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Scandinavian Sweetheart Waffles

septiembre 28, 2022

Just by the looks you can tell how sweet these amazing waffles are, really special in Scandinavia, I made these for my girlfriend one time and she loved it. A perfect anniversary with an amazing dessert!

Preparation Time: 20 mins

Cook. 20 mins

Servings: 5


  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 pinch salt


Step 1.
Place egg yolks into a large mixing bowl with white sugar; beat until light and frothy. Mix in vanilla sugar and water until evenly combined; stir in 1/2 of the melted butter, 1/2 of the buttermilk, and 1/2 of the flour. When mixture is smooth, mix in remaining butter, buttermilk, flour, cardamom, and salt; beat again until smooth.

Step 2.
In a separate bowl, beat egg whites with an electric mixer until they form stiff peaks; gently fold egg whites into batter, incorporating as much volume as possible.

Step 3.
Preheat a waffle iron according to the manufacturer’s directions.

Step 4.
Spoon about 1/3 cup of batter into the preheated waffle iron, close the lid, and cook until the waffle is golden brown, about 5 minutes. Remove waffles to a plate. If using a heart-shaped iron, break the waffle into individual hearts to serve. Repeat with remaining batter.