Waffles with Nutella and Alpine Strawberries is a sweet breakfast or brunch recipe that has an easy waffle recipe using your favorite waffle mix (we love Kodiak Cakes mix) to make the waffles, Nutella (chocolate hazelnut spread) and topped with freshly picked Alpine Strawberries.
Waffles with Nutella and Alpine Strawberries
Hi Everyone, I shot this Waffles with Nutella and Alpine Strawberries recipe back on 6.19.2018 and never put it on the blog, well, it’s about time I did!
They are, smaller, narrower and sweet but more subtly flavored and more nuanced than their red strawberry cousins.
I linked to the kitchen tools (Amazon Affiliates) that I use for this recipe card at the end of the post including the most similar waffle maker that we use. We have a Cuisinart waffle maker.
I love to pair something very easy to make (waffles) with fresh ingredients (Alpine Strawberries) either from my garden, my CSA share, farmer’s market or just whatever fresh produce I can get my hands on.
Throw in a nostalgic ingredient, like Nutella, and we got some magic!
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What are Alpine Strawberries?
I got the Alpine Strawberries from my sister-in-law’s garden. You can either grow them yourself or find them at a farmer’s market or strawberry farm that grows/carries them. If you don’t have Alpine Strawberries, you can substitute the same amount regular strawberries.
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As defined by Wikipedia:
Fragaria vesca, commonly called wild strawberry, woodland strawberry, Alpine strawberry, Carpathian strawberry, European strawberry, or fraisier des bois, is a perennial herbaceous plant in the rose family that grows naturally throughout much of the Northern Hemisphere, and that produces edible fruits.
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About Alpine Strawberries
According to finegardening.com, the growing season for Alpine Strawberries:
With good soil and adequate water, all bear tasty, though small, berries continuously from June to October. Attractive foliage, pretty flowers, and neat growth habit make alpine strawberries good edging plants in the kitchen garden. When fully ripe, one tiny berry will perfume the air all around the plant.
We used Kodiak Cakes (buttermilk) mix for the waffles and they are great because they are protein-rich and my family loves them 🙂 This recipe is not sponsored at all, we just like and recommend that brand. Use your favorite waffle brand or you can make them from scratch too!
I am often cooking with my little kids (when I shot this I had 2, now I have 3 under 6 years old!), so it’s hard to make recipe completely from scratch like I used to when I didn’t have kids.
While I do love making from scratch recipe (and I have many on the blog), making recipes that are partly from scratch or a pairing of favorite ingredients works for me right now.
Partly from scratch counts as homemade or freshly made and prepared too in my book!
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If you make this Waffles with Nutella and Alpine Strawberries recipe and like it, please give it a rating in the recipe card below and let us know in the comments below. Thank you for reading and following along!
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- 1 cup Kodiak Cakes mix
- 1 cup water
- 1 tablespoon Canola oil (or vegetable oil)
- Canola oil spray, for cooking
- Alpine Strawberries, washed and sliced in half
- To Make The Waffles: Make the Kodiak cakes waffles according to the instructions on the box and if you are making another brand of waffles, make sure to follow those particular instructions on the packaging. Here's what I do, turn on the waffle maker and while it's heading up, I use a 2-cup Pyrex, add the water and oil, stir, add the mix. stir to combine. When the waffle maker is ready, spray with Canola oil and then using the Pyrex measure, pour the waffle mix into the waffle maker. Cook according to your particular waffle iron instructions (this usually takes a few minutes), remove and continue to cook the remaining amount of waffle batter.
- Add the Toppings: When serving the waffles, add the Nutella, amount to taste, and add the prepared Alpine Strawberries to the top. Enjoy!
- This recipe should yield enough for 2-4 people, depending on the servings and the type of waffle iron that you use and how you make them.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 303Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 43mgSodium: 159mgCarbohydrates: 38gFiber: 1gSugar: 29gProtein: 2g
Please note that the Calculated Nutrition is an estimate at best.