Troubleshooting Guide - Belgain Waffle Mix

Not seeing desired results for Belgian waffle mix? Get help below!
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  • Why is the waffle batter too thin?   Why is the waffle batter too thick?

    Possible Causes

    Possible Solutions

    Incorrect water or egg measurement

    Follow package directions when preparing Belgian waffle mix. If possible, use a scale to weigh the water and eggs.

    Batter too warm or too cold

    Batter temperature should be between 55 - 75°F.

  • Why doesn’t the waffle batter fill the waffle iron?

    Possible Causes

    Possible Solutions

    Not enough batter placed in the waffle iron

    Scale 6 oz. of batter per waffle.

    Batter is too old

    Batter should be held no longer than 3 days after preparing. Dispose of batter older than 3 days.

    Waffle iron is not hot enough

    Pre-heat waffle iron to 375 - 390°F.

    Waffle iron was not “flipped” after batter was placed in it

    Once batter is placed in the waffle iron, turn iron over. Most new Belgian waffle makers require the user to invert the iron once the batter is placed in it.

  • Why is the waffle too light?   Why is the waffle too dark?

    Possible Causes

    Possible Solutions

    Incorrect waffle iron temperature

    Pre-heat waffle iron to 375 - 390°F.

    Incorrect bake time

    Belgian waffles should take between 3 – 5 minutes to bake.

  • Why does the waffle stick to the iron?

    Possible Causes

    Possible Solutions

    Waffle iron not tempered properly

    Temper iron according to manufacturer’s directions.

    Waffle iron is dirty

    Clean iron properly.

    Waffle iron has not been sprayed with pan release

    Spray iron with pan release prior to depositing batter.

    Waffle is not completely baked

    Bake waffles until golden brown. Belgian waffles should take between 3 – 5 minutes to bake.