4th July Berry Waffles: American Independence Day

4th July Berry Waffles

4th July Berry Waffles: American Independence Day. Hello friends. So how are you today? Love homemade waffles and fruit? Because I know I do!

Celebrate American Independence day with these homemade waffles, but if you don’t have an electric waffle machine, cheat and buy readymade waffles from the supermarket and warm under a hot grill.

4th July Berry Waffles

4th July Berry Waffles: American Independence Day:

So yummy!?

Serves 6

Preparation time: 25 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes


Berry Melba Sauce:

225 g (8 oz) raspberries or mixed raspberries and strawberries, hulled and sliced

1 lemon, juice only

1 tablespoon caster sugar


125 g (41/2 oz) plain flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

¼ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

2 teaspoons caster sugar

2 tablespoons melted butter or sunflower oil

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

150 ml (1/4 pint) semi skimmed milk

To Serve:

250 ml (8 fl oz) full fat crème fraiche or Greek yogurt with honey

350 g (12 oz) mixed strawberries, raspberries and blueberries, slice or halve strawberries depending on their size

Little sifted icing sugar

4th July Berry Waffles Method:

1.) Firstly, to make the sauce, puree the fruit with the lemon juice and sugar then sieve if liked.

2.) To make the waffles, sift the flour, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda into a bowl then mix in the sugar.

3.) Lightly whisk the melted butter or oil, egg, vanilla and milk together in a separate bowl.

4.) Heat up the electric waffle machine.

5.) Add the egg mixture to the dry ingredients then whisk until smooth.

6.) Spoon batter into the machine, close the lid and cook until waffles are browned and well risen.

7.) Remove waffles from the machine, transfer to serving plates, cut in half, if liked and top each one with a spoonful of crème fraiche or yogurt, summer fruits and a light dusting of sifted icing sugar then drizzle with fruit sauce to taste.

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4th July Berry Waffles: American Independence Day:

About this post- Recipe and photo credit by Seasonal Berries. So what do you think of these berry waffles?

Fancy trying them?

What are your favourite toppings?

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  1. Niki
    5 July 2021 / 02:39

    Yum! These would look perfect on a red, white, and blue tablescape! Great for Memorial Day, Flag Day, the 4th, & Labor Day. Thanks for sharing on Happiness is Homemade!

  2. Mikki
    2 May 2012 / 01:19

    I simply love reading your recipes. You make them simple, but the terminology is more formal than the typical American recipes 🙂 That said, I really do appreciate your measurement conversions, as I plan to make some of these goodies this summer. Thanks so much for joining Flock Together this week at Mom’s Best Nest !

  3. Kit @ i-lostinausten
    1 May 2012 / 09:01

    Wow! Nicely presented & love the Berry Melba sauce with it! LOL Great idea with the cheated waffles! I might just do that & try your Berry sauce! heheheh 🙂

  4. Elpiniki
    1 May 2012 / 08:33

    Just AMAZING!!! So beautiful presenattion!