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Double Chocolate Belgian Waffles

Double Chocolate Belgian Waffles

Double Chocolate Belgian Waffles

I thought I’d feel more guilty about writing this post. Actually, I thought I’d feel guiltier about eating the waffles that this post is about. Guess what? I don’t. In fact, I’m really just planning the next time that I can make these for an at-home brunch. 

Double Chocolate Belgian Waffles

Double Chocolate Belgian Waffles

I crave brownies often – something I’m sure I have in common with most people. But for some reason, my brownies are never as good as my mom’s. And plus I don’t even like to make them, I’d much prefer mixing up a batch of cookies instead. Every once in a while though, I do get the urge to make a batch of brownies, more for the batter-licking than anything.

I don’t think it’s normal for a person to wake up on a Sunday afternoon craving brownies. I popped online to do some browsing and found edible perspective’s enticing recipe. To be honest, I spent way too long drooling over her extensive collection of breakfast recipes before deciding to recreate this one. I don’t know how she ever thought of such a thing, but a chocolate waffle has to be the best idea ever. Off to the kitchen we went.

Double Chocolate Belgian Waffles

Our first batch was a bit on the overdone side. Lesson learned: it’s a good idea to take the waffle out about 30 seconds before the waffle maker says it’s done. The texture firms up just the right amount as it cools.

Double Chocolate Belgian Waffles

Gluten-free and low in sugar, these chocolate waffles aren’t as sinful as they appear. They do look a little spooky – appropriate for this time of the year.

Next time, I’ll be topping them with macerated berries and a healthy mountain of whipped cream. [Because obviously, the chocolate shavings and chocolate syrup just weren’t enough.]

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Double Chocolate Belgian Waffles
 
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Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 6
  • Calories: 2011
  • Fat: 137g
  • Saturated fat: 96g
  • Unsaturated fat: 31g
  • Carbohydrates: 175g
  • Sugar: 68g
  • Sodium: 828mg
  • Fiber: 16g
  • Protein: 36g
  • Cholesterol: 392mg
Recipe type: Breakfast
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Decadent, rich chocolate waffles, perfect for a sinful Sunday brunch.
Ingredients
  • ⅓ c. oat flour
  • ⅓ c. rice flour
  • ¼ c. cocoa powder
  • 3 Tbsp. almond meal
  • ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
  • 6 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • ⅓ c. sucanat
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 oz. chocolate chips
  • 1 Tbsp. chocolate syrup
  • 1 Tbsp. dark chocolate shavings [optional]
  • 1 Tbsp. powdered sugar [optional]
Instructions
  1. Whisk together oat flour, rice flour, cocoa powder, almond meal, baking powder, and salt until well-combined.
  2. Melt 3 oz. chocolate chips and 6 Tbsp. of coconut oil in a double boiler. Stir until melted and combined.
  3. Remove mixture from the heat and stir in sucanat.
  4. Turn on waffle iron and spray with olive oil.
  5. Stir in eggs to chocolate mixture. Add vanilla.
  6. Add chocolate mixture to flour mixture and stir until combined. Do not over stir.
  7. Spoon batter into waffle iron.
  8. Top with powdered sugar, shaved chocolate, chocolate syrup, whipped cream, berries, or whatever your heart desires.
Notes
This recipe makes 6 - 5 inch waffles.

 

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4 comments

    • thefitchen 24 October, 2013 at 12:54 Reply

      Hello! We make our own flour in our blender and for this specific recipe we had dry basmati rice on hand so we made flour out of that. Brown rice flour would work perfectly for this though! :) Thanks for your question!

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