Churro Waffles with Dulce De Leche Whipped Cream – a mash up of a Mexican Style treat with a waffle topped with Mexican Style sweet dipping sauce
My Bachelorette Party is this upcoming weekend. Whoohoo!!!!
That just means that the wedding will be here before I know it!
I am not one for a lot of fan fare for things like that so it’s going to be pretty mellow. We are skipping the club stuff and party bus, and are doing a food tour in Boston. Plus, I’m only doing that so my amazing matron of honor sister had something fun to do as I said “hell to the no” for a bridal shower. I can feel the hives just thinking of those words. ha!
I’m looking forward to getting to hang with my sister and family. Plus, the food tour should be so fun. Also, a night spent in the hotel is always awesome.
Besides all that I’m also looking forward to Cinco de Mayo next week!!!!!
Bring on the tacos, margaritas, and chips and dip! But I say that you should start celebrating at breakfast! Like on your birthday you should have chocolate or cake. So why not have a fun Cinco De Mayo inspired breakfast?!?!
I made Churro Waffles with Dulce De Leche Whipped Cream! They are delightfully crispy, delightfully buttery, and delightfully sweet. It’s just delightful.
I adapted the waffle recipe from my Classic Homemade Waffle recipe. It’s a great waffle recipe so it makes for a great starting point for so many waffle recipes. I just jazzed it up with some extra cinnamon and an extra glug of vanilla extract to make it a bit sweeter and even more flavorful.
Churros are typically a small hand held dessert so I made these waffles into minis so they could be eaten similarly. I just put a bit of batter (about 1/4 cup) in the center of each of the 4 waffle reserves in my waffle iron. If you want to make larger waffles feel free to do that, just keep in mind the quantity of waffles will go down, compared to the 20 3″ diameter ones.
I toyed around with different toppings from a chocolate sauce to a spiked coffee whipped cream.
Ultimately, I liked the idea of a whipped cream so I decided to incorporate some dulce de leche. You can make your own dulce de leche but I just grabbed a can of it and added a very generous scoop to my whipped cream to make this Mexican treat even more sinfully decadent!
Be sure that when you eat these Churro Waffles with Dulce De Leche Whipped Cream that you lick all of of cinnamon and sugar off your fingers. It’s kinda a must.
Churro Waffles with Dulce De Leche Whipped Cream
Churro Waffles with Dulce De Leche Whipped Cream - a mash up of a Mexican Style treat with a waffle topped with Mexican Style sweet dipping sauce
For the waffles
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 Tablespoon sugar
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 2 eggs
- 1 3/4 cups milk
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
For the cinnamon sugar coating
- 1/2- 2/3 Cup butter
- 1 1/2 Cups Sugar
- 1/4 Cup cinnamon
For the whipped cream
- 8 oz heavy whipping cream
- 1/4 Cup dulce de leche
- To make the waffles, start by preheating your waffle iron.
- Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon in a bowl. Set aside.
- Vigorously whisk the eggs in large bowl until fluffy. Add the milk, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract until just combined.
- Add the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Some small lumps are okay.
- Ladle 1/4-1/3 cup of the batter the onto hot waffle iron. Cook until golden brown.
- While the waffles are cooking, melt the butter in a shallow microwave safe bowl. In another flat bottom dish combine the sugar and cinnnmon. Have these ready for when your waffles are ready to be removed from the waffle iron.
- Quickly dip each flat face of the waffles into the butter and then put into the cinnamon sugar mixture. Spoon the mixture over to evenly cover the exposed side. Lift up and gently shake off the excess sugar. Place on a wire rack to cool.
- To make the whipped cream, put the heavy cream in a chilled bowl. Beat for several minutes, until light a fluffy. Add the dulce de leche and beat again until just incorporated.
- It's best to enjoy the waffles warm with a dollop of the whipped cream.
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Wow i would have never thought of combining churros and waffles! Just reading your post made my mouth water 😉
Thanks! You should totally give them a try!
I really want to whipped cream! plz!!!
Dorothy Dunton says
Hi! These look incredible! I always have dulce de leche on hand. Your comment about the bridal shower made me laugh out loud! When I really don’t want to do something my comment is “no, that would be hell no!”
ha!! hell no! ha!
Dulce de leche is awesome! I can totally see why you always have it on hand.
Monica of TG Bears says
I had to try these. They are indeed wonderful. Did not have whipping cream or Dulce de leche on hand, but French Vanilla ice-cream worked really well too. Thanks for a keeper recipe!
Genius!! Great idea with the ice cream!
WOW…how did I mess this post
Hello I just made these waffles with my buddy and they taste like egg. They are bad, truly. That is all, good day.
i’m sorry you did not enjoy them. The base to the waffle recipe is an adaption from a waffle recipe that I have made over and over again and have not had issues with. As well, it’s inspired by a waffle recipe that has over 2000 reviews resulting in a 4.5 star rating. I am surprised you find it eggy with 2 eggs. I will have to explore this more. Thanks for the feedback
For reasons unknown, they taste like the essence of egg. The butter overpowered the waffles and I’m not sure why. Dipping waffles in butter, sugar, and cinnamon didn’t seem like a good plan, but if it works for you then that’s great! I had fun making them and I’m sorry as well