Definition of Belgian waffle in US English:

Belgian waffle


North American
  • A waffle made with a special tool to have large, deep indentations in it.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘‘Well everyday I have two coffee's, black with one sugar, and a Belgian waffle.’’
    • ‘‘This is so wild,’ commented Jak between his third and fourth servings of Belgian waffles.’
    • ‘‘I made Belgian waffles,’ Shawna said, seemingly emotionless, yet there was something cheerful about her.’
    • ‘That came complete with a Belgian waffle and dried apricots, and was wolfed down by both of us.’
    • ‘Grinning, she shook her head, ‘I'll just settle for a Belgian waffle with whipped cream on the chocolate milk.’’
    • ‘Lisa opted for the Belgian waffles with Macadamia nut sabayon.’
    • ‘I serve them in feather-light dessert crepes or sprinkle them over freshly made Belgian waffles.’
    • ‘Stacks of Belgian waffles lay next to a steaming plate of blueberry pancakes, with an abundance of syrup for each.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Cook until the iron stops steaming; Belgian waffles can take up to 9 minutes, traditional ones 2 to 5.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘We also sampled the Belgian waffles and the steak and eggs.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘A couple of other customer suggestions that made it to the brunch menu were Belgian waffles and fried tomatoes and mushrooms.’
    • ‘Two chefs were kept busy making Belgian waffles, and talk about delicious!’