Recipes Inspired by Your Favorite United Onboard Snacks - United Hub

From in-flight to in-home: Recipes inspired by your favorite onboard snack

By The Hub team

From the official recommendation on how long to warm up your stroopwafel over coffee, to giving your banana bread a little something extra, to a dessert that is perfect for those warm summer months, we partnered with Daelmans to bring you recipes to take you back to 30,000 feet.

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Daelmans Stroopwafel candy bark

Halloween is all treats and no tricks with this delicious Stroopwafel Candy Bark!


  • 1 Daelmans Stroopwafel
  • ½ cups chocolate (dark or white)
  • Candy eyes
  • Halloween sprinkles


  • 6x4 inch candy bark mold
  • Baking sheet
  • Sauce pan


1. Place the 6x4 inch candy bark mold onto the baking sheet. Cut the Stroopwael in unequal pieces

2. Cut the chocolate into small cubes and put into a heatproof bowl. Place the bowl over a saucepan and heat the bowl to melt the chocolate until completely melted.

3. Pour the melted chocolate into the candy bark mold and spread evenly.

4. Decorate the chocolate bar while still liquid with the Stroopwael, candy eyes and Halloween sprinkles.

5. Place the candy bark in the fridge until chocolate hardens. Take the candy bark out of the mold and enjoy!

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 0

Total time: 15 minutes

Daelmans Stroopwafel banana bread

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We are officially fans of this stroopwafel banana bread. Super light, not too sweet and a delicious crispy caramel top.

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Daelmans Stroopwafel banana bread.pdf

Daelmans Stroopwafel Banana Bread


  • 3 small overripe peeled bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup of vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 ½ cups (spelt) flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 packet of Daelmans Stroopwafels or 10 stroops


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and line the loaf pan with baking paper or grease it well.
  2. Remove the skin of the bananas and mash them finely. Mix the banana mash with the eggs, oil and vanilla extract.
  3. Add the flour, sugar, cinnamon powder and baking powder and mix well with a whisk.
  4. Chop the stroopwafels into pieces with a knife. Spoon about 2/3 through the batter.
  5. Pour the batter into the loaf pan and divide the rest of the stroopwafels on top.
  6. Bake for about 50 minutes in the middle of the oven.
  7. Remove the banana bread from the oven and allow to cool.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 60 minutes

Total: 80 minutes

Daelmans Stroopwafel coffee pairing

One of our favorite ways to enjoy a Daelmans Stroopwafel on board is to warm it up over a steaming hot cup of coffee or tea. Daelmans calls it "wake the wafel", a Dutch ritual to get more gooey goodness out of your stroopwafel.

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Daelmans Stroopwafel and coffee.pdf

A Daelmans Stroopwafel with a cup of coffee


  • Daelmans Stroopwafel
  • A cup of coffee or tea


  1. Start by placing your stroopwafel on top of your cup.
  2. Wait for about two minutes to allow the caramel to get soft — it will transform into a gooey, irresistible indulgence.
  3. Your wafel is now "awake."

Daelmans Stoopwafel ice cream sandwiches

Craving an ice cream sandwich? This recipe calls for Daelmans Jumbo Stroopwafels and your favorite ice cream flavor. This quick and easy recipe will be enjoyed by the whole family.

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Daelmans Stroopwafel ice cream sandwiches.pdf

Ice cream sandwiches with Daelmans Stroopwafel


  • 8 Daelmans Jumbo Stroopwafels
  • Ice cream (pick your favorite flavor)
*Serves four


          1. For four people, you will need eight Daelmans Jumbo Stroopwafels. You can choose the original caramel flavor or another flavor.
          2. On four of the stroopwafels, add one scoop of your favorite ice cream. Feeling indecisive? Combine different flavors to experiment.
          3. Put the remaining four stroopwafels on top of the scoop of ice cream to make a sandwich, and press the two waffles firmly together so that the ice cream fills the whole waffle.
          4. Now all you have to do is enjoy.

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          1. Download the United app for contactless bag check, travel assistance and more

          Before your flight, download the United app to view your flight status, check in, sign up for flight notifications, locate departure gates, access our free personal device entertainment when available and more. We've also updated our app with new features that can make your trip a little safer, including contactless bag check.

          Don't forget to use Agent on Demand for help with any and all questions you may have before your flight. This new capability is available at all our U.S. hub airports and allows you to use your own mobile device to contact a customer service agent via phone, video or chat to help with day-of-travel questions while you're at the airport. Learn more about Agent on Demand here.

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          "We are committed to helping the global community in any way we can, and we all must work together to do our part to bring this health and humanitarian crisis to an end," said Director of Cargo Specialty Products Manu Jacobs.

          We will leverage our expertise to transport these critical pharmaceutical and healthcare shipments around the world safely, efficiently and expediently. We are proud to partner with the United Nations to support this global effort and provide equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines.

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