Chocolate waffles with caramel sauce, whipped cream and fresh raspberries with a cup of hot coffee on a white wooden table. Premium Photo

INGREDIENTS:

1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

1 cup granulated sugar

1 ½ tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. vanilla extract

½ tsp. salt

2 large eggs

½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter

¾ cup milk

2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, cut into chunks

 DIRECTIONS:

  • Sift together flour, baking powder and salt to blend thoroughly; set aside.
  • In large microwave-safe bowl, microwave butter and chocolate on HIGH 1 minute or until butter is melted. Stir chocolate until completely melted.
  • Whisk in sugar and vanilla (Be sure mixture is not hot enough to cook eggs when added; cool slightly, if necessary).
  • Beat in eggs, 1 at a time.
  • Add flour mixture, in 3 parts, alternately with milk, in 2 parts (Batter will thicken as chocolate cools.)
  • Pour or spoon batter onto hot, greased waffle maker and bake.
  • Serve with sweetened, quartered strawberries and whipped cream. For a special treat, top waffles with ice cream, caramel or fudge sauce, whipped cream and toasted nuts.
  • Makes about 3 cups batter
  • For Double Chocolate Waffles:
  • Stir 1⁄3 cup mini chocolate morsels into prepared batter; bake as directed.