Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Homemade Chocolate-Blueberry Belgian Waffles with "Presto Flipside" Waffle Maker

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A few weeks ago I bought this Presto Flipside Belgian Waffle Maker from CSN Stores to try my hand at making homemade waffles.My son has been looking forward to home-made waffles ever since this package arrived at our doorstep.I am so happy with the purchase because this waffle maker makes some awesome thick Belgian Waffles that is crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside..just how a nice waffle is supposed to taste like. I used the same Krusteaz Pancake mix that I used for making my Butternut Squash Pancakes that I posted a couple of weeks ago but jazzed up the batter with some Dutch processed Cocoa Powder and frozen blueberries. And I topped my perfectly perfect pancake with cut-up banana, strawberries,blueberries and of-course a healthy drizzle of maple syrup. Yum-O!

Ingredients(For 3 Scrumptious Belgian Waffles):
  • 2 Cups Kruteaz Pancake Mix
  • 1-1/2 Cups + 2 Tbsp Skimmed Milk
  • 3 Tbsp Granulated Sugar (Add 1 Tbsp more if you like it really sweet)
  • 3-4 Tbsp Dutch-processed Cocoa Powder
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2/3 Cup Frozen Blueberries
  • Preheat the Waffle-maker for about 5 minutes.
  • Make the batter by mixing all the ingredients and stir enough to combine. Its okay if the batter is lumpy. Let it sit for about 5 minutes or so.Pour them into a measuring cup/batter bowl or any bowl that has a spout to conveniently dispense the batter.
  • Grease the insides of the waffle-maker with a oil dipped paper and pour about 3/4th of a cup of batter.
  • Close the lid and set the timer for 4 minutes.
  • Now flip the handle from right to left.
  • Cook the waffle for 4 minutes. The timer will beep when the time is up. There will be steam arising from the sides which pretty much stops around 4 minutes..If steaming hasn't stopped continue to cook for half minute - minute more.
  • Open lid and be ready to clap eyes on a perfect homemade waffle. Those purplish stains on the waffle are the nothing but blueberry stains. 
  • Use a steak knife to loosen the edges and lift the waffles.
  • Repeat the above steps for the remaining batter. Batter should be sufficient to make 2 more.
  • Top the warm waffles with choice of fruits and a healthy drizzle of maple syrup.
Nothing beats homemade waffles.So what are you waiting for? Hurry up and get yourself one from CSN Stores that has a wide selection of Waffle-makers.

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  1. I'll have to get some of that pancake mix. I tried making some pumpkin waffles for the first time and they didn't really turn out. These look so good! yum!

  2. Yummy, great looking waffles..thanks for the recipe!

  3. woowww.. perfect waffle. love it.. looks so delicious..

  4. They look great! It's been a while since I made waffles.

  5. Omg, waffles looks absolutely marvellous...feel like having some..

  6. Awesome clicks... Lovely waffles and drooling over your pics.. Just yummy..

  7. Delicious home made chocolate blueberry waffle, cute waffle maker too.

  8. I recently got a waffle maker also! Best purchase ever! I'm loving these waffles you made...super delicious.

  9. Excellent Pics of the waffles dear. You have created a yummy dessert.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  10. putting the new waffle maker to use eh!?:)
    those waffles look so perfect and chocolatey...yummm! I am too tempted to buy my own!
    Smitha's Spicy Flavors

  11. I am craving for waffles now! Looks delicious!

  12. Has come out so perfect,looks so so yummy and tempting,drooling :)

  13. The Waffle maker look so lovely, and the chocolate version of waffles is yum!

    Lite Bite

  14. Lovely Waffles...I bet Kids would love them :)


  15. that is one fancy waffle maker...i have never tasted choc waffles...n i don own a waffle maker to make one..i think il just have to wait it out :(

  16. Choco waffles looks super delicious..craving for waffles now.

  17. oh you make waffles at home that too so good looking can i come this sunday for breakfast ;o)

  18. OMG that waffle looks scrumptious and beautiful colors and topping.. wish i can have that for bf daily..

  19. I just bought a waffle iron too. I love making waffles at home now. Chocolate ones sound really good:)

  20. Looks so tempting..Even here akshata is asking me to do this...I too need to buy one...

    Such a delicious breakfast..Kids sure do...Love it...

  21. mm..sounds like a good buy!!!
    waffle looks simply perfect n yumm!!

  22. thank you for linking looks wonderful and colourful

  23. I love waffles and these look yummmm
    I am craving some now.. want a bite off the screen!

  24. Awesome.. and i have started my event Treat to Eyes series-2, do participate:)


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