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Salted Chocolate Dipped Liege Waffles

Teri & Jenny
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Resting Time 2 hrs
Servings 12
Calories 273 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • cup lukewarm, whole milk water is fine
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon light brown sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1 ¼ cup white whole wheat flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • ¾ to 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup plus 2 tablespoons (1 ¼ sticks) unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • cup Belgium pearl sugar
  • 1 cup chopped dark chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt flakes

Instructions
 

  • Combine sugar, yeast and milk and allow mixture to sit for 4 to 6 minutes or until mixture is bubbling and foamy.
  • Combine flour and salt in a stand mixer bowl and whisk together. Create a well in the center of flour mixture and add yeast mixture.
  • Mix together with paddle attachment until a ‘shaggy’ dough forms.
  • With the mixer on medium speed, add eggs, one at a time, followed by vanilla.
  • Add butter, in a slow and steady stream, until fully combined and a sticky, wet dough has formed.
  • Cover and store in a in a warm area to rise until doubled in size, about 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • Uncover, fold in pearl sugar, re-cover, and allow dough to rise again for about 30 minutes.
  • Heat waffle iron and scoop 1/3 cup batter into each well and press until each waffle has nicely browned and caramelized.
  • Carefully remove from waffle iron and transfer to a cooling rack.
  • Repeat steps 8 and 9 until all batter has been used.
  • Allow waffles to cool completely and melt chocolate over a double boiler.
  • Dip top of each waffle with melted chocolate, shaking off any excess.
  • Place dipped waffles, bare side down back onto the cool rack and sprinkle with sea salt flakes.
  • Allow chocolate to cool and harden. Serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 273kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 5gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 57mgSodium: 651mgPotassium: 154mgFiber: 3gSugar: 18gVitamin A: 304IUCalcium: 34mgIron: 2mg
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