Red velvet waffles will quickly become a brunch staple — they’re irresistible. These and other treats are found in Chris Santos’s new cookbook, Share. He’s a judge on Food Network’s Chopped and chef-founder of NYC’s Beauty & Essex, so take his word for it when he says, “You’re going to love this.”

Red velvet cake is understandably everywhere with its brilliant red color and subtle chocolate flavor. Instead of having to make an entire cake, you can make these red velvet waffles, which offer the same flavor, in a fraction of the time. The cream cheese sauce is a sweet alternative to maple syrup.

Reprinted with permission from Share