Carrot Cake Waffles with Whipped Cream Cheese & Toasted Walnuts

Prep time: 5 mins Bake time: 5 mins

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ carrot cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil or butter
  • 1/3 cup walnut pieces, toasted
  • Maple syrup for serving

INSTRUCTIONS

) Using a stand mixer or electric hand mixer, beat the whipped cream and cream cheese and sugar together until light and fluffy, set in fridge to chill.

) In a large mixing bowl, combine the cake mix with the eggs, milk and vegetable oil or butter.

) Heat waffle iron to medium heat. When hot (when a few drops of water sizzle), pour some cake mix onto the waffle iron and close. Let cook for about 1 minute until cooked through, and then gently remove from waffle maker. Repeat until all cake batter is used, or desired number of waffles achieved.

) To serve, plate waffles, add a dollop of whipped cream cheese, sprinkle some walnuts and drizzle generously with maple syrup.

You'll need this!
Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ carrot cake mix
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ABOUT Aleshia

Hi! I'm Aleshia, a small town Italian girl living in Toronto. I'm totally, crazy, madly in love with food - every different kind, but specifically Italian food - pasta sauce flows through my veins! I spend my free time eating, reading recipes, learning about food photography and techniques, and making homemade pasta. This recipe is a play on the classic fluffy carrot cake we all love that's studded with walnuts, and topped with a thick layer of cream cheese icing. It comes together unbelievably quickly, thanks to the waffle iron, which makes it perfect for hosting a fun brunch (and makes extra whipped cream cheese for snacking). Also, you can't say no to a recipe that gives you an excuse to eat cake for breakfast (like you really need one). I think I i deserve to win since my recipe goes above and beyond all of the requirements: it's quick and easy - something even kids could help out with on a Sunday morning, looks and tastes delicious, and it can also be used with a number of the other Betty Crocker mixes - it's totally versatile and I think it will inspire your customers to pick up box and try it themselves!

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