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Special breakfast perfect for mom

May 9, 2012
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RED VELVET WAFFLES: Cream cheese is the ingredient that turns ordinary waffles into a decadent treat.

This Mother’s Day, treat mom to something special with these spectacular red velvet waffles! Home cook Nicole Luciana-Epperson came up with this creative concoction for her mom and it truly dazzled!

The waffles come together fast using a mix, and the super scrumptious cream cheese glaze is easy enough for the kids (or even a husband!) to help with. Yum!

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3 c waffle mix

2 eggs

1 1/2 c. water

1/3 c vegetable oil

1/4 c unsweetened cocoa powder

3 oz cream cheese, softened

3 tbsp powdered sugar

1/4 tsp vanilla

3 tbsp milk

1/2 bottle red food coloring (approx. 25 drops)

1/2 c chopped pecans, lightly toasted

Heat waffle maker. Mix waffle mix and eggs, water, and oil according to pkg instructions.

Add cocoa powder to waffle mix and blend.

Add red food coloring until you get the “red velvet” color you want.

Cook waffles in waffle maker. This will make 5-6 Belgian waffles or 10 regular waffles.

With a mixer blend cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla and milk.

Pour glaze into saucepan and warm on med-low. Stir frequently.

Serve red velvet waffles with warm cream cheese glaze and toasted pecans on top. Delicious with a side of fruit or bacon.

“These chocolate waffles are rich and moist and the sweet cream cheese glaze and crunchy pecan topping makes them a decadent and delicious meal that any mother would love!” — -Nicole Luciana- Epperson, Sarasota, Fla. (pop. 51,917)

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