Recipe

Wonderful waffles with chocolate fudge sauce

Enjoy this wonderful waffles recipe for an indulgent weekend breakfast or brunch (or even dessert!). Top with strawberries and a decadent chocolate fudge sauce for a real treat

  • 30 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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This recipe first appeared in Woman's Day.
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Ingredients

  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1/3 cup caster sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 litre chocolate ice cream
  • 250 gram strawberries, hulled, halved (optional)
Chocolate fudge sauce
  • 200 gram dark chocolate
  • 1/2 cup thickened cream
  • 1/4 cup golden syrup

Method

  • 1
    In a small bowl, using an electric mixer, beat yolks and sugar together until thickand pale.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, soda and salt together. Make a well in the centre, then gradually whisk in egg mixture, buttermilk, water and oil until smooth.
  • 3
    In a clean bowl, using an electric mixer, beat egg whitesto stiff peaks. Lightly fold through batter until just combined. Chill, covered, for 2 hours to rest.
  • 4
    Place a lined tray in freezer for 15 minutes. Scoop ice cream into 8 balls and place on chilled tray. Refreeze until required.
  • 5
    Preheat a waffle iron to hot. Spray liberally with oil. Pour over enough batter to just cover base of iron. Close iron and cook for 2-3 minutes or until waffle is puffed and golden brown. Transfer to a tray and repeat with remaining batter. Cool.
  • 6
    For the chocolate fudge sauce: In a small saucepan, combineall the ingredients over low heat, stirring until melted and smooth. Cool.
  • 7
    Place one waffle on a serving plate. Working quickly, arrange half the ice cream on top of waffle. Repeat layers, finishing with a third waffle and press down gently.
  • 8
    Pile berries on top and drizzle over sauce. Serve straight away.