belgian waffles

NEW! Vegan Belgian Waffle Mix from Sephra USA

New for 2023, we have expanded Sephra USA's plant-based range with our new Vegan Belgian Waffle Mix. Our new mix (to which you just need to add water for perfect waffles every time) is available in catering size bags of 30lb – and also in smaller 5lb bags for you to use at home. It means you can make delicious plant-based waffles for breakfast, lunch or dinner whether you're catering for an event, hotel buffet or just fancy a family treat at home. This Belgian Waffle Mix is for everyone – whether you're a veteran vegan, trying out Veganuary, or a hardcore omnivore who just really love waffles. You don't have to go all-out plant-based and you don't have to be vegan to enjoy them!

Belgian vs Bubble Waffles - What's the difference?

Think you know waffles? Think again! They just got a whole load more versatile and easy to make – thanks, in part, to Sephra's new just-add-water Waffle Batter Mix.

5 Belgian waffle recipes worth falling for this Autumn

So many Belgian waffle recipes, so little time! Here are a few of our favorites for fall...

Maple & Pecan Belgian Waffles

Fall is all about comforting Maple, pumpkin and nutty flavors. That's why Maple & Pecan Belgian Waffles are one of our seasonal favorites! First of all, you need to in preparation. Then add roughly 1¼ cup of the pecans and 1½ – 2 tbsps of Maple extract to Sephra's batter. Bake in your Waffle Baker and top with a smear of soft butter and a drizzle of warm .

Pumpkin-Spiced Belgian Waffles

Everything at this time of year is “pumpkin-spiced”, so why not pumpkin waffles? With the Sephra Belgian Waffle Mix, you just need to add water to make the perfect waffle. And, for this recipe, all it takes is 4-5 heaped teaspoons of Pumpkin Spice Blend to transform your waffles into a fall delicacy. Simply top with Maple Syrup and whipped cream or Apple Cider Syrup.

Chocolate Chip Waffles

Make a small batch of waffle batter according to Sephra Belgian Waffle mix package directions. Then, to avoid sticky chocolate in your waffle maker, add 1 tablespoon of dry waffle batter mix to ½ cup of (milk or dark – your choice) in a separate small bowl. Stir and coat the chips evenly with the dry batter mix. Add the prepared batter to the and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of dry chip mixture on each waffle. Smooth the moist batter over the chocolate chips and bake as directed. Easy and delicious! You’ll soon have a fluffy Belgian waffle hiding tasty little chocolate morsels to please even the pickiest eater at your table.

Chocolate S'Mores Belgian Waffles

For a small batch of S'mores Chocolate Waffles, add 5-6 tablespoons of sifted dry, baking cocoa and 8-9 tablespoons of sugar to the batter. Mix well and bake as usual. When the waffle comes out of the waffle baker, immediately swirl a generous spoonful of Nutella on top. Next, sprinkle with . PERFECT! We’re talking downright delicious and adorable. A great dessert waffle or a fun treat for a birthday party, baby shower or even wedding brunch. We hope you’ll try some or all of our versatile ways to enjoy Sephra Belgian Waffle Mix. Get creative and let us know what favorite recipes you’ve ‘invented’. We’d love to hear from you.

How to prepare your Sephra Waffle batter

Our comes in 5 lb bags. Each bag will make around 30-34 waffles. To make a full batch: Pour 9 1/3 C. of cold water into a stainless steel bowl. Gradually add one 5 lb bag of the mix and whisk 'til big lumps are gone. Pour about 2/3 cups of batter onto the waffle griddle for each waffle. Cook until golden brown. To make a small Batch: Pour 1 3/4 cups of cold water into a stainless steel bowl. Gradually add 3 cups of mix and whisk until any big lumps are gone. Pour about 2/3 cups batter onto the waffle griddle for each waffle. Cook until golden brown. Makes about 5-6 cups of batter and yields 6-7 waffles.

