Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Famous Belgian Waffles - Blueberries and Cream Cheese

There's always room for dessert. It just so happened that my dessert could also pass for breakfast.

Klaris and I didn't have to travel far from work to satisfy my sweet craving. If you can believe it, Star Mall in Shaw Blvd. is home to a newly-opened Famous Belgian Waffles food kiosk. Just a trivia, what is known as  a Belgian waffle in North America is actually called a  Brussels waffle in Belgium. The Belgian waffle is supposed to be larger and crisper than the "original waffle" -- the Liege waffle, which has an impressive 600-year history. The Belgian waffle also has deeper honeycomb pockets and is usually topped with confectioner's sugar, chocolate, whipped cream and/or fruits.

Famous Belgian Waffles adds a bit of a twist to your usual Belgian waffle by folding it into an easy-to-eat "waffle sandwich". So, is this self-advertised "latest craze in town" worth it?

My favorite fillings and toppings for donuts, cakes, and bagels would be blueberries and cream cheese, so choosing a flavor was an easy decision for me.

Famous Belgian Waffles are freshly-baked as advertised. The waffle itself is crispy outside and soft inside.  And well, who can go wrong with a combination of blueberries and cream cheese? My only complaint is that I wanted more blueberries and cheese inside my waffle.

All in all, Famous Belgian waffles makes for a great snack, breakfast, or heavy dessert for 55 pesos. Other items on the menu would only cost you 30-45 pesos. Not bad huh?

If you're not a blueberry/cream cheese fan, you can also choose from other flavors: Plain, Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Cheddar Cheese, Strawberry, Cream Cheese, Blueberry, Hazelnut, Ham and Cheddar, Banana Peanut Butter, Banana Chocolate, Chocolate Peanut Butter, Banana Hazelnut, Ham and Cream Cheese, and Strawberry Cream Cheese.

Famous Belgian Waffles is open for franchise. This branch is located at the 2nd floor, Star Mall, Shaw Blvd., Mandaluyong, Metro Manila.