Apple Waffles are a much-longed-for breakfast treat. These apple waffles will surely tempt you with their wholesome and delicious taste! 

If that isn’t enough, these tasty waffles will also give you a perfectly balanced meal anytime. You can easily prepare these eggless waffles that are not only for breakfast but also make for the perfect snack.

If you’re an apple lover, you’ll love this recipe for apple waffles. You’ll get all the amazing flavors from fresh apples, and they’ll be cooked inside every bite of crispy goodness. The best part is that it’s easy to make them at home! 

Here’s how:

A Quick Recipe To Make Apple Waffles

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  • 1 cup milk 
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla 
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar 
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Cup finely chopped apple


  1. Combine the milk, butter, egg, and vanilla extract in a large mixing basin.
  2. Mix in the flour, baking powder, sugar, cinnamon, and salt until blended. 
  3. Stir in the apples to combine.
  4. Pour batter into a prepared waffle maker.
  5. Cook till crisp, 4-5 minutes per piece.
  6. Continue until all of the batter has been used.
  7. Serve hot. On top, drizzle with maple syrup, butter, or powdered sugar.
Cuisinart Waffle Maker, Double Belgian, Stainless Steel
Cuisinart Waffle Maker, Double Belgian, Stainless Steel

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Tips for Making Homemade Waffles

  1. Instead of dicing the apples, shred them finer with a box shredder or food processor.
  2. Add maple syrup, cinnamon, powdered sugar, whipped cream, stewed apples, apricot jam, or homemade apple sauce to the waffles.
  3. To store leftover waffles, place them in an airtight jar in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Substitutes And Additions

  1. Flour – This recipe calls for all-purpose flour, but if you want extra fluffy waffles, use cake flour or pastry flour instead.
  2. Waffles with buttermilk – Making waffles with buttermilk and baking soda improves their fluffiness and flavor. In this recipe, replace the milk with buttermilk and add 14 tsp baking soda. To create gluten-free waffles, replace the all-purpose flour with a 1:1 gluten-free blend.
  3. Dairy-free – Instead of cow’s milk, use dairy-free milk such as soy, oat, or almond milk. Substitute dairy-free butter or vegetable oil for the butter.
  4. Plugins – Incorporate chocolate or caramel chips into the batter, or season with nutmeg, ginger, or cardamom.

    How Do You Keep Waffles Crisp?

    If you want your waffles to stay crisp, don’t over-mix the batter. This will cause the proteins in the flour to bond too much and produce a chewy texture instead of a crispy one.

    If you’re baking with whole wheat flour, don’t overbake your waffles. The more gluten that is developed in whole grain flours, the more likely they become tough when exposed for too long at high temperatures. 

    Waffles made from all-purpose flour can get away with slightly longer baking times without becoming tough because they have less gluten than whole wheat flour.

    Don’t open the oven door too often, or it will cool down too much and take longer for your waffle iron to heat back up again; this will also cause steam buildup under your lid, which means longer cooking times (and possibly soggy results) as well!

    Use butter or oil sparingly because too much fat inhibits browning and makes food tougher overall.

    What Recipe Do Restaurants Use For Waffles?

    If you’re wondering what recipe restaurants use for waffles, there are a few things to consider. The first thing is the ingredients. 

    Restaurants have access to all kinds of high-quality ingredients and don’t need to worry about the cost when making large batches of food at once, so they can afford to use some pretty expensive stuff.

    Waffles cooks at home often choose recipes with less expensive ingredients because they aren’t making as much food or they want their waffles to be healthier (like using whole wheat flour). 

    If you’re interested in saving money while still getting good quality waffles, try using recipes that call for baking powder instead of baking soda (which makes them taste better). You may also want to experiment with different flours, like oat flour, if your family has an intolerance or allergy.

    Related: Waffle Recipe Without Baking Powder

    How Can I Make My Belgian Waffles Fluffier?

    If you want to make your waffles fluffier, follow these tips:

    1. Make sure your waffle iron has a deep grid. The deeper the grid, the more batter will be able to spread out and rise in the iron.
    2. Add more eggs to your recipe. One additional egg will cause your waffles to be about 30% thicker than they would have been without it.
    3. Use more flour in your batter than what is called for by the recipe you are following (about 20% more). This will give you more leeway for adding extra ingredients later in case you feel like experimenting with new ideas!
    4. Substitute some butter or oil with baking powder. This helps create steam when cooking so that everything gets nice and fluffy! 
    5. You should also cook them at a lower temperature than normal; this way, they won’t burn before baking properly through all layers of batter before turning golden brown outside where everyone can see!

      Are Bisquick Waffles Good?

      Yes and no. Bisquick waffles can be very delicious, but that’s despite their ingredients: the batter is made with flour and vegetable oil (canola or corn), plus salt and baking powder for leavening. 

      If you like your food on the sweet side, then Bisquick might be just what you’re looking for; if not, there’s a way to make better waffles from scratch without sacrificing any convenience by replacing some or all of each cup of flour with whole wheat pastry flour! 

      This will boost both nutrition and flavor in each bite without changing how easy it is to whip up batter every morning before work or school starts again after summer vacation ends.

      Can I Use Pancake Mix To Make Waffles?

      Yes, you can make a delicious batch of waffles using pancake mix. However, the flavor and texture of homemade waffles will be far superior to those made from a mix.

       That’s because there are many different ingredients in the self-rising flour used for pancakes, giving them a different taste than all-purpose flour. Also, pancake mixes have some extra leavening agents not found in traditional baking flours, and these also affect how your finished product tastes and feels in your mouth.

      So if you want to make the absolute best batch of waffles possible (and who doesn’t?), do yourself a favor and don’t use store-bought mixes or any other shortcuts! The following recipe mentioned above will take up just enough time to get everyone fed without sacrificing quality or flavor, and they’ll still be done before bedtime!


      Hopefully, this recipe will help you make your own delicious apple waffles. There are endless combinations to try out with all the different kinds of apples and toppings!

      Cuisinart Waffle Maker, Double Belgian, Stainless Steel

      Cuisinart Waffle Maker, Double Belgian, Stainless Steel