Chocolate Strawberry Waffles a la Mode
Waffles are not just for breakfast anymore. Drizzle with chocolate, top with strawberry pie filling and a scoop of ice cream and you have a delicious dessert. Use the remaining pie filling as a topping for your breakfast waffle.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 6 frozen waffles
- 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
- 2 teaspoons shortening
- 3/4 cup strawberry pie filling
- 6 scoops vanilla ice cream
- Toast waffles according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a microwave-safe bowl, combine chocolate chips and shortening. Microwave, uncovered, at 50% power for 45 seconds or until chips are melted; stir until smooth. Drizzle over waffles; let stand for 5 minutes or until hardened. Top each with 2 tablespoons pie filling and a scoop of ice cream.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 403 calories, 20g fat (10g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 329mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (34g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.
Originally published as Chocolate Waffles in Weeknight Cooking Made Easy 2005