Red Velvet Belgium Waffles


So delicious and decadent. Wonderful. Made the perfect Valentine’s Day breakfast. Very rich. Makes quite a bit of glaze.

Original recipe makes 6 servings


2 cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons white sugar
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 3/4 cups buttermilk
1/3 cup melted butter, cooled
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon white vinegar
1 tablespoon red velvet food coloring (such as Lorann Professional Kitchen®) Red Velvet Bakery Emulsion) or as desired
6 ounces cream cheese, softened
6 tablespoons butter, softened
2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1/2 cup whole milk, or more as needed
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar, or to taste
6 tablespoons whipped cream, or to taste
1 cup sliced strawberries, or to taste

  • PREP

    30 mins

  • COOK

    15 mins


    45 mins


  1. Whisk flour, white sugar, baking powder, cocoa powder, and salt together in a bowl.
  2. Beat buttermilk, melted butter, eggs, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, and vinegar together in a bowl until smooth. Stir red food coloring into buttermilk mixture. Mix buttermilk mixture into flour mixture until just combined.
  3. Preheat a waffle iron according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  4. Beat cream cheese and softened butter together in a bowl using an electric mixer until smooth and fluffy. Gradually mix 2 cups confectioners’ sugar into cream cheese mixture, alternating with milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, until glaze is smooth.
  5. Spoon 1/4 to 1/2 cup waffle batter into preheated waffle iron. Cook according to manufacturer’s directions. Repeat with remaining batter.
  6. Lightly dust each waffle with remaining confectioners’ sugar, drizzle with glaze, and top each with whipped cream and strawberries.


Calories: 731 kcal
Carbohydrates: 91.7 g
Cholesterol: 167 mg
Fat: 35.9 g
Fiber: 2 g
Protein: 12.2 g
Sodium: 967 mg