Christmas Morning Rum Raisin Belgian Waffles

1
Tiffany Bannworth

By
@MissAnubis

This is a wonderfully, delicious way to kick off Christmas morning. Impress the adults in your family with this sophisticated, yet easy recipe.

If preparing for children, you can leave out the rum add in, and substitute with more milk. Also, when soaking the raisins, soak in warm water with a teaspoon of rum extract.

This recipe can be double or tripled.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
5-6
Prep:
24 Hr
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Griddle

Ingredients

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  • WAFFLE INGREDIENTS

  • 2 1/4 c
    flour
  • 3/4 c
    dark brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 2
    egg whites
  • 1 c
    butter, melted
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp
    rum extract
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • 1/2 c
    eggnog
  • 1/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/4 c
    rum
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • RAISINS AND ADD IN

  • 1 c
    raisins
  • ·
    enough rum to cover
  • 3 Tbsp
    christmas jimmies or sprinkles
  • TO SERVE

  • ·
    whipped cream
  • ·
    maple or butter pecan syrup
  • OPTIONAL BUTTERED RUM SYRUP

  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 c
    rum
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla

How to Make Christmas Morning Rum Raisin Belgian Waffles

Step-by-Step

  1. Take raisins and cover with rum for 1 day or at least overnight. Set aside.
  2. Beat egg yolks and sugar for 1 minute. Add vanilla, rum extract, and melted butter. Beat until well incorporated. At this step, you can optionally brown your butter before you combine for a nuttier taste.
  3. Separately, beat the heavy cream until it thickens, but does not become whipped cream yet. Add milk, eggnog, and rum.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, and baking powder. Toss with a fork until combined.
  5. Alternately add the egg mixture and milk mixture to the flour mixture, beating as you go. Continue until all is added and well combined.
  6. Add rum raisins and jimmies (sprinkles). Stir well.
  7. In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks are formed. Fold into batter.
  8. Preheat your waffle iron. Spray only the first time with non-stick spray. Follow your particular waffle iron instructions.
  9. Serve with syrup, whipped cream, and sprinkles.
  10. If making the buttered rum syrup, combine all ingredients in a sauce pan and cook down until a syrupy consistency. Serve warm.

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About Christmas Morning Rum Raisin Belgian Waffles

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: French




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