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Cake For Breakfast

Back to school days tomorrow, and no time for special breakfasts. I hadn’t broken out the waffle maker this break, and I kept thinking about it, so today was the last chance for a while. We have this lovely thick bacon to serve alongside.

But I didn’t want to just make a regular waffle. During a conversation with my sister-in-law and her friend, I’d been given a really good idea I wanted to try out, especially because it involved one of the First Reader’s favorite foods.

  • a Spice Cake Mix
  • 1/2 c walnut meal
  • 1/2 c oil
  • 1 c milk
  • 3 eggs

I beat all the ingredients together in a bowl, then scooped about a half-cup into the waffle maker. I’ll note that I have this waffle maker, so it makes a thick Belgian-Style waffle. The batter is quite frisky, so you may have to adjust the amount to prevent oozing around the edges. I might try it with a dab more liquid next time to thin out the batter – I was more-or-less following the directions on the box.

These took longer to cook than a regular waffle, and they don’t really get crispy. But they are very tasty, and don’t need syrup. I had mine with whipped cream, which was perfect. The First Reader just put butter on his.

Cake and bacon for breakfast. Yum!

breakfast, garden porn, coffee waiting in the wings… what more could a girl want on a cold November morning?

2 thoughts on “Cake For Breakfast

    1. I seriously thought about finely grating a carrot and adding it, but then realized I’m out. I suspect carrot cake mix would work better, the waffle doesn’t cook as long as cake and fresh carrot might not be done.

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