Waffle dippers with dark chocolate sauce

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Waffle dippers with dark chocolate sauce (Photo: Misha Jordaan)
Waffle dippers with dark chocolate sauce (Photo: Misha Jordaan)
Prep Time: 10 min
Servings: 2-10
Cooking Time: 20 min
  • 250ml - cake flour
  • 15ml - sugar
  • 2,5ml - baking powder
  • 1,2ml - bicarbonate of soda
  • - pinch of salt
  • - grated zest of 1 orange
  • 60ml - chocolate chips (optional)
  • 250ml - buttermilk
  • 30ml - melted butter
  • 5ml - vanilla essence
  • - 1 egg
  • 100g - chocolate, finely chopped
  • 60ml - cream
  • - pinch of salt

Grease a waffle machine with non-stick spray.

1 Waffles Mix the flour, sugar, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, salt, orange zest and chocolate chips (if using) in a mixing bowl.

2 Whisk the remaining ingredients together well in a jug.

3 Pour the buttermilk mixture into the flour mixture and mix well. Set aside while you prepare the sauce.

4 Chocolate sauce Put the chocolate and cream in a microwave-safe glass bowl or jug. Heat for a minute and mix well. If the chocolate hasn’t melted completely, heat for another 30 seconds. Stir in the salt.

5 Heat the waffle machine and spoon some of the batter in, making sure the batter covers the entire surface. Cook until done and repeat with the rest of the batter.

6 Slice the waffles and serve with the chocolate sauce for dipping.

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