Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Win A Year of Groceries in "Use Up The Box" Contest

Creative cooks everywhere still have time to enter the Hungry Jack Use Up the Box Recipe Contest through October 23, 2012 at You can  submit original recipes in the Breakfast for Dinner, Appetizers and Sweet Treats categories that use pantry staples such as Hungry Jack pancake mix, syrup, and/or potatoes as ingredients. The grand prize is a  year’s worth of groceries (ARV: $8,000).

To give you an idea of what they're looking for,  Hungry Jack has developed some recipes such as this one for  Chocolate Waffles with Bacon Caramel Syrup. 

Chocolate Waffles with Caramel Syrup and Bacon

3/4 cup water
1/4 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
1  large egg
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 (7 oz.) packet Hungry Jack® Easy Pack™ Chocolate Chip Pancake Mix
or 1 (7 oz.) packet Hungry Jack® Easy Pack™ Pillsbury® Funfetti® Buttermilk Pancake Mix
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3 tbsps. sugar
Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
1/4 cup Hungry Jack® Original Syrup
3/4 cup Smucker's® Sundae Syrup™ Caramel Flavored Syrup
Whipped cream
Ground cinnamon
1/4 cup diced cooked bacon
For Waffles: HEAT waffle iron according to manufacturer's directions.    
WHISK water, oil, egg and vanilla in large bowl. Stir in pancake mix, cocoa and sugar until evenly moistened. Allow to stand 1 minute.
COAT waffle iron with no-stick cooking spray. Pour 1/4 cup batter for each waffle into waffle iron. Bake 4 to 5 minutes or until done. Repeat to make a total of 10 4-inch waffles.
For Caramel Syrup: WHISK together original syrup and caramel syrup in small bowl. Drizzle 1 tablespoon on serving plates. Cut 2 waffles in half diagonally to make 4 triangles. Arrange on top of syrup. Top with additional caramel syrup, whipped cream, a sprinkle of cinnamon and bacon pieces. Repeat to make additional servings.
TOP waffles with a scoop of caramel de leche ice cream. Omit bacon.

1 comment:

fortheloveofadamsandler said...

I did vanilla ice cream over the chocolate waffles, kept the bacon and drizzled maple syrup over it. My husband LOVED it! He doesn't like Caramel is I changed it but was thinking about doing a girls brunch maybe I will try it!