Black Forest Waffles

5 Servings
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

1 cup heavy whipping cream
3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
3 tablespoons shortening
1-3/4 cups cake flour
6 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs, separated
1 cup milk
1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
Chocolate sprinkles or fresh mint, optional

In a small bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add
confectioners’ sugar; beat until soft peaks form. Refrigerate until
In a microwave, melt chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth.
Cool slightly. In a large bowl, whisk flour, sugar, baking powder
and salt. In another bowl, whisk egg yolks and milk until blended.
Stir in chocolate mixture. Add to dry ingredients; stir just until
In a clean bowl, beat egg whites until stiff but not dry. Fold into
batter. Bake in a preheated waffle iron according to manufacturer’s
directions until set.
Serve with whipped cream and pie filling. If desired, top with


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