Happy St. Patrick's Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day JUGs! Hopefully you are all waking up early and heading over to Southie today! Here is a delicious recipe from sweetsimplestuff for a big breakfast to help soak up all those festive drinks before you go!


Green Velvet Waffles with Cream Cheese Topping

  • 8 ounces light cream cheese (or regular) slightly softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste (or extract)
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  1. In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar.
  2. Add vanilla and cream, beat well, until very creamy and thickened.  Place in fridge until ready to use.
  • 2 cups  unbleached flour (or all-purpose)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon aluminum free baking powder (or regular)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1-3/4 cups reduced fat milk
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • green food coloring
  1. Place all dry ingredients in medium-large mixing bowl and whisk together.
  2. Place all wet ingredients (except food coloring) in a small bowl and mix well.
  3. Add the wet mixture to the dry mixture and mix until combined, some small lumps will remain.
  4. Add green food coloring as desired.
  5. Cook according to waffle iron directions.  Serve with cream cheese topping and maple syrup.
Makes 6-8  7-inch round waffles.

- Suzanne
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