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Strawberry Shortcake Waffles from Outback Steakhouse

INGREDIENTS

1 cup Waffle Batter *                                  
Pan Release Spray as needed
3 tbsp Almond Cheese Filling *
1/2 cup Strawberry Topping *
3 tbsp Whipped Cream
1 tbsp Toasted Sliced Almonds

* see recipe below

PROCEDURE

  • Pre-heat waffle iron until the green light is glowing.  Spray waffle grids both top and bottom with light coat of pan release spray. Place a scoop of waffle batter in the center of the waffle grids, close iron and spin waffle iron until handle is in the upward position.
  • Cook waffle for approximately 3 and 1/2 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Open waffle iron and carefully separate waffle into quarters using waffle fork.
  • Carefully remove waffle from waffle iron.
  • Place first 1/4 of a waffle in the center of the plate. Spread 1 tbsp of almond cheese filling over the waffle.
  • Stack second 1/4 of waffle and spread 1 tbsp of filling, stack third 1/4 waffle and spread last 1 TBS of almond filling. Finish by placing last 1/4 piece of waffle on top.
  • Ladle strawberry topping over the stack.
  • Top with whipped cream, sprinkle almonds over the dessert.
  • Serve immediately.

 

SHORT CAKE WAFFLE BATTER

Ingredients:

3 each Eggs                                                  
3/4 cup Water                                                
1/2 cup Vegetable Oil                                     
1/4 cup Sugar                                                
1 box Duncan Hines Yellow Cake Mix        
1 box Jello Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix

Method:

  • Break eggs into a mixing bowl. Whisk eggs until even yellow color.
  • Add water, oil, and sugar and whisk until completely blended.
  • Place cake mix and pudding into mixing bowl and whisk until no lumps of cake mix remain. 
  • Place mixture into an appropriate container and refrigerate until use.

 

Cream Cheese Filling

INGREDIENTS           

1 lbs Philly Cream Cheese (Softened)       
1/2 cup Sugar                                                                        
1/2 cup Toasted Almonds                   

PROCEDURE 

  1. Place softened cream cheese, sugar, and toasted almonds into mixing bowl, using a electric mixer blend for 3 minutes, or until all of the ingredients are well blended.
  2. Place mixture into an appropriate container and refrigerate until use.

 

Strawberry Topping

Ingredients:

3/4 cup Sugar                                                                                    
1 tsp Fresh Lemon Juice                            
1/4 cup Pureed Fresh Strawberries  
2 lb Strawberries (1/4" Sliced)     

PROCEDURE:

  • Place sugar, lemon juice, and pureed strawberries into large mixing bowl. Stir until all of the sugar has been dissolved.
  • Sprinkle sliced strawberries over syrup, and gently mix with a rubber spatula. 
  • Place into an appropriate container and refrigerate until use.
  • Strawberries should marinate for 4 hours before use.
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