Black Forest Waffles
1-3/4 cups cake flour
6 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs, separated
1 cup milk
2 squares (1 ounce each) unsweetened baking chocolate
3 tablespoons shortening
1 cup whipping cream, whipped
3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
Fresh mint, optional
In a mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Combine egg yolks and milk; stir into dry ingredients. In a double boiler or microwave, melt the chocolate and shortening. Add to batter; mix well. In another mixing bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into the batter.
Bake in a preheated waffle iron according to manufacturer's directions until browned. Combine whipped cream and confectioners' sugar. Serve waffles topped with whipped cream and pie filling. Garnish with mint if desired. Makes 5 waffles (about 6-3/4 inches).