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Scandinavian-style Waffles, with Love

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Heart-shaped Scandinavian Waffles

Cardamom Waffles

photo ©Kari Diehl, licensed to About.com
When made on a Scandinavian heart-shaped waffle iron, cardamom "vafler" are truly an expression of love.

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 10 Cardamom Waffles


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground cardamom
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 cup melted butter


Whisk together eggs, milk, and cardamom. Stir in sugar, flour, and baking powder until batter is well-combined. Stir in melted butter. If possible, allow batter to cool in refrigerator for 1/2 hour.

Lightly grease heart-shaped waffle iron. Drop batter in heaping tablespoons on iron, spreading with a knife into every crevice. Close iron and bake.

Serve with lingonberry jam. Waffles can be frozen and reheated.

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