Children will love these for breakfast. They are good with fresh fruit and even some maple syrup. Adults will probably enjoy them more for dessert, with a scoop of ice cream and some hot fudge sauce.


  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter
  • 2 squares (2 ounces) unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 cups cake flour or 2 cups minus 2 tablespoons white flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


Melt the butter and chocolate together over low heat, stirring frequently, or melt in a small bowl in a microwave oven. (When I use a microwave oven to melt, I do the chocolate alone, on about 75 percent power for about 1 minute. Then I drop in the butter and microwave about 30 seconds more.) Set aside a moment while you continue.
Combine the cake flour, sugar, baking soda, and baking powder and sift together into a large bowl. Beat the milk, egg, and vanilla together in a small cup and pour into the dry ingredients along with the chocolate mixture. Beat until blended, but don't worry if the batter isn't perfectly smooth - it will be fine when baked.
Scoop the batter into the hot waffle iron - each 4-inch waffle takes about 1/4 cup of batter-and bake for about 2 minutes, or until the steaming stops and the waffle is cooked through. (Tear open the first one to be certain.) Serve hot. Leftovers can be wrapped airtight and reheated in the toaster.

Makes about 10 4 inch squares.

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Submitted 6/14/06.
Submitted By: L Mandrake

Chocolate Waffles