Sweet Waffles

Sweet Waffles with Berries, Chocolate, Ice Cream & Coulis… Perfect Treat for Valentines!

So, its nearly Valentines day again. I realise that this can be a sore subject, but honestly, its just another day! I’m not really one for all the Valentines hype as I find the day far too expensive and overpriced, so I usually just stay in with take-out and go out for dinner the day after and its half the price! However, I am all about Valentines food. It’s indulgent, its delicious, and its the perfect excuse for a bit of baking!

I wasn’t really sure what to do this year, but after Andrew James sent me a lovely new Waffle Maker to try out, I knew I couldn’t resist making this a Valentines recipe! Its the perfect amount for two (with a little spare if you’re not feeling as greedy as I) as it makes 4-6 waffles in the Waffle Maker I used!

The Jamie Oliver recipe I based this one is designed as a Breakfast Waffle recipe really, but I made mine a little sweeter for this purpose. They are perfect for Breakfast if you want to make the effort – I surprised my boyfriend with some the other day and he was very happy unsurprisingly! You can also make them for lunch, just leave out the sugar & vanilla and make them savoury! They’d be ideal with a bit of Bacon & Maple Syrup. (I might go make that after I have finished writing this… major craving.)

I was actually so satisfied with these pictures and how they came out. My new house isn’t the one for taking photos as it doesn’t have as big windows as my Parents house but I loved these. However, I wish there was smell-o-vision or taste-o-vision because these Photos don’t do this justice. They taste INCREDIBLE and oh my days! I only put two on each plate for the photo as it looked better and the plate was less ‘busy’. However, I did eat three waffles myself. So yay! ENJOY!

This recipe makes 4-6 Waffles!

Ingredients

Sweet Waffles
– 175g Self Raising Flour
– 1tsp Baking Powder
– 1tbsp Caster Sugar
– 1 Large Egg
– 250ml Whole Milk
– 1tsp Vanilla Extract

To Eat:
– Melted Chocolate
– Berries
– Ice-Cream
– Fruit Coulis
– etc!

Method

1) Add the Flour, Baking Powder and Sugar together in a large bowl and whisk together briefly till evenly distributed.

2) Add in the egg, the Vanilla, and then start slowly pouring the milk in whilst whisking so there aren’t any lumps! I put my bowl on top of a tea-towel or antislip mat so that I can pour with one hand and whisk with the other!

3) Once the mixture is smooth, turn on your Waffle Maker and wait till its at full temperature. Ladle in the batter mixture (Not so much that it overflows! You’ll learn the perfect amount through time…) and cook following your machines instructions! I like mine browner compared to pale, but after a few minutes of cooking without lifting the lid, check to see how they’re doing and go from there!

4) Carefully take your waffles out of the machine, and serve how you like. I served mine with some Melted Chocolate, Clotted Cream Ice Cream, Strawberries, Raspberries, and some Raspberry Coulis! Enjoy!

Tips and Ideas

This delightful recipe was inspired by Jamie Oliver!

These are best served & eaten immediately – however I’m sure they would last for the day and you could reheat them later!

You can buy this amazing Waffle Maker from Andrew James – they have other styles available, but mine is the 4 Slice Waffle Maker with Adjustable Temperature! You can buy it through them, or on Amazon Here!

ENJOY!

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J x

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11 Comments

  • Reply Hilary Hirtle February 9, 2017 at 10:55 am

    Well, if the Valentine’s date doesn’t work out, at least I have another option for a date that day! 😉 These look amazing!

  • Reply Nyah February 7, 2017 at 5:36 pm

    Lovely! Those look amazing!!! Keep up the good work!

  • Reply Nyah February 7, 2017 at 5:34 pm

    Lovely! Those look amazing!!!

  • Reply Rachael February 7, 2017 at 4:38 pm

    Oh my goodness, yes please, this looks so delicious!

    Rachael xx.
    theteacozykitchen.blogspot.co.uk

  • Reply Carolyn February 6, 2017 at 7:16 pm

    I just bought a waffle maker and haven’t really known where to start with it. Thank you so much or sharing this Jane, I was in need of some inspiration and ideas, thank you for sharing your recipe!

    Carolyn x
    Faithfully Carolyn

    • Reply Jane's Patisserie February 8, 2017 at 1:48 pm

      Ah thats perfect – I hope you love your waffle maker, its my favourite new gadget! x

  • Reply Jennie February 6, 2017 at 11:02 am

    YUM! How heavenly do these look! I love all that tempting fruit and all that chocolate drizzle. Waffle maker might be going onto my birthday wish list now….!
    Jennie x

    • Reply Jane's Patisserie February 6, 2017 at 12:02 pm

      Awh thanks Jennie! And I honestly recommend one, I am so so happy with mine and they’re much cheaper than I expected for the quality! x

  • Reply Charlotte @ What Charlotte Baked February 6, 2017 at 8:57 am

    I’ve got an Andrew James waffle maker – although mine makes little heart shaped ones which would be even more perfect for Valentine’s Day ❤️

    Fresh fruit, ice cream, and chocolate are definitely the best waffle toppings – I’m totally craving these right now ?

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