Chocolate Waffles with Berries and Cream Cheese Topping

Crispy on the outside, warm and cakey on the inside, these decadent waffles are sure to get any day off to a sweet start. Be sure to have your Challenge Butter and Cream Cheese at room temperature to ensure the lightest, crispiest waffles.


15 minutes


10 minutes





Chocolate Waffles

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • ½ cup (1 stick) Challenge Butter, melted
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries or sliced strawberries

Cream Cheese Topping

  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 4 Tablespoons Challenge Butter, softened
  • 1½ cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup whole milk


Chocolate Waffles

  • 1

    Heat waffle iron.

  • 2

    Beat eggs in medium bowl, using hand beater, until fluffy. Add milk, butter, flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, sugar, and salt to bowl. Beat waffle batter until smooth.

  • 3

    Pour batter from cup or pitcher onto center of hot waffle iron. Bake about 5 minutes or until steaming stops.

  • 4

    Remove waffle carefully and serve with berries and cream cheese topping.

Cream Cheese Topping

  • 5

    To make the topping, beat the cream cheese and butter together in a large bowl with a hand mixer until smooth. Beat in the confectioners’ sugar, then add the vanilla and milk. Beat until the topping is smooth and set aside.

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