Chocolate Orange Waffles

Ingredients

250g/ 9 oz/1 2/3 cups plain (all-purpose) flour

2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

1 orange zest finely grated, fresh sliced

2 eggs

300 ml/10 1/2 fl oz/1 1/4 cups oats or soya milk

2 tbsp butter melted

Sunflower oil, for oiling the waffle maker

109ml /3 1/2 fl. Oz/ 1/2 cup maple syrup

125 g/ 4 1/2 oz / 1 cup pecan (optional ) nuts chopped

scoops vanilla or caramel ice cream mint sprigs to garnish.

Method

1. Put the oven on a low setting and put an electric waffle maker on to heat.

2.Mix the flour, cocoa, orange zest and baking powder in a bowl and make a well in the centre.

3.prepare the eggs and pour in the milk then use a whisk to gradually incorporate all of the flour from around the outside, followed by the melted butter.

4.Spoon some of the batter into the waffle maker and close the lid. Cook for 4 minutes, or according to the manufacturer’s instructions, until golden brown. Repeat until all the batter has been used, keeping the finished batches warm in the oven.

5.Meanwhile, put the syrup in a small saucepan with the pecan nuts if using and heat together until bubbling.

6. Stack the waffles onto plates and drizzle with maple and pecans. Top with orange slices and ice cream, then serve garnished with mint.

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Published by DFV Queen

I have develop a passion for natural and healthy life style, starting with a vegan life style including regular exercising each day. Which helped to feel inspired and happy within myself. my diet is very restricted due to severe allergies! When ever a food triggers a hostile response from the body's immune system the result is an allergy attack, which on occasion may be life-threatening although it's relatively simple to identifying problem foods, avoiding them completely is not always easy. My journey with allergies hasn't been easy "but" it has helped me to becomes a stronger person and would like to share and encourage others to never get discouraged, there's always light at the end of the tunnel if you keep persevering.

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