These Death Star Waffles Are Now the Ultimate Power at the Breakfast Table

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You know the Empire’s motto: if you’re going to make a battle station, why not make a prototype out of waffles first. Valentine’s Day is a time of love, even for a moon-sized super weapon. These holiday breakfast treats are tinted to honor the hue of Quadanium steel coupled with the effervescent pink tied to Valentine’s Day.

A Star Destroyer flies toward the Death Star in A New Hope.

Making these sweet space stations will surely win over your valentine this February 14. That’s no moon…it’s my heart.

Valentine’s Day Death Star Waffles*

You’ll need:

  • Death Star waffle maker
  • Heart-shaped cookie cutter

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2½ teaspoons baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • Pink food gel dye
  • Black food gel dye

*The activities in this article should only be done with adult supervision.

Step 1: Prep the waffle iron by greasing generously with non-stick spray. 

An easy Death Star waffles recipe for Valentine's Day.

Step 2: In a bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.

Step 3: Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients then add the buttermilk, eggs, cream cheese, and vanilla.

An easy Death Star waffles recipe for Valentine's Day.

Step 4: Separate the batter equally into two bowls. Into one, add a few drops of pink gel dye until combined. In the second bowl, add a drop of black gel dye, stirring until gray in color.

An easy Death Star waffles recipe for Valentine's Day.

 Step 5: Pour the batter into the prepped waffle maker, and cook until crisp. (Note: Death Star waffler will brown the waffles.)

An easy Death Star waffles recipe for Valentine's Day.An easy Death Star waffles recipe for Valentine's Day.

Step 6: Use the heart-shaped cutter to cut out a heart from both a pink waffle and a gray waffle. Interchange the hearts in the waffles.

An easy Death Star waffles recipe for Valentine's Day.

Step 7: Serve warm with syrup.

Death Star waffle maker available from ThinkGeek. Lightsaber flatware available at Hot Topic.

Jenn Fujikawa is a lifestyle and food writer. Follow her on Twitter at @justjenn and check her Instagram @justjennrecipes and blog www.justjennrecipes.com for even more Star Wars food photos.

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