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Finn's Cafe owner shares waffle recipe

By | Posted - Mar. 7, 2011 at 6:00 a.m.

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SALT LAKE CITY -- Finn Gurholt, owner and chef of Finn's Cafe, recently won the award for Best Breakfast from Salt Lake Magazine's dining awards. He cooked up the café's traditional Norwegian waffles for KSL.

Finn's Cafe Traditional Norwegian Waffles

Ingredients: 6 eggs
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup sour cream
1 cup flour
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon cardamom
1/8 teaspoon dried ginger
cooking spray
waffle toppings


  1. Combine 6 eggs and 1 cup of sugar. Whip until firm peaks are formed.
  2. Blend in 1/4 cups of sour cream.
  3. Add 1 cup flour and 1/8 teaspoon each of nutmeg, cardamom and dried ginger; fold in until thoroughly mixed.
  4. Chill batter in refrigerator for at least 1 hour.


Preheat waffle iron and mist with cooking spray (Pam). Gently pour in batter. Cook until golden brown (2-4 minutes).

Traditionally served with sour cream and lingonberries, but also goes great with any of your favorite jams, syrups or butters!


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