Norwegian waffles are at the core of Norwegian traditions. The waffle is usually sold at youth sporting events across the nation, it is always served on the national day and is also a common supplement following the Sunday dinner at your grandmother’s house. Condiments such as sour cream, jam, whipped cream and butter is usually served with the Norwegian waffles. Depending on where in the country you are the waffles could be served with brown cheese, apple, nuts or sausage.
Waffles are an important part of Norwegian baking tradition, and if you are lucky enough to have either a Norwegian or American waffle iron you can follow the recipe below to make it this weekend.
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 cup milk
3 large organic eggs
1 stick melted butter
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon vanilla sugar (This can usually be found it at Ikea)
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
2 cups flour
Make a smooth batter with the flour, baking powder, cardamom, sugar and milk. Beat in the eggs and butter (and vanilla). Let the batter set for 30 minutes before cooking in a waffle maker.