Bread Cheese Waffles

Bread Cheese WafflesA while back I discovered Bread Cheese, or Juustoleipä as its been known for over 200 years in Sweden and Northern Finland where it originated. It’s a pretty unique cheese in the sense that it’s baked during the cheesemaking process, which caramelizes the sugars on the outside of the cheese creating a brown crust.

The thing that I love most about Bread Cheese though is that it doesn’t melt quite like regular cheese does and is actually meant to be heated or sautéed prior to serving.

I first used it to create a grilled cheese that was made completely out of cheese. After that I made a few more of my 100% cheese grilled cheese sandwiches, added a couple burger patties and some bacon and came up with the Bread Cheese Bacon Double Cheeseburger. Since then though I’ve mostly just been frying the cheese and drizzling syrup on it, which is how I came up with my most recent idea — Bread Cheese Waffles!

I once again used cheese from Brunkow and Carr Valley — this time chopping it into squares that were perfectly waffle-sized. I then plugged in my waffle maker, waited for it to preheat, placed the two Bread Cheese squares into it and pressed down on the lid. 45 seconds later my Bread Cheese Waffles were finished! Now, I know that this isn’t really any different than just frying the Bread Cheese in a pan and adding syrup but come on, how awesome does it look in waffle form!?

4 Comments on Bread Cheese Waffles

  1. Susanne
    August 17, 2014 at 10:44 am (1 year ago)

    Be still my heart. I must make these!!!!

  2. Stephanie
    April 26, 2015 at 8:05 am (6 months ago)

    I like all of your waffle ideas. You should try a hash Brown waffle. It’s exactly how it sounds. I found out best to use tater tots on the waffle maker. Salt and pepper to taste. I dice onions and peppers on top and serve with sour cream

    • Nick Chipman
      April 26, 2015 at 8:57 am (6 months ago)

      I LOVE the hash brown waffle idea! I’m totally trying it! Thanks for the tip!


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