Recipes: Waffeln Zum Nachtisch (Dessert Waffles)

February 12, 2023 | Recipes

WAFFELN ZUM NACHTISCH (Dessert Waffles)

1 cup butter
2 cups sifted flour
6 eggs, separated
1 cup buttermilk
½ teaspoon soda

Cut butter into flour, dissolve soda in buttermilk and add to flour mixture slowly. Beat till smooth. Add egg yolks and beat well. Fold in stiffly-beaten egg whites and bake on very hot waffle iron until golden brown. Sprinkle generously with powdered sugar and serve with fruit in season, generally strawberries or cherries.


This recipe is from the Amana Colony Recipes cookbook and is reprinted with the permission of the Homestead Welfare Club. Zuber’s is located in Homestead and we serve our guests with traditional recipes such as these.

The book is a collection of traditional Amana Colonies recipes and features family-size recipes of the foods prepared and served in the Amana villages for over a century. The recipes were compiled by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Homestead Welfare Club. To purchase a copy of the book, please contact Elaine Zuber at dzubs@southslope.net or 319-622-3099.

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