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Chocolate Peanut Butter Waffle Recipe

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It’s no secret that chocolate and peanut butter make a delicious combo. These two together are the quintessential comfort treat. That is why when we heard about the following recipe, we just knew we had to try it: Chocolate peanut butter waffles.

Waffles are a breakfast staple but this decadent recipe is more like a dessert. It wouldn’t be a stretch to serve it as such after your main course at dinner with a few tweaks to the Alton Brown-inspired recipe. Think about it: chocolate rich waffles with a delicious, gooey thick peanut butter sauce. Serve it à la mode with a scoop of ice cream and you’ve got heaven on a plate.

Go ahead, indulge.

CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER WAFFLE RECIPE

What You Need

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons toasted almond slivers
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream or milk
  • 1 scoop vanilla (or any flavor) ice cream – Optional

How to Make It

  1. Preheat your waffle iron following manufacturer’s directions.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt, and baking soda in a large bowl. Whisk to combine.
  3. Beat together eggs, oil, vanilla, and buttermilk in a medium bowl until combined.
  4. Stir wet mixture into the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  5. Cook the waffles following your waffle maker’s directions.
  6. While the waffles are cooking, prepare the sauce by stirring together the peanut butter and cream in a small sauce pan over low heat. Stir until well combined and melted.
  7. Drizzle the peanut butter sauce over the cooked waffles and top off with almond slivers.
  8. As an optional last step, add a scoop of ice cream over the waffles.
  9. Dig in!

This recipe yields 5 large waffles.

Preheat waffle iron according to instructions.
In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. Whisk to combine.
In a medium bowl, beat together the eggs, oil, vanilla, and buttermilk until combined.
Stir the wet ingredients into the dry and mix until just combined.
Cook the waffles according to the directions on your waffle maker.
While the waffles are cooking, prepare the peanut butter sauce. In a small sauce pan over low heat, stir together the peanut butter and cream until well combined and melted.
Drizzle the peanut butter sauce over the cooked waffles.
Read more at http://www.bunsinmyoven.com/2013/05/30/chocolate-waffles-with-peanut-butter-sauce/#5xVoAFkgQGJpX5BV.9

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