Dark Choclate Waffles

Ellen Moberly


They call this square food. I call it delish.

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2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
unsweetened, cocoa powder
1/4 c
(packed) brown sugar
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
kosher salt
large eggs, separated
2 c
1/2 c
olive oil
1 tsp
vanilla extract
6 oz
bittersweet chocolate, chopped fine, at least 70% cacao
nontick vegetable oil spray
unsalted butter
warm pure maple syrup (for serving)


1Preheat oven to 250°.

2Make a well in the center and add egg yolks, buttermilk, oil, and vanilla. Blend with a fork, then gradually incorporate dry ingredients, mixing just until combined.

3Using an electric mixer on medium-high speed, beat egg whites in a small bowl until soft peaks form.

4Working in 2 batches, fold egg whites into batter just until combined.

5Fold in chocolate.

6Heat a waffle iron until very hot; lightly coat with nonstick spray.

7Working in batches, cook waffles until cooked through.

8Transfer to a wire rack set inside a baking sheet, cover loosely with foil, and keep warm in oven until ready to serve.

9Serve waffles with butter and syrup.

10DO AHEAD: Batter with egg whites can be made 4 hours ahead. Cover and chill.

11Bon Appetit
Jan 29, 2014
Ahn Mah

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American