Fluffy Black Forest Waffles

Gather your family and share in this sweet, no sugar added, chocolatey feast. The perfectly delicious way to begin your day.

Vegan No sugar added 

Recipe by Healthy Natty

Makes approx. 16 waffles

Ingredients

Waffles (dry) :

  • 1 cup of plain wholemeal flour
  • 1 cup of self-raising wholemeal flour
  • 1/2 a tbsp. of baking powder
  • 4 tbsp. of cocao powder
  • 2 tsp. of powdered stevia
  • A pinch of salt

Waffles (wet):

  • 1 tbsp. of vanilla essence
  • 2 tbsp. of liquid from a jar of morello cherries
  • ¼ of a cup of vegetable oil
  • 2 cups of almond milk

Chocolate Ganache:

  • 3x 45g bars of Well Naturally No Sugar Added Rich Dark Chocolate 
  • 6 tablespoons of coconut cream

Whipped Cream:

  • 1 cup of coconut milk solids  (keep 2 tins in the fridge, open gently and only use the solids from the top)
  • ½ a cup of coconut cream solids (as above –1 tin will suffice)
  • 1 tsp. of rice flour
  • ½ a tsp of vanilla paste

To top:

  • 2 cups of Morello cherries
  • 1 cup of fresh cherries, pitted and halved.

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Method

Waffles:

  1. In a large bowl, place your flours, baking powder, cocao powder, stevia and salt. Combine thoroughly with a wooden spoon and then make a well in the centre.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix together your wet ingredients (vanilla, cherry liquid, oil and almond milk)
  3. Pour your wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until a smooth batter is formed.
  4. Cook in a waffle maker as per machine instructions.

Chocolate Ganache:

  1. Melt your chocolate bars gently over a double boiler, stirring frequently with a metal spoon.
  2. Once the chocolate as melted, turn off the heat and quickly stir in the coconut cream. Set aside.

Whipped Cream:

  1. In a large bowl, combine your coconut and coconut milk solids with the sifted rice flour and vanilla.
  2. Using electric beaters, whip the mixture until it is well combined.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 15 minutes before serving.

Cherries for serving

  1. Combine Morello and fresh cherries in a small bowl and mix together.

To serve

  1. Layer waffles with a spread of ganache between each layer and a few cherries from the mix.
  2. Finish by topping with more ganache, whipped ‘cream’, cherries and shavings of Well Naturally Dark or Milk chocolate.

 

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