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chocolate waffle with cream and a strawberry, with a bite taken out

Dark Chocolate Waffles

Have 15 minutes? Add 2 ingredients to your favorite pancake mix to make these delicious healthy chocolate waffles that taste like they're homemade.
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 full waffles
Author Rebecca


  • Waffle Iron
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Measuring Cups
  • medium mixing bowl
  • whisk


  • cup Pancake/waffle mix I used Kodiak cakes mix
  • ½ Tablespoons Dark chocolate cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon Granulated sugar
  • cup fresh strawberries cut into bitesized pieces
  • Whipped cream
  • butter
  • maple syrup


  • Mix ⅓ c waffle mix according to directions on box. Add in ½ tablespoon cocoa powder and 1 teaspoon sugar (if mix is not very sweet to begin with). Stir until just incorporated.
  • Pour mix into heated waffle iron that has been coated with cooking spray. Make waffles.
  • Top with butter, syrup, fresh whipped cream, and berries


  • Swap the dark cocoa powder for regular cocoa powder if you don't like dark chocolate, or don't have dark cocoa powder.
  • Double or triple recipe to have leftover waffles!
  • Pour enough batter into waffle maker to almost cover all the iron.