Mixed Berry Cream Cheese Waffle Cakes

Mixed berry cream cheese waffle cakes. <—- Next level. Start with a box of Krusteaz Belgian Waffle Mix. S’important. You’ll add a fresh strawberry/berry juice puree to the waffle batter along with some whole blueberries, and when you’ve crisped up some nice golden Belgian waffles on your waffle iron, lavish with cream cheese topping. Then grab a fork. It all blends into a mixed berry taste sensation. Imagine taking a bite of this sweet delight… You’ll want it; trust me. It’s a waffle wonderland.

Mixed Berry Cream Cheese Waffle Cakes


Prep

Prep Time: 10 min Total Time: 15 min Servings: 4-6

Ingredients

3 cups Krusteaz Belgian Waffle Mix
1 cup mixed berry juice (100% natural, not a sweetened drink or punch)
1/3 cup strawberries, hulled and chopped
2 tablespoon unsalted butter
2 ounce cream cheese
1 cup powdered sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs 1/3 cup oil
½ cup blueberries, divided

For fruit layer: Additional ¼ cup blueberries and ½ cup sliced strawberries Optional Maple syrup Whipped cream

Instructions

In a blender, puree strawberries with juice. Set aside. Heat and lightly grease waffle iron. In mixer, beat butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth. Set aside. I

In large bowl, whisk together waffle mix, juice puree, eggs and oil until smooth. Gently stir in blueberries. Let sit 2 minutes. Pour about 2/3 cup batter onto preheated waffle iron. Cook waffles 3-4 minutes until golden brown (or follow waffle iron manufacturer's cooking instructions).

To serve, spread half of the cream cheese mixture onto the top of a cooked waffle. Sprinkle with additional berries, then layer another waffle on top. If desired, drizzle with maple syrup and top with whipped cream. Cut in half to serve.