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Pandan Waffles + Chocolate Sauce - Partnership with Hexa

Updated: Nov 9, 2022


What are the unnecessary expensive kitchen tools? To me, they are the panini press and a waffle maker. They exist for that 1 sole purpose; to make panini and waffles, respectively. They are not cheap and take up loads of space.



Tho technically, using a griddle to make waffles doesn't really count. But those grill marks would argue. Anyhow, I am using Hexa waffle mix to make these incredible pandan waffles with chocolate sauce. I had 2 huge bunch of pandan leaves I figured, why not make some homemade pandan paste and extract? And this idea popped into my head.



I usually make a big batch of this chocolate sauce. It is super useful as they are awesome on some vanilla ice cream, or if I want a quick mocha, I can just add a bit of this chocolate sauce with some brewed coffee. You can also easily double the amount given below. They can be chilled for up to 3 days or frozen for a month.


 

Ingredients:

(Serve 4)

  • Waffles:

  • Unsalted Butter, 50g + More For Greasing

  • Egg, 1

  • Coconut Milk, 150g

  • Hexa Waffle Mix, 100g

  • Baking Powder, 4g

  • Sea Salt, Pinch

  • Pandan Paste Homemade, 2 TBSP (Store-Bought, 1 TSP)

  • Chocolate Sauce:

  • Coconut Cream, 50g

  • Coconut Milk, 250g

  • Cornflour, 1 TBSP

  • Icing Sugar, 1 TBSP

  • High Quality Cocoa Powder Preferably Callebaut or Valrhona, 1 TBSP

  • Ground Cinnamon, Pinch

  • Desiccated Coconut, 1 TBSP + More For Garnishing

  • Gula Melaka / Coconut Palm Sugar, 1/2 TBSP

  • High Quality Dark Chocolate 70% Preferably Callebaut or Valrhona, 50g

  • Pandan Extract Homemade, 2 TBSP (Store-Bought, 1 TSP)

  • Sea Salt, Pinch

 

Equipment:

  • Cast Iron Griddle / Waffle Machine

  • Sauce Pot

 

Directions:

  1. Please visit my "How To Make Pandan Extract & Paste" for the recipe.

  2. Prepare the waffles.

  3. In a sauce pot over medium-low heat, melt butter.

  4. Once the butter has melted, remove it from the heat and set it aside to cool down.

  5. In a bowl, whisk together egg and milk until well combined.

  6. In a large bowl, add Hexa Waffle Mix, baking powder and salt.

  7. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients.

  8. Add in the melted butter and pandan paste as well.

  9. Mix until well combined.

  10. *It is okay to have some lumps.*

  11. Set aside to rest for 15 to 30 mins.

  12. I am using a griddle to cook my waffles. If you have a waffle machine, go ahead and use it as per the manufacturer's instructions.

  13. Grease the griddle with some melted butter, over medium-low heat.

  14. Pour in the entire batter.

  15. Cover and cook for 2 to 3 mins or until the bottom is browned.

  16. Loosen the edges with a spatula and confidently flip.

  17. Cook for another 1 to 2 mins.

  18. Remove from heat and set aside.

  19. Prepare the chocolate sauce.

  20. Add coconut cream and milk into a sauce pot.

  21. Sieve in the corn flour, icing sugar and cocoa powder.

  22. Add in the rest of the ingredients.

  23. Bring the heat up to medium.

  24. Whisk to combine well and until everything is fully incorporated.

  25. Remove from heat and set aside.

  26. To serve.

  27. You can drizzle the chocolate over the entire waffle or you can slice the waffles into fingers and serve them with the chocolate sauce.

  28. Dust some more desiccated coconut over the top.

  29. Serve immediately.

  30. *The chocolate sauce will be awesome with some ice cream too.*


Let it rain...


You can also just spread the chocolate sauce onto the entire waffle...


Pandan, chocolate and coconut are a great combination...

 

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