Chocolate waffles

For 3 to 4 waffles

For the waffles:
2 tbsp La Vida Vegan white coconut paste
225 g flour
30 g sugar
100 g applesauce
230 ml almond milk
35 g sunflower oil + extra for baking
5 g baking powder
1 lemon

For the berry jam:
50 g blueberries
50 g raspberries
50 g currants
2 ½ tbsp chia seeds
2 tbsp maple syrup

Powdered sugar

  1. Rinse the blueberries, raspberries and currants under running water and unzip the currants from the stalk.
  2. Put the berries with the maple syrup in a saucepan and simmer gently for 5 minutes. Mash the berries a bit with a masher.
  3. Add the chia seeds and mix well again.
  4. Put the jam in a jar, let cool and store until use.
  5. Place the La Vida Vegan white coconut paste, sugar, applesauce, almond milk, sunflower oil, the juice and zest of one lemon in a bowl and mix briefly.
  6. Mix in the flour, baking powder and a pinch of salt.
  7. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until even and creamy.
  8. Let the waffle iron get hot. Using a brush, coat the waffle iron with some sunflower oil.
  9. Scoop 5 tablespoons of batter into the waffle iron and bake until the waffle is crisp and remove it.
  10. Serve the waffles with the berry chia jam, fresh redcurrants, blueberries, mint and powdered sugar.