17 Ways to make a Waffle!

Did you know there are two official Waffle Days every year?  Today’s holiday began in the United States and honors the anniversary of the waffle iron patent.

An important invention indeed!

In honor of the day, here are 17 ways to make a waffle!  Because… well, we can!

17 ways to make a waffle

The waffle apparently holds special merit.  Not that anyone is going to complain.

Well, probably pancakes are jealous, but they will get over it.

In the south, there is a big chain of restaurants called Waffle House, and I have to admit that you will most likely find me there on a weekend enjoying a good cup of coffee and a waffle.  And I’m not the only one.  Since its founding in 1955, the Waffle House chain has sold more than 500 million waffles!

17 Ways to make a Waffle!

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Apple Pie Waffles from Must Have Mom

A gentleman named Maurice Vermersch decided to sell his wife’s fluffy Brussels Waffles at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York.  He didn’t think anyone knew where Brussels was, so instead, he called them “Belgian Waffles”.

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Chocolate Chip Belgian Waffles from La Mia Vita Dolce

The Belgian Waffle is lighter, thicker, and crispier than standard waffles, with deeper pockets, and is often served with ice cream or whipped cream and fresh strawberries, as a dessert.

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Chocolate Belgian Waffles from Kraft Recipes

Did you know? There are several types of waffles – American, Belgian, Scandinavian, Liège, Hong Kong, and Dutch stroopwafels.  Stroopwafels!  Love that name!

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Oatmeal Waffles from Butter with a Side of Bread

Did you know?  Waffles can be dinner too!  In the south, the combination of fried chicken and waffles is quite popular for those that can’t decide between breakfast and dinner.

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Chicken and Waffle Sliders from Food, Folks and Fun

The very first waffles originated in Greece.  They would cook flat cakes called “obelios” between two metal pans held over a fire.

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Cinnamon Roll Waffles from Pillsbury

Waffles became a regular household breakfast item in 1953 when Eggo Waffles were introduced in the supermarket freezer sections!

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Fruit ‘n Waffle Kabobs with Maple Cinnamon Yogurt Dip from Mom on Timeout

Want more?

Here are 10 more awesome ways to make a waffle!

Classic Buttermilk Waffles from Brown Eyed Baker

Butter Pecan Waffles from The Creekside Cook

Chocolate Waffles from Ambrosia

Churro Waffles from Mostly Homemade Mom

Coconut Waffles with Roasted Maple Cherries from Naturally Ella

Fried Chicken and Waffle Sandwiches from The Candid Appetite

Vanilla Bean Waffle Doughnuts from Sweet Treats

Waffle Breakfast Sushi from Taste for Adventure

Apple Cider Waffles from Add a Pinch

Waffles with Spicy Chili from Paula Deen

Hungry now?  I know I am!  I think I’ll go check out Waffle House and get some coffee and a waffle.  After all, I do need to celebrate the holiday now, don’t I?  Happy Waffle Day!

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3 comments… add one
  • Julia Lensi October 26, 2016, 10:32 am

    My granddaughters LOVE the calendars… I love your website, and recipes, etc. etc. Thank you and God bless you.

  • Emily September 13, 2016, 4:26 pm

    I’m thinking a waffle bar is in order!!

  • Heather Kinnaird September 1, 2016, 8:08 am

    LOVE them all


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