Definition of Belgian waffle in English:

Belgian waffle


North American
  • A waffle with large, deep indentations.

    • ‘I had one of my favourite breakfast indulgences: a deluxe Belgian waffle with strawberries, whipped cream, pecans and brown sugar, just a sinful treat on a hungry stomach.’
    • ‘That came complete with a Belgian waffle and dried apricots, and was wolfed down by both of us.’
    • ‘‘This is so wild,’ commented Jak between his third and fourth servings of Belgian waffles.’
    • ‘At the 1962 world's fair, Seattle also introduced to America a product that would have an unsavory effect on the nation's breakfast: the Belgian waffle.’
    • ‘A couple of other customer suggestions that made it to the brunch menu were Belgian waffles and fried tomatoes and mushrooms.’
    • ‘We also sampled the Belgian waffles and the steak and eggs.’
    • ‘On the food side, Belgian waffles were by far the most popular item on offer, if the length of the queue was anything to judge by.’
    • ‘Stacks of Belgian waffles lay next to a steaming plate of blueberry pancakes, with an abundance of syrup for each.’
    • ‘The most well-known style, the Belgian waffle, which has deeper grids than toaster varieties (and soaks up more butter and syrup), was introduced at the World's Fair in New York City in 1964.’
    • ‘I'd like a blueberry Belgian waffle, omelettes and toast and bacon and egg sandwich.’
    • ‘The Belgian waffle, although a traditional food eaten on New Year's Day, has been Americanized and is commonly found on restaurant menus.’
    • ‘Breakfast might include wild-salmon hash with poached eggs, a quiche made from Yaquina Bay shrimp and oysters, or hazelnut Belgian waffles with homemade berry syrup.’
    • ‘Two chefs were kept busy making Belgian waffles, and talk about delicious!’
    • ‘Cook until the iron stops steaming; Belgian waffles can take up to 9 minutes, traditional ones 2 to 5.’
    • ‘Lisa opted for the Belgian waffles with Macadamia nut sabayon.’
    • ‘‘Well everyday I have two coffee's, black with one sugar, and a Belgian waffle.’’
    • ‘Grinning, she shook her head, ‘I'll just settle for a Belgian waffle with whipped cream on the chocolate milk.’’
    • ‘I serve them in feather-light dessert crepes or sprinkle them over freshly made Belgian waffles.’
    • ‘‘I made Belgian waffles,’ Shawna said, seemingly emotionless, yet there was something cheerful about her.’