Red Velvet Waffle Recipe – Valentine’s Day Breakfast Idea

 

I have started a tradition with my kids to ask them what they are thankful for every day. It only takes a moment but helps them to realize that we are very lucky for all the things we are blessed with, and to celebrate the small things every day. The first time I asked Little Bear who was almost 3 at the time what he was thankful for, his answer was “Waffles”. Well this year I am going to surprise him with a special Valentine’s Day Breakfast with this Red Velvet Waffle Recipe.Red Velvet Waffle Recipe A Valentines Day Breakfast Idea

If you have been reading Little Miss Kate for a while you know we love waffles including Brown Sugar Bacon Waffles and the Great Canadian Waffle and I am excited to present this special Valentines breakfast to the kids this year. And take note, Valentine’s day is on Sunday this year so you will have some time to create a fun breakfast for the family.

Red Velvet Waffle Recipe

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5 from 6 votes

Red Velvet Waffle Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • cup buttermilk
  • cup unsalted butter melted and cooled
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • ½ tsp white distilled vinegar
  • Red food coloring

Instructions

  • Mix the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt in medium bowl and then set aside.
  • Spray the waffle maker with cooking spray while its preheating.
  • In a medium bowl, beat together eggs, buttermilk, butter, vanilla, and vinegar on low speed until combined.
  • Add several drops of red food coloring
  • Pour milk mixture into dry ingredients and mix until combined.
  • Cook waffles according to your waffle iron and size.

Red Velvet Waffle Recipe A Valentines Day Breakfast Idea

Cream Cheese Glaze

Ingredients:
6 oz cream cheese, softened
6 tbs butter, softened
2 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
½ cup whole milk

Directions for the glaze:

  1. Beat the cream cheese and butter until fluffy.
  2. Gradually add the powdered sugar
  3. Add in the milk and vanilla.
  4. Pour the batter into a squeeze bottle.

Red Velvet Waffle Recipe A Valentines Day Brunch Idea

To plate the waffles like we did cut the waffles into fours.  Stack the Red Velvet Waffles on a plate and drizzle with the cream cheese glaze.  Finish off with a sprinkle of confetti candy hears and a dollop of whipped cream. 

Red Velvet Waffle Recipe A Valentines Day Breakfast Idea

I hope you have a wonderful Valentine’s day and take advantage that it falls on a weekend this year by making a special Valentine’s Day Breakfast with this Red Velvet Waffle Recipe.

 

10 thoughts on “Red Velvet Waffle Recipe – Valentine’s Day Breakfast Idea”

  1. 5 stars
    Cream cheese glaze??!! WOW that alone wins me over. I enjoy waffles rarely but my kids like them a lot so this is a great reminder to make them something great for Valentine’s Day soon!!

  2. 5 stars
    YUMMY! I am definitely going to have to try these out as soon as I am back from vacation and can eat whatever I want …. trying to slim down a few to squeeze into a sexy bathing suit for vacation is no fun. I can’t wait to try these, they are screaming my name!

  3. Elizabeth Matthiesen

    5 stars
    Oh my, these sound delicious and not only children will enjoy them either – I could have one or perhaps two right now 🙂

  4. They sound good, love the addition of the cream cheese glaze on them! And I got a waffle maker for Christmas so will have to try this out!

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