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24 Wicked Recipes for Keto Waffles

Louise Hendon | December 23
22 Wicked Recipes for Keto Waffles

Waffles are well-known throughout the world, but originally they were the thicker, Belgian-style ones. However nowadays, thanks to the waffle irons available, we can make them to our own design!

Whether you are like me and eat waffles for breakfast with some butter and syrup, or are more into savory ones to serve up for lunch, my list of Wicked Keto Waffle Recipes will give you ideas you can use to create your favorites!

If you have a family of waffle-lovers then read on! Most of the items listed can be frozen so you will never be short on ideas for a healthier breakfast.

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Here are just a few of the Keto Waffle Recipes we’ve included:

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Dairy-Free Keto Waffles

Keto Pumpkin Waffles

– Keto Summit

Keto Pumpkin Waffles

Ingredients: ground cinnamon, ground ginger, ground cloves, ground nutmeg, coconut flour, erythritol, salt, baking powder, reserved pumpkin spice, egg, unsweetened almond milk, ghee, pumpkin puree, confectioners erythritol.

Fall means one thing: pumpkin spice everything. Don’t feel like you have to miss out on this yearly obsession just because you’re Keto. This Keto pumpkin waffles recipe is the absolute best way to wake up!

4-Ingredient Flourless Low Carb Waffles

– Wholesome Yum

Ingredients: eggs, almond butter, erythritol (or any sweetener of choice), gluten-free baking powder.

It is really surprising when you taste these waffles that they are not made using any flour at all! They end up crisped on the outside, yet light and fluffy on the inside. You can use any sweetener that you prefer, or omit the sweet and make them savory to serve with eggs. If you tolerate dairy you could also omit the sweetener and add some grated parmesan to the batter for an even richer flavor.

Keto Crispy Flaxseed Waffles

– Healthful Pursuit

Ingredients: flaxseed, gluten-free baking powder, sea salt, eggs, water, avocado oil or extra-virgin olive oil or melted coconut oil, fresh herbs (if making savory) or ground cinnamon.

Here is another recipe that lets you decide whether you want to go sweet or savory, yet still giving you healthy waffles. They are crispy on the outside and soft in the middle and would even double as bread for a sandwich or base for salad and cooked meats for lunch. You can add fresh herbs to the batter for a savory twist, then serve with loads of veggies and chicken or pork.

Low Carb Buttermilk Waffles

– Beauty and the Foodie

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Photo Credit: Stacey from Beauty and the Foodie

Ingredients: unsweetened coconut milk or almond milk, apple cider vinegar, eggs, coconut oil, vanilla extract, almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, sweetener of choice.

One of the best things about making your own waffles is that you are in charge of how sweet you make them. Store-bought ones are usually too sweet for me, but this recipe allows you to adjust the sweetness. The waffles taste at their best served straight away with whatever topping you prefer. If you are buying a waffle iron then a ceramic one is much easier to clean than a conventional one.

Bacon Almond Waffle

– Caveman Keto

Ingredients: almond flour, butter (use ghee or coconut oil instead for dairy-free), baking powder, Splenda, bacon, eggs.

I must admit I had never seen bacon waffles before I found this recipe, but the thought of cooking bacon into a waffle seems like genius! You end up with a light and fluffy waffle with built-in bacon crispiness that you can enjoy for breakfast any day! Serve with a knob of your favorite butter or a drizzle of sugar-free maple syrup and enjoy!

Ketogenic Diet Waffle Recipe with Raspberry sauce

– Grass Fed Girl

Ingredients: coconut flour, baking soda, ground nutmeg (optional), eggs, coconut milk, lemon juice, stevia (optional), no-sugar raspberry jam (optional), butter or ghee.

I remember as a child waking up to the lovely aroma of fresh-cooked waffles in the morning and looking forward to breakfast! With this recipe, you and your family can do the same, but on a healthier level than my childhood ones. Whether you serve them with the raspberry sauce is up to you, but if you have any leftovers they make great bread substitutes for lunchboxes.

Coconut Flour Waffles

– Wellness Mama

Ingredients: eggs, butter or coconut oil, coconut flour, cinnamon, vanilla, salt.

As with a lot of coconut flour recipes, the results can be very filling, so I would suggest that, depending on the size of your waffle iron, one of these is enough at a time. This is a great recipe to serve with breakfast sausage or egg, or add a little nut butter on top and sprinkle with cinnamon for a new twist on the flavor. Again these make great bread replacements for kids’ lunchboxes.

Plus, heart surgeon Dr. Steven Gundry, M.D. recommends coconut flour as a substitute for other, less healthy flours. “Not only does it add a delicious texture and flavor…but coconut flour is a great source of both soluble and insoluble dietary fiber.”

Fluffy Coconut Flour Waffles [Nut-Free, Sugar-Free]

– Just Enjoy Health

Ingredients: organic eggs, butter or ghee (organic and preferably grass-fed), coconut flour, pink salt, baking soda, coconut milk.

If you are craving the thicker, more satisfying Belgian-style waffles then this recipe is great for you. However, if you don’t have a Belgian waffle maker you can use a standard one and you will get more waffles out of the batter. These are great served with a little cinnamon or some berries, or simple ingredients like ghee and maple syrup.

Savory Superfood Waffles

– The Cast Away Kitchen

Ingredients: cauliflower florets, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, kale powder (optional), eggs, coconut flour, green onion or dried chives.

Superfoods are usually nutrient-rich sources of goodness and even the humble cauliflower is a superfood! These savory waffles can be used as a side dish for casseroles or serve along with chicken thighs. Remember to remove as much liquid as you can from the cauliflower so the waffles stay light and not soggy.

Keto Almond Flour Waffles

Keto Almond Flour Waffles

– Keto Summit

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Ingredients: almond flour, eggs, ghee, coconut milk, baking powder, vanilla extract, erythritol, berries.

If your family are waffle-lovers, why not give this recipe a go! The waffles here would make a great base for breakfast ingredients like bacon and eggs, or you could eat them as they are. These waffles can also be stored in the freezer for a quick and easy meal at any time.

Keto Waffles Stuffed with Cream Cheese (Contains Dairy)

– Ketogasm

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Photo Credit: Tasha from Ketogasm

Ingredients: cooking oil, eggs, mayonnaise, almond flour, cream cheese.

These waffles are made quickly and easily and can be ready in just a few minutes, so everyone can have a filling and satisfying breakfast. If you want to, you can use lower fat cream cheese if you are trying to lose weight, and it won’t affect the flavor. These can be eaten as they are or topped with a berry compote for a fresh yet filling meal.

Almond Flour Yogurt Waffles (Contains Dairy)

– All Day I Dream About Food

Ingredients: almond flour, granulated Swerve Sweetener, vanilla whey protein powder, baking powder, baking soda, xanthan gum, salt, eggs, Greek yogurt, butter, unsweetened almond milk.

This is another great recipe that uses Greek yogurt, which is lower in carbs that other yogurts, making it a great ingredient to use in these breakfast beauties! They are easy to make and are filling enough that one waffle will be plenty per serving. These