Preparation info
  • Makes about


    large ones ( 9 cm 3½ inch diameter)
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Dark Rye and Honey Cake: Festival baking from the heart of the Low Countries

By Regula Ysewijn

Published 2023

  • About

This thin waffle filled with honey or a sugar syrup mixture is popular in Flanders and the Netherlands, which is where most people associate them with. It was in the Dutch town Gouda in the 19th century that the first bakers started to produce these waffles as Goudse stroopwafels, but the exact history is impossible to trace. Like the lacquemant and other filled waffles, this too is a descendant of the historical split waffles.

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