We Heart Waffles

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Nothing says “I love you” more than sharing a delicious brunch with your boo! Especially if it’s heart shaped, and can be eaten in bed. *Well, technically it could be, but we don’t recommend it 🙂

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So the best part about these little cuties are that they’re super easy to make!

All you’ll need is a waffle iron & heart shaped cookie cutter (I used 2 sizes!) in addition to your ingredients.

Ingredients for Heart Shaped Waffles (ps – this is also our beloved pancake recipe, you just alter the amount of milk used – so easy!)

1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
2 tbsp sugar
2 tsp baking powerd
3/4 tsp salt
3 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 cup milk (use 1 1/3 cups milk for pancakes)
1 egg slightly beaten

Topping:
Raspberry jam (we used my Aunt Grace’s homemade jam – perfectly zingy!)
Whipped Cream, any will do. If you don’t have any canned at home, whip up a batch!

Directions:
Mix first 4 ingredients, add oil, vanilla, milk & egg. Stir just until flour is moistened. Pour batter into hot, oiled waffle iron and cook until golden brown. Once out of the waffle maker, use cookie cutter to cut out hearts. Add raspberry jam & whip cream, and eat up with your lover and/or besties!

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Baileys Hot Chocolate

While it’s been a pretty mild winter (well, just when it comes to snow, really), that doesn’t mean we can’t still snuggle up with some hot cocoa in yoga pants under loads of blankies. And as we all know, we like to add a little bit of fun to our drinks for an even warmer evening sip. I mean come on, this sounds like a rockin’ Saturday night to us.

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Hot Cocoa

Heat some milk over a stove top and whisk in a couple spoon-fulls of your favorite hot cocoa mix. Whisk well until the chunks have diminished and it’s all frothy and wonderful. Add in your Baileys Irish Coffee (or flavored nip) and stir again. Pour into your mugs, and top with some fluffy whipped cream. Garnish with any delicious add ons — cocoa powder, cinnamon, candy canes, orange zest — go nuts!

We actually made these guys while we were still in the full holiday spirit, so if it’s felling a little festive to you, that would be why!

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