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Chocolate-Hazelnut Waffles

SheSpeaks, #Torani, Breakfast

Do you LOVE Nutella?  Yeah, so do I.  Unfortunately, I don't always have it in the house. You see, I am the only one that eats it so it goes bad before I finish a jar.

A few weeks ago I was sent a bottle of Torani Hazelnut Syrup from my friends at SheSpeaks. I will be honest, when I first opened the box I was less than thrilled with the syrup flavors I received. I received a bottle of Peppermint Syrup and a bottle of Hazelnut Syrup. Other than Amaretto, those are my least favorite flavors. Ever.  Stink!

I was stumped for days on what I was going to make with the syrups.  I did NOT want to try to pull off a recipe that I really did not like the flavor of.  I'm just not one of those bloggers, if I tell you I like something, I really do like it.

Then. It hit me!  HELLO!  BRANDI! Wake up! You LOVE Nutella and it is made with hazelnuts!  DUH!  Oh my gosh!  I was so right! I DO love Nutella and it IS made with hazelnuts!

Then it came down to what I was going to make. The girls wanted chocolate chip waffles for breakfast this morning and it hit me! I could make chocolate waffles and add some hazelnut flavor and oh my gosh, I just about could not wrap my head around how good this was going to be.
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Chocolate-Hazelnut Waffles
Adapted from: Annie's Eats

1 2/3 Cups All-Purpose Flour
2 Tbsp Sugar
1/2 Cup Cocoa Powder
1 tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Baking Soda (so, I totally forgot to add this the batch I made and they turned out fine)
1/2 Cup Egg Substitute
4 Tbsp Butter, melted 
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
1 Tbsp Torani Hazelnut Syrup
2 Cups Buttermilk*
3/4 Cup Mini Chocolate Chips**

Directions:
Preheat waffle iron.

In medium bowl, combine Flour, Sugar, Cocoa Powder, Baking Powder and Soda and Salt. Stir to blend and set aside.

In a small bowl, combine Egg Substitute, Butter, Vanilla, Torani Hazelnut Syrup and Buttermilk*. Stir to blend well.

Mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until just incorporated. Stir in Mini Chocolate Chips** and let rest for 5 minutes.

Cook to your waffle iron recommendations. I fill my iron with 1/3 cup batter and allow to cook for 3-5 minutes or until my iron beeps.

Garnish with Powdered Sugar and additional Mini Chocolate Chips.

*I make "homemade" buttermilk by adding 1 Tbsp Vinegar to a measuring cup, then pour however much milk you need into the cup. Allow this mixture to sit for a few minutes before using.
**When using Chocolate Chips, I like to dust with just a bit of flour before mixing with other ingredients. This allows the Chocolate Chips to incorporate well into your ingredients rather than sink to the bottom of the bowl.

Points Plus per serving - 7
This recipe makes about 12 pancakes.
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Both of my girls gobbled these up and asked for more. Mads even wanted more for dinner!  HA!  They are REALLY good, you will want to eat the entire batch.

This is a sponsored post, I was provided product from Torani and SheSpeaks in exchange for a review and recipe. All opinions are my own and those of my family.


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