How Stroopwafels are made: the secret Dutch recipe

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Do you love stroopwafels? If yes, then you are in for a treat! Today we will discuss how these delicious treats are made. From the batter to the toppings, we cover everything you need to know to make your own Stroopwafels at home. So let’s get started!

The recipe for Stroopwafels

The batter for Stroopwafels consists of flour, milk, sugar, eggs, baking powder and vanilla extract. Making the perfect Stroopwafel batter is an art form that requires attention to detail and careful measuring. The consistency of the batter largely determines the quality of the final product, so wholesome ingredients must be used. 

How to start

Start by sifting the flour into a large mixing bowl and add the sugar, eggs, milk and baking powder. Beat until all ingredients are completely mixed and a thick mixture forms. Finally, add a teaspoon of vanilla extract for a delicious aroma and flavor before transferring your batter to a waffle lane on a baking sheet. With technique and patience, your creation will be rewarded with perfectly crunchy and golden waffles that simply melt in your mouth as you drizzle them with syrup.

How to bake the Stroopwafel

The waffles are baked in a special waffle iron with deep pockets for the syrup.

Eating a delicious waffle is one of life’s simple pleasures. Prepare your batter and be sure to use a well-made waffle iron with deep pockets that hold the syrup well. Once ready, the crispy, golden brown waffles will tantalize your taste buds with every bite. Enjoy them with syrup, butter, fruit or powdered sugar – or whatever you like – and these delicious bites will turn every moment into an instant success!

How te make the Stroop (syrup)

Stroop is made from boiled sugar water and flavorings such as vanilla or maple extract.

Stroop is one of those amazing substances that makes everything we eat better! Boiling sugar and water together creates a sweet liquid with endless flavor possibilities. By adding extracts like vanilla or maple, you can adapt stroop to any occasion in many ways. 

How to serve the Stroopwafel

To serve, stroopwafels are placed on a plate and topped with whatever you like. Or you serve the toppings separately and let each person add them themselves. There’s nothing like a plate of freshly made waffles to brighten any occasion. The sight of that golden brown, crispy exterior, perfectly shaken and fluffy inside, makes your mouth water with delight! This age-old traditional favorite continues to delight and should definitely have a place of honor on every table. Serve this classic today and experience the delicious flavors for yourself!

What do you choose: make your own or come over and eat with us

Now that you know how to make your own delicious stroopwafels, what are you waiting for? Gather your ingredients and impress your friends and family with this classic Dutch treat. Be sure to cover your stroopwafels with lots of stroop – it’s the best!

Should you now think, ‘what a job’ or ‘I really can’t do that’. Then: let us do the work and drop by our best Stroopwafel shop in Amsterdam!

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