How to start your own gourmet dessert business

“Be your own boss”. Has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? Nobody to answer to, no time clock to punch, no co-workers to get on your nerves, you call the shots. Many good reasons to be your own boss. Just one big reason why most people can’t pull it off - and that reason is M O N E Y.

What It Takes to Start a Small Business

Typically, it takes hundreds of thousands of dollars to start your own business. Investment capital is what it’s called and most of us don’t have it. For a Start Up to be a success you need first, last and deposit money to rent a store front. There’s the cost of proper equipment, ready cash to be able to pay staff or employees, as well as pay the government demands of social security, insurance, Medicare and other necessary benefits. So, the reality is, it can be a daunting process to start your own business and be your own boss.

Sephra Has Some Great Small Business Ideas

So, the reality is, it can be a daunting process to start your own business and be your own boss. Unless… Unless you take advantage of some of the new business ideas created by the Sephra team - just for people like you. Great small business ideas, which would be amazing for a successful startup. They've come up with some great ways to start a small business and grow it into a full-time operation. Let me share some ideas and opportunities Sephra has to start your own business or add to your existing catering business, café or coffee shop.

New Business Ideas – Make Money with a Simple Waffle Maker

Creative catering is all about coming up with the latest WOW factor. Something new that wondering, hungry people haven’t tried – or even seen before. Waffle – mania is a super big deal these days. Sephra has three waffle makers which, by themselves, or combined together can bring in the big bucks. Throw in to the mix our Sephra Crepe Maker by Krampouz and you're in business. Your investment will be nominal compared to store fronts or retail shops, and the rewards can grow beyond your wildest dreams.

Bubble Waffle Please

Sephra now carries a . This thing makes waffles with bubble puffs all over the waffle. I love it! The bubble waffle plates can be used on your Sephra Belgian Waffle Maker, too – so two types of waffles can be created for the price of one baker. Bubble Waffles can be twisted into a cone shape and served with ice cream inside. These tasty treats look so delicious and are easily be added to the menu of an ice cream shop. Fashion as crepes and serve with fruit; or just serve as a traditional flat waffle, only with cute puffs all over them. Top with syrup, drizzled chocolate, caramel, jam or fruit. I have heard of them being referred to as “Puffles”. LOL You can think of crazy cute names for these newfangled treats and make a ton of money on them. Combine your Bubble Waffle Biz with the traditional - with various toppings and go for it. As I said the waffle plates are interchangeable - so there are virtually endless varieties of waffle goodness to be created here.

French Crepes are Big Business

I remember visiting Paris about 8 years ago. The street of Paris are lined with crepe shops. Choices range from delicious sweet crepes filled with melted chocolate and bananas; to savory crepes with ham and cheese… one of my favorites. French crepes have been a big business for a while in Europe and now crepe shops, booths and crepe stations are popping up all over the United States. Crepes are so versatile – there are endless recipes for crepes, the fillings can include fruit, chocolate, Nutella, ice cream, whipped cream. You name name it – you can stick it in a crepe and it will taste scrumptious!

Sephra’s Commerical Crepe Maker

Another element to add to your current food service / catering business or an opportunity for a startup – Sephra’s creating catering team has you covered. is one of the finest crepe makers you can buy. It’s fantastic – so easy to use. Just swirl the batter, spin, flip and serve. All of the tools you’ll need to become a professional crepe maker overnight are on our site.

Gourmet Crepe Mix – Just Add Water!

Not to mention, the really good news, the Sephra Gourmet Crepe Mix! Just add water and you have a delicious crepe batter – ends up costing you .40 a crepe. Yup. So crepes are a big money making deal! Whatever direction you decide to take when starting a small business, we’ve got you covered. If your ‘waffling’ (sorry, couldn’t pass it up) be sure to give us a call. Our customer care team can help you pull your small business ideas and dreams into, well, a small business! Be sure to check us out on social media to see what we’re up to! Best of luck and you CAN do this!