Scandinavian Butter Waffles

Serve up these fluffy Scandanavian waffles — tinged with just a touch of tanginess to make these extra special.

10 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time


  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 3 tablespoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom or cinnamon
  • ½ cup Crystal unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 cups Crystal buttermilk
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 cup Crystal heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup Crystal sour cream
  • ½ cup lingonberry jam
  • 2 cups sliced strawberries
  • 1 cup pure maple syrup
  • Nonstick baking spray

Products used

  • Sour Cream

  • Heavy Whipping Cream

  • Buttermilk

  • Unsalted Butter


  • Step 1

    Preheat waffle iron according to manufacturer's instructions.

  • Step 2

    Place egg whites in a large bowl or stand mixer. Beat until stiff peaks form. Transfer to a small bowl.
  • Step 3

    Add flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, and cardamom to the mixer. Stir together. Add butter, buttermilk, lemon juice, and vanilla. Mix just until a smooth batter is formed. Fold in the egg whites.
  • Step 4

    Spray waffle iron with baking spray. Add waffle batter and cook according to manufacturer's instructions.
  • Step 5

    In a clean stand mixer or large bowl, beat whipping cream until soft peaks form. Add lemon zest and sour cream, fold until light and fluffy.
  • Step 6

    Top waffles with whipped sour cream, a dollop of lingonberry jam, and fresh strawberries. Drizzle with maple syrup, if desired.