Light Brussels Waffles, Chantilly Cream & Fresh Fruits

Light brussels waffles breakfast recipe - lilie bakery

This recipe from Waffles from Brussels is light and not very sweet. It does not require any rest time, which is very convenient! You can garnish these waffles with whipped cream and fresh fruit for a delicious and colorful result ...

Take the time to make a nice table Breakfast or a nice snack when the weekend comes, it's a little treat that I love to give myself as a family. We take the time to prepare together the delicacy of our choice, which will be tasted at lightning speed!

This recipe from Waffles from Brussels is ideal for this: you can give free rein to your imagination for the garnish: whipped cream, fresh fruits seasonal, or even spread if you feel like it! 

The ingredients for this waffle recipe

flour : you can opt for wheat or spelled. It gives texture to the waffles.

Chemical yeast : this is what allows the waffles to rise (quickly) in the waffle iron.

Light Brussels waffles recipe - Lilie Bakery

Milk : you can opt for cow's milk or vegetable milk, as you prefer. At room temperature if possible.

Soft butter : it contributes to the softness, you can also choose semi-salted butter.

Light brown sugar : I prefer to use it rather than the classic powdered sugar, it gives a light caramelized taste.

Eggs : at room temperature if possible. We beat the egg whites to bring lightness to the dough.

Vanilla, salt : these are flavor enhancers for this recipe.

How to make Brussels waffles?

You need a good waffle iron. I found mine some time ago, and I'm really happy with it: it's a Frifri double thermostat waffle maker (a Belgian brand). The panels are robust and interchangeable, I can make Brussels waffles, Liège waffles, croque-monsieur ...

Brussels Chantilly Waffles - Lilie Bakery

So we start by beating the whisked egg whites. Apart from, we mix the dry ingredients then we make a well to pour the wet ingredients. Smooth well and add the snow whites delicately last.

All you have to do is pour into the waffle iron preheated, and cook two by two. As for the garnish, I opted for lightly sweet whipped cream, and fresh fruit: strawberries & blueberries. A real treat ... The ten waffles will not have lasted the day! 

Other recipes to try

If you also like gourmet recipes, ideal for breakfast or brunch, I advise you to take a look at these recipes: Cannelés bordelais the easy recipe, Hazelnut chocolate babka, Kanelbullar Swedish buns, Very moist American pancakes.

If you make this recipe, don't hesitate to tag @liliebakery on Instagram so I can see your cute waffles!

Light brussels waffles with whipped cream recipe - lilie bakery
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Light Brussels Waffles, Chantilly Cream & Fresh Fruits

Treat yourself with this quick and light waffle recipe ...
Prep time15 minutes
Cook time20 minutes
Total35 minutes
Recipe type: Dessert, Snack, Breakfast
Cuisine: French
Yield: 10 waffles


Waffles from Brussels

  • 250 g all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 packet of yeast
  • 250 ml milk
  • 100 g unsalted butter
  • 60 g light brown sugar + or - according to your taste
  • 1 cc natural vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 pinch of salt


  • 20 cl whole liquid cream
  • 1 cs icing sugar + or - according to your taste
  • Fresh fruits (blueberries, strawberries, etc.)


  • Start by preheating the waffle iron according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  • Beat the egg whites until stiff with the pinch of salt.
  • In a container, mix the flour, yeast, brown sugar. Dig a well and add the egg yolks, milk and vanilla. Add the melted butter. Whisk to obtain a smooth mixture without lumps.
  • Add the egg whites and mix gently.
  • Pour the batter into the waffle iron, two waffles at a time, until the waffles are golden brown.
  • Beat the liquid cream into a firm whipped cream with the icing sugar, consume immediately.
Par Lilie bakery
Did you make this recipe?Tag @liliebakery on Instagram so I can see the result :)
16th May 2018



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    April 21th

    Your pretty waffles make me want a good morning terribly!

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    April 22th

    Delicious and very beautiful setting! It makes me hungry

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    26th January 2023

    When to add vanilla extract?
    Thank you

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      Lilie bakery

      30th January 2023

      Hello Lili, it's an oversight on my part, I just added it to the recipe: we put the vanilla with the eggs and the milk. Goodbye :)

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    August 6, 2023

    3 stars
    Hi! I wanted to know if it was normal that the waffles are not very thick? I expected waffles like in the fairs

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      Lilie bakery

      August 7, 2023

      Hi Emma, ​​the waffles you need to get are the ones you see in the recipe photos, they are light as the recipe title says. If you want very thick waffles, I recommend Liège waffles 100%, here is my recipe:


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