Black Forest Waffles

chocolate waffles topped with whipped cream and cherry sauce

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These black forest waffles are everything you love about the classic dessert rolled into a decadent breakfast treat. Dark chocolate waffles topped with fresh whipped cream and a homemade cherry sauce… What’s not to love about this summery dish?



For the cherry sauce:

For the whipped cream:

For the dark chocolate waffles:


  1. Place sliced and pitted cherries in a medium-size sauce pan with the sugar and 2 tablespoons of water.
  2. Cook the cherries over medium heat until tender.
  3. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch with 2 teaspoons of water. Stir until all the lumps are gone.
  4. Pour the cornstarch into the cherry sauce, whisking continuously.
  5. Cook at a low boil for another 2-3 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened.
  6. In a large bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients for the waffles.
  7. Create a well in the dry ingredients.
  8. In a medium bowl, whisk together the milk, oil, vanilla and egg yolks.
  9. Pour the mixture into the well in the dry ingredients, and whisk together until just combined.
  10. Melt the chocolate and gently fold it into the waffle batter.
  11. In another bowl, use an electric mixer to beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  12. Fold the egg whites into the waffle batter until just combined.
  13. Pour the batter into a preheated waffle iron and cook until crisp.
  14. In a medium-size bowl, whip the heavy whipping cream and vanilla extract until soft peaks form.
  15. Spoon the whipped cream onto waffles and top with the cherry sauce.


Waffle recipe adapted from Bon Appetit


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