Chocolate Waffles

  • 5MINS
  • 30MINS
  • 318KCAL

With these slimming friendly Chocolate Waffles, you can even have chocolate for breakfast – and they're great for calorie counting or plans like Weight Watchers!

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories318
  • Carbs29g
  • Protein13g
  • Fat8g
  • Saturates3g
  • Sugars1g

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff to know in the blurb!

With these slimming friendly Chocolate Waffles, you can even have chocolate for breakfast – and they’re great for calorie counting or plans like Weight Watchers!

These Chocolate Waffles taste super indulgent and are the perfect treat to satisfy your chocolate cravings. We love them topped with sweetened, flavoured quark and piles of fresh fruit!

Crispy on the outside and soft in the middle, these Chocolate Waffles will simply melt in your mouth and also make a fantastic dessert.

These Chocolate Waffles use porridge oats that have been blitzed in a processor and are super easy to make – they’ll be ready in a jiffy!

What diets is this Chocolate Waffles recipe suitable for?

This Chocolate Waffles recipe is suitable for vegetarian diets.

It can be made dairy free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for dairy free versions;

  • Fat free natural yoghurt

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Chocolate Waffles recipe?

  • You need to count 11 Points per portion of this Waffles recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 9 Points per portion of this Waffles recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 5 Points per portion of this Waffles recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Chocolate Waffles?

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You can use a waffle maker for these Chocolate Waffles if you have one, but we just used one of these heart shaped waffle moulds from Amazon UK.

If you want the waffles a bit crispier, then just tip them out of the mould onto a baking tray for the last 5 minutes or so.

Like them a bit more chocolatey? Then just add some extra cocoa powder, or a teaspoon of Chocolate Extract.

Finally, we need to mention cocoa powder. The nutritional values of cocoa powder do vary so you should check whichever brand you use.

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These heart shaped waffle moulds are super easy to use, just spray them with a little low calorie cooking spray and the waffles should pop right out.

You can find Chocolate Extract here on Amazon.

How many calories are in these Chocolate Waffles?

There are 318 calories per portion in these Chocolate Waffles, which means they fall into our Everyday Light category.

This Chocolate Waffles recipe is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

Step 2

Blitz the oats in a food processor until they are quite fine and set aside.

Step 3

Mix all of the ingredients together well and pour it into a waffle mould sprayed with low calorie cooking spray.

Step 4

Bake at 180°C for 25 – 30 minutes or until the waffles are firm to the touch.

Step 5

Turn them out onto a baking tray and cook for a further 4 or 5 minutes.

Step 6

Serve with some fresh fruit and some sweetened, flavoured quark.

What should you should serve with these Chocolate Waffles?

Waffles are super versatile and are the perfect choice for both breakfast and dessert. We love these Chocolate Waffles when served as part of a breakfast or brunch buffet alongside the following dishes:

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How do you know when these Chocolate Waffles are cooked?

You should bake these Chocolate Waffles for 25 – 30 minutes or until they’re firm to the touch. Then, turn out onto a baking tray and cook for a further 4 or 5 minutes to get that gorgeous, crispy outside.

Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.

How long can you store these Chocolate Waffles for?

Store any leftover Chocolate Waffles in an airtight container for approximately 3 days or so.

Can I freeze these Chocolate Waffles?

Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;

  • Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
  • Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
  • Place a sheet of parchment paper between each waffle – this makes them easier to separate!

Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer and – of course – defrost thoroughly before tucking in!

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Chocolate Waffles

With these slimming friendly Chocolate Waffles, you can even have chocolate for breakfast – and they’re great for calorie counting or plans like Weight Watchers!
  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • Cook Time
    30 MINS
  • KCals 318
  • Carbs 29G
WW Points
  • 11 Green
  • 9 Blue
  • 5 Purple

Ingredients

  • 40 g Oats blitzed in a food processor
  • 2 tsp Cocoa Powder
  • 3/4 tbsp Granulated Sweetener or other sweetener to taste
  • 1 tsp Chocolate Extract optional, but it does make it more chocolatey
  • 1 Egg
  • 175 Fat Free Natural Yoghurt
  • Low calorie cooking spray

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C
  2. Blitz the oats in a food processor until they are quite fine and set aside
  3. Mix all of the ingredients together well and pour it into a waffle mould sprayed with low calorie cooking spray
  4. Bake at 180°C for 25 - 30 minutes or until the waffles are firm to the touch
  5. Turn them out onto a baking tray and cook for a further 4 or 5 minutes
  6. Serve with some fresh fruit and some sweetened, flavoured quark

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CeriMonday 19th August 2019

Hi, just a quick question. Once they are cooked will they be slightly gooey in the middle of will it be totally crisp throughout?

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    Emma TMonday 23rd September 2019

    Hi Ceri,

    They should still be a little soft in the middle, and crisp on the outside ????

    Reply

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