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Waffle Hearts

with Raspberry Ricotta Cream and Chocolate

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Waffle Hearts

Waffle Hearts - Sweet snacks fresh from the waffle iron

40 min.
1 hr 30 min.
Ready in


for 20 pieces
11 ounces
Raspberries (frozen)
2 ounces
creamy Honey
¼ cup
4 ounces
½ teaspoon
sheets, white Gelatin
9 ounces
3 tablespoons
Powdered sugar (30 grams)
1 tablespoon
1 ounce
wafer-thin Small bar of chocolate (12 pieces)
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Kitchen utensils

2 Small bowls, 2 great Bowls, 1 Hand mixer, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 small Ladle (or blender), 1 Fine-mesh sieve, 1 Small pot, 1 round Waffle iron, 1 Pastry brush, 1 Wooden spatula, 1 Wire rack, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Knife, 1 Kitchen scale

Preparation steps

Step 1/8
Waffle Hearts preparation step 1

Thaw raspberries for about 30 minutes. Meanwhile beat honey and eggs in a bowl with whisk attachment of hand mixer until creamy.

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Waffle Hearts preparation step 2

Stir in milk. Combine flour and baking powder, add to egg mixture in 2 additions and stir briefly. Set batter aside.

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Waffle Hearts preparation step 3

Soak gelatin in a bowl of cold water. Use an electric mixer to beat ricotta and powdered sugar in a bowl until creamy.

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Waffle Hearts preparation step 4

With the bottom of a small ladle push thawed raspberries through a fine sieve or puree in a blender.

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Waffle Hearts preparation step 5

Put dripping wet gelatin in a small pot, add raspberry puree and dissolve over medium heat. Gently fold into ricotta mixture and chill for 10 minutes in the refrigerator.

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Waffle Hearts preparation step 6

Lightly grease a round waffle iron with vegetable oil and bake 4 waffles in succession; each should take 2-3 minutes depending on the iron. Cool on a wire rack for about 10 minutes.

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Waffle Hearts preparation step 7

Carefully cut or break waffles into 5 hearts, place on a serving plate and spread with raspberry ricotta cream.

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Waffle Hearts preparation step 8

Break chocolate into pieces, sprinkle over the ricotta cream and serve.

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