Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 30 mins

Something special for breakfast

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Add the shortening and chocolate tot the top of a double boiler set over simmering water.
  2. Stir constantly until half of the shortening and chocolate is melted.
  3. Remove the top of the double boiler; then continue stirring away from the heat, until the shortening and chocolate are completely melted; let cool for no more than 3 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, heat and grease a waffle iron according to manufacturer’s directions.
  5. In a big bowl, beat the eggs, sugar, vanilla, and salt until smooth and combined, using an electric mixer at low speed.
  6. Slowly add the melted chocolate mixture in a thin ribbon, scraping down the sides of the bowl as necessary.
  7. Using a rubber spatula or wooden spoon, stir in ½ cup flour into the batter, then ½ cup milk, then ¾ cup flour, then remaining ½ cup milk, and finally the remaining flour.
  8. Stir only until each addition is incorporated.
  9. Pour ½ cup batter into the middle of the waffle iron.
  10. Close the lid and bake for 3 minutes or until the waffle is cooked to the desired crispness.
  11. Remove and repeat with the remaining batter.
  12. Serve immediately, or keep them warm on a cookie sheet or an oven safe plate in a 250° oven.

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