes.

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1 Comment

  1. What fun!

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