1 tsp Cinnamon
1- Wash the beets, scrape/ peel and slice them. Cook them (steam cook or microwave) till they’re well done. Cool and purée the cooked beets along with about 3 or 4 tbsps of water, in a blender till smooth. Keep aside. You can do this ahead and refrigerate the purée for a day or else freeze it till required.
2- Preheat waffle iron and spray with non stick cooking spray.
3- Whisk together the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder and salt in a bowl till well mixed. Keep aside.
4- Put the puréed beets, oil, lemon juice,eggs, and vanilla extract into another bowl and lightly whisk together till mixed well.
5- Pour this into the bowl with the dry ingredients and mix just enough to combine.
6- Preheat waffle iron and spray with non stick cooking spray.
7- Spoon 1/4 cup of the batter evenly onto the waffle iron and cook until desired doneness.
8- Remove waffles as they cook and keep warm until all are cooked.
9- Fold together the cream cheese, butter, cinnamon, vanilla and sugar.
10- Serve waffles topped with sweet cream cheese and fresh fruit
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