Recipe | Cherry Chocolate Belgian Waffles

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To date I’ve lost 18 amazing pounds.¬†After having never intentionally losing a single pound in my life I decided to celebrate with a very indulgent treat.

Cherry Chocolate Belgian Waffles.

Oh yes. They’re as good as they sound, maybe even better.

Even though we typically think of waffles as a breakfast food I would most definitely classify these as a dessert. The chocolate flavor is rich, the cherry pie filling is sweet and the big dollop of whipped cream just wraps these waffles up in yumminess.

cherry chocolate belgian waffles

But I can’t take full credit for this dessert because I couldn’t have done it without the KitchenAid Pro Line Series Waffle Baker. Aside from the stand mixer, it’s the one appliance I think every kitchen deserves to have which is why I included it in my kitchen e-store. I’ll be giving you more details in a full review of this product very soon … and a giveaway of one too! (exciting right?) But for now, I just wanted to share this great recipe. It’s my one indulgence for the week and I’ll also be sharing some very healthy waffle recipes that you’ll want to eat on a regular basis.

Cherry Chocolate Belgian Waffles Recipe
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Type: Dessert
Serves: 2 waffles
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips
  • 1 can cherry pie filling
  • whipped cream
  1. Preheat waffle baker according to manufacturers directions.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt and baking soda until combined.
  3. In another medium mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, melted butter, vanilla extract and buttermilk until combined.
  4. Pour the liquid mixture into the dry ingredients and stir gently, just until combined.
  5. Add chocolate chips to the batter and let rest while the waffle baker is pre-heating.
  6. Pour half the batter into your waffle baker and cook according to manufacturers directions (about 3-1/2 minutes).
  7. Serve warm topped with cherry pie filling and whipped cream.
This recipe creates (2) 7-1/2 inch Belgian waffles.

cherry chocolate belgian waffles 2

Disclosure – I was provided with the waffle baker described in this post.

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    • says

      Definitely. I actually almost did strawberries because we had just bought a whole carton of them but then I dipped them and Emma nabbed the rest.

      • says

        No, but I feel like I need to go buy one right now!! Hahaha :) We’re moving in July/August to a bigger apartment hopefully. Once we’re settled in I’m getting one!

  1. Eileen says

    So I’d love to try these but I have a smaller waffler. Do you think the recipe would work for that? It really does look like dessert and I know my family would love…esp. my 12 year old foodie!

    Congrats on your success with the eating plan! I am having a heck of a time at this part of my life with that struggle. Getting old is a bumpy ride and I do mean BUMPY!

    • says

      Absolutely, you’ll just end up with more waffles. This made 2 of the big Belgians so I’m guessing maybe 6-8 of the smaller square ones.

  2. Ashley says

    Real Belgian waffles without yeast or beaten egg whites? I might have to try this.