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You know what’s also exciting? Cake mix waffles. It totally validates easting cake for breakfast and no one will ever know. After stuffing my face with two days of donuts, I thought you might be in need of a lighter dessert/breakfast for the weekend. These Strawberry Red Velvet Waffle parfaits are the perfect dessert for without over indulging.
The waffles are made with a red velvet cake mix. A full batch makes about 5 large waffles, but each of these parfait cups only takes a half of a waffle. I happened to make these the same weekend that I made my S’mores Red Velvet Waffles. There was a lot of waffling around that weekend. Wow, bad joke. These waffles are layered with strawberries and homemade whipped cream. And because no dessert is complete without chocolate, I sprinkled some white chocolate chips on top. Of coarse, the best part of parfaits is that you can add any of your favorite ingredients.
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- 1 Box Red Velvet Cake Mix
- Ingredients list on the box (eggs, oil, milk)
- *substitute water for milk
- 1 Box Strawberries
- 1 C Heavy whipping cream
- 2 tbsp Powdered sugar
- White chocolate chips for garnish
- Pre-heat waffle maker according to instructions.
- Mix red velvet cake mix according to box instructions. Substitute the water for milk.
- Coat waffle maker with cooking spray. Fill waffle maker with designated amount of batter and bake according to waffle cooking instructions. Allow to cool slightly.
- Cut of waffles into bite sized pieces.
- Wash and dry strawberries, dice into bite sized pieces.
- To make the whipped cream, chill your stainless steal mixing bowl and wire whisk in the freezer for 10-15 minutes. This step is optional but recommend to help keep cream cold. Beat heavy whipping cream on medium-high speed for 3-5 minutes until stiff peaks form. After 2 minutes, add powdered sugar.
- Assemble waffle parfaits by alternating layers of waffles, strawberries and whipped cream. Garnish with white chocolate chips.
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