Overnight Belgian Waffles + a Waffle Skillet Giveaway!

by Kathy Strahs on August 15, 2011 · 121 comments

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Not a week after receiving a sample tub of Land O Lakes cinnamon sugar butter, I went to the refrigerator to see if there was enough left for the caramelized cinnamon apples I wanted to make with it.

Nope. Not even close.

My husband and our two kids, breakfast by breakfast, had made their way through the whole tub that fast. They are no strangers to cinnamon sugar butter – it makes its way into their breakfast rotation quite often. They are big fans. Mike has his own little shaker of cinnamon sugar amidst the avalanche of bottles in my spice drawer, which he’s been mixing and refilling for some time. It’s been the height of convenience for him to have it already mixed into a spreadable butter. Or so I’m assuming, based on the evidence (or lack thereof).

While the family has been spreading cinnamon sugar butter on their morning toast, I opted to try cooking with it. Read on for today’s Overnight Belgian Waffles with Caramelized Cinnamon Apples recipe and a chance to win a Waffle Skillet prize pack from Land O Lakes.

The simplest and tastiest application I could think of for the cinnamon sugar butter was to caramelize some apples in it and pour them over some super-airy Belgian yeast waffles. The apples couldn’t have been any easier to toss together and the cinnamon caramel was just heavenly.  These Belgian waffles, aside from their amazingly fluffy texture inside and crunchy exterior, are also a breeze to bake in the morning as most of the preparation (and it’s just a few steps) happens the night before. With a sprinkle of toasted pecans on top – well, it was like dessert for breakfast.

Waffle Skillet giveaway, sponsored by Land O Lakes

Enter the Land O Lakes Waffle Skillet Prize Pack Giveaway:

The giveaway prize pack includes all of the items pictured above:

  • Waffle skillet
  • Spatula
  • Kitchen towel
  • Four spreaders
  • Cookie cutter
  • Land O Lakes Cinnamon Sugar Butter

Here are four ways to enter [THE GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED], you can do any or all of them (please leave separate comments for each entry):

  • Leave a comment on this post telling us your all-time favorite breakfast food.
  • “Like” Cooking on the Side on Facebook
  • Subscribe to free updates from Cooking On the Side via e-mail or RSS
  • Follow me @paninikathy on Twitter

The giveaway will close this Friday, August 19, 2011 at noon PDT. [THE GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED] I will use random.org to select one winner to receive the prize pack and announce the winner in this post. This giveaway is open to U.S. residents only.

**UPDATED 8/20/11 – Congratulations to our winner, #88 Lynda Clark!

Congratulations to #88 - Lynda Clark!

Thanks to Land O Lakes for sponsoring today’s giveaway.

Belgian Waffles with Caramelized Apples

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Sarah G. August 17, 2011 at 10:21 AM

Follow your feed via RSS!


Sarah G. August 17, 2011 at 10:22 AM

Twitter follower! (@askmeques)


Vaishali Sharda August 17, 2011 at 10:37 AM

Scrambled eggs!!!


Heidi August 17, 2011 at 12:30 PM

My Mom’s (she is 89 and still great!) homemade scones fried with honey and butter!YUM!


Kristen August 17, 2011 at 5:04 PM

BACON BACON BACON, everything tastes better with bacon 😉


Kate Shires August 17, 2011 at 9:17 PM

I love eggs: over easy, soft boiled, hard boiled, scrambled, any way at all. Every time I make eggs I bug the hell out of my roommate by singing “if it ain’t eggs, it ain’t breakfast, I love eggs.”
I also love Cream of Wheat (comfort food from my childhood) and Bob Evans home fries. But eggs are my favorite.


Kate Shires August 18, 2011 at 12:04 PM

I forgot to mention, I’m also a fan of facebook.


lauren August 18, 2011 at 7:18 AM

Fav breakfast food is fluffy waffles – chocolate chips are a total bonus!


lauren August 18, 2011 at 7:18 AM

I am a fan on FB 🙂


lauren August 18, 2011 at 7:19 AM

I follow you via google reader! 🙂


Elissa H August 18, 2011 at 8:26 AM

I saw one of your posts on foodgawker and have gotten other recipes from you. Its interesting to see the recipes we see on the boxes and that they actually come out good. Love your blog


Karin A. August 18, 2011 at 9:13 AM

I love ham, cheese, and veggie omelets. Yummy.


Sophia August 18, 2011 at 2:05 PM

My all-time favorite breakfast: poached eggs with toast. I haven’t had enough waffles though, so I would love to win this! 🙂


Rondah August 18, 2011 at 10:06 PM

sausage and cheese omelets are my fave
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Rondah August 18, 2011 at 10:07 PM

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Carolyn August 19, 2011 at 6:06 AM

Waffles actually ARE my all-time favourite breakfast food! Honestly!


Ashley H. August 19, 2011 at 11:55 AM

i love eggs!


Ashley H. August 19, 2011 at 11:56 AM

I like you on fb.


Julie L August 20, 2011 at 6:42 AM

Just wondering where is the post announcing the winner ? 🙂 thanks and have a great day


Kathy Strahs August 20, 2011 at 8:19 PM

I just updated this post with the winner – thanks!


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