These Chocolate Buttermilk Waffles are delicious served for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner. Top it off with fresh strawberries and whipped cream!

Chocolate Buttermilk Waffles

Friends, what are spring and Easter without waffles? We are a waffle family, for sure. In fact, we even take our waffle iron out camping!

This time we made Chocolate Buttermilk Waffles, and they are DE-LISH-IOUS.

Chocolate Buttermilk Waffles

Chocolate Buttermilk Waffles

Maybe you’re hosting a sit-down dinner for Easter, but if it’s going to be brunch, or a more casual buffet, these waffles are very pretty served with fresh strawberries and whipped cream!

Chocolate Buttermilk Waffles

I love this picture of my sisters and me at Easter – 1969 in Medford, Oregon!

Easter sisters 1969

My parents gave us cowgirl hats filled with green grass and jelly beans. If we were lucky growing up, we’d get 1 piece of chocolate, which we savored!

Chocolate Buttermilk Waffles

Today, I enjoy chocolate almost every day. It’s a staple in our home, and a great snack when you need “just a bite.”

Not a chocolate fan?

How to use pancake mix for waffles at Harry & David

I’m also over at Harry & David’s blog today sharing how you can take a pancake mix, and make waffles with it! Do you love lemon on waffles? Then you’ll love this simple trick and tip to making QUICK, delicious buttermilk waffles.

Happy prepping for Easter!

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Chocolate Buttermilk Waffles

Chocolate Buttermilk Waffles
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Chocolate Buttermilk Waffles

Double the recipe. Chocolate chips are optional. Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown, 2005.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • Tbsp. sugar
  • 1/2 cup  cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp.  baking powder
  • 1 tsp.  salt
  • 1/2 tsp.  baking soda
  • 3 whole eggs, beaten
  • 2 ounces unsalted butter, melted and slightly cooled
  • 1 tsp.  pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups  buttermilk, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips, optional
  • Vegetable spray, for waffle iron
  • Fresh strawberries
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

Instructions

  • Preheat waffle iron according to manufacturer’s directions.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. In another bowl, beat together the eggs and melted butter and vanilla, and then add the buttermilk. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir in the chocolate chips just until combined. Allow to rest for 5 minutes.
  • Slice the strawberries and set aside.
  • For whipped cream, add the cream to a bowl. Using an electric mixer or stand mixer, whip the cream until almost thick, and add in the powdered sugar and vanilla. Whip for another minute or so, until thick and creamy.
  • Ladle the recommended amount of waffle batter onto the center of the iron. Close the iron top and cook until the waffle is crispy on both sides, and is easily removed from iron. Serve immediately or keep warm in a 200 degree F oven until ready to serve.
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These Chocolate Buttermilk Waffles are delicious served for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner. Top it off with fresh strawberries and whipped cream!

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