Red Velvet Waffles

We're big fans of red velvet anything. Such big fans that we designate February as Red Velvet Month at Loveless Cafe. These eye-popping waffles will surely start your day in a celebratory fashion.

Makes 4 Belgian Waffles

1 bag Loveless Cafe Belgian Waffle and Pancake Mix
5 tablespoons cocoa powder
⅛ teaspoon cinnamon
1⅔ cups water
¼ cup buttermilk
3 tablespoons red food coloring
2½ teaspoons vanilla extract
Loveless Cafe Maple Syrup
Whipped cream (optional)

1. Preheat waffle iron. Pour Waffle Mix into a large mixing bowl and sift in cocoa powder and cinnamon. 
2. In a second bowl, stir together water, buttermilk, food coloring, and vanilla extract. Pour slowly into dry mixture. Once combined, let rest for 3 minutes.
3. Pour mixture into waffle iron in four batches, cooking per waffle iron directions. Top with Maple Syrup and fresh whipped cream.