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Belgian waffles with fresh strawberries and chocolate

Whether you’re having these for breakfast or for dessert, they are the perfect sweet treat. The Preca sisters use fresh local strawberries, melted chocolate, ice cream and toasted almonds for their delicious toppings.

Belgian waffles with fresh strawberries and chocolate

Ingredients
  • 125g sugar
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 125ml Benna fresh cream
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 fresh strawberries
  • 125g melted chocolate
  • 100ml fresh cream
  • 50g flaked almonds
  • 2 waffles (home made or store-bought)
  • vanilla ice cream


Method
  1. In a big pan, heat sugar with water and let it boil without stirring until golden brown for 5 mins.
  2. Immediately add fresh cream and butter, cook until smooth, stirring all the time.
  3. Melt the chocolate and add the fresh cream mixture and stir.
  4. Pre heat the oven 180°C and cook the flaked almonds until toasted. Keep an eye on them as they burn easily, approx. 5 mins.
  5. To assemble place the waffle into the oven for 4 mins, place onto a plate.
  6. Add the melted chocolate over the waffle add fresh strawberries on top, add the ice cream, drizzle with melted chocolate and add the roasted flaked almonds.


This recipe first appeared on Gourmet Today TV, aired on TVM on 15 April, 2016.

Want to try this delicious dish but don't want to do the cooking? The Preca sisters have put this on their specials menu for this week only at Palazzo Preca and The King's Own Band Club, both in Valletta.

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