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Call it breakfast, or call it dessert – these red velvet waffles with strawberries, raspberries and a cream cheese drizzle will make your taste buds happy!


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Happy Valentine’s Day!!

I couldn’t let the holiday pass without one last red velvet recipe. I’m a little obsessed! :)  Actually, I had this crazy idea pop into my head, and I decided to go with it.  I’m thinking I’m actually pretty crazy at this point, but we’ll see how this goes and how I am doing at the end of this week! :)

You see, last year around this time on Rachael Ray’s talk show, she had waffle week.  I remember watching, and remember wanting to make every single recipe.  But then time went by, and I didn’t try a single one of those waffle recipes.  So imagine my surprise – and excitement! – when I saw that waffle week is back.  And when I saw that the first recipe she was doing was red velvet waffles, I had this idea come to me.  Of course I wanted to make the red velvet waffles, (obsessed), but what if I basically cooked along with Rachael during waffle week?  What if I made all of those waffle recipes the same day that she makes them, and then post them the next day?  Yeah, crazy, right?

Well, I’m doing it.  I’ve bought all of the ingredients, although I don’t have the recipes yet, since they aren’t posted on the website until after the show airs.  So I’m really flying by the seat of my pants here.  It’s exciting, though – and I’m super excited to make every single one of these waffle recipes this week!

Red Velvet Waffles with Cream Cheese Drizzle | www.tasteandtellblog.com

Up first, Red Velvet.  Perfect, considering today is Valentine’s Day.  I know it’s a little to late for you to whip these up for your valentine for breakfast, but believe me – these would be delicious any day of the year.  And not just for breakfast.  My husband and I ate these up so fast – there were no words while we were eating.  And we both basically licked our plates clean.  And then both declared that we’d eat that cream cheese drizzle on regular waffles.  Or pancakes.  Or straight from the bowl.  Seriously – SO good.

My hints for this one – make sure you don’t over-fill your waffle maker.  I made quite a mess, and spent a good part of the afternoon scrubbing off red batter from every nook of my waffle maker.  On the show, Rachael mixed her berries with liquor, but I simply sugared mine.  And I couldn’t find a pomegrante, so we just went with strawberries and raspberries.

I’m so excited to see how the week turns out – if this first recipe is any indication, we are all in for a big treat this week!!

Red Velvet Waffles with Cream Cheese Icing Drizzle
 
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Easy red velvet waffles are topped with red berries and a cream cheese drizzle for this decadent waffles, perfect for a special occasion or holiday.
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 box red velvet cake mix, plus the ingredients listed on the box
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • ¾ cup warm milk
  • 2½ cups mixed berries
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat a waffle iron.
  2. Prepare the cake mix according to the box directions. Spray the waffle iron with nonstick cooking spray, then pour some of the batter on the hot waffle iron, being careful to not overfill the iron. Cook according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  3. To make the cream cheese drizzle, mix together the cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla and salt. Whisk in the milk.
  4. Mix the berries together with the sugar. Top each waffle with some of the berries and drizzle the cream cheese mixture over the top.
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31 Responses to Red Velvet Waffles with Cream Cheese Icing Drizzle

  1. They are adorable and the cream cheese drizzle sounds perfect! Can’t wait to see more waffles…I will have to get out my waffle maker for this weekend to try one of them!

  2. Katrina says:

    These are absolutely beautiful! Can’t wait to spice up my weekend waffles with this idea!

  3. katie says:

    Perfect way to round up your red velvet series. These look fab! Wish I had someone to make me some for breakfast. Yum!
    Have a wonderful day :)

  4. Rosa says:

    They look so great! What an awesome treat.

    Cheers,

    Rosa

  5. Bev Weidner says:

    THOOOOOSE. Oh, those. Those. those. those. NOM.

  6. Red velvet waffles sound amazingggg. I’d love this in bed today!

  7. Amen to waffle week! I just bought a waffle maker, so I’m all ears.

  8. I actually caught her show yesterday and couldn’t help but drool over these! And of course I thought of you and your red velvet week! I don’t always get to catch her show so I am excited to follow you along this week and see what spins Rachael puts on the classic waffle!

  9. Jules says:

    That looks just amazing. What a Valentine’s treat!

  10. FUN! can’t wait to see what other waffles are featured! these look heavenly!

  11. Becky says:

    I love how you filed this under Dessert and Breakfast! Such a great way to start or end a day :) Happy Valentine’s Day!

  12. Jennifer | Mother Thyme says:

    What a perfect day for these delicious waffles! Can’t wait to see the other waffle recipes! Yum!

  13. Mercedes says:

    Happy Valentine’s Day! These look so delicious and very festive!

  14. Just when I thought you couldn’t make anything more awesome that’s red velvet, you did!

  15. Kristy says:

    I’m up for a waffle week! It sounds tasty to me. I should go dust off my waffle maker and try one of these this weekend. :)

  16. Cara says:

    What a fun project! I only wish I had the time to make and blog something the same day every day for a week :) The awesome thing about these waffles is that they’d be great for breakfast or dessert!

  17. Wow, you sure are ambitious! I am excited to hear about how it goes. Although, given your pictures above, I’m sure it will be a success!

  18. Annalise says:

    Holy cow! And the red velvet recipes just keep coming! Stop it, please, just stop. I can’t handle anymore. :)

  19. Maureen says:

    Thank you for posting all of these Red Velvet recipes! I am making the Red Velvet Cheese Ball tonight for a late V-day celebration tomorrow!

  20. Mary says:

    Your waffles are beautiful! Excellent photo and they sound like they turned out perfectly.

  21. These waffles look fabulous! I have a feeling these might become a breakfast obsession of mine. Red velvet is the best!

  22. Erin says:

    Perfect Valentine’s Day breakfast!

  23. Joanne says:

    I have a ten mile run to do next week…and these are gonna have to be my finish line. :P

  24. Jackie says:

    These look AMAZING! I wish that Celebrations.com would allow suggestions to their list because this would definitely fit well with these other red velvet recipes

  25. Ashley says:

    These are beautiful and look like dessert. I love dessert for breakfast!

  26. Chels R. says:

    This looks to pretty to eat!

  27. Jackie says:

    Hi, I think I love you!!!!!!! LOL..seriously, your blogs sends chills up my spine especially all the dessert blog posts. I made these waffles for my sweetie on Valentine’s day and he was very happy. I think we made a baby! lol..Thank you for sharing these and all your recipes with us/me.
    Jackie
    Galexi Cupcakes & Sweets

  28. No words while eating is always a good thing. These sound heavenly and I love the berry topping!

  29. Dani says:

    Red velvet cake mix from a box is not culinary artistry. I really like this idea, but I’ll be coming up with my own waffle recipe. This is why I dislike Rachel Ray in general.

  30. PureX says:

    I’ve been eyeballing these waffles for some time now… Need make them!

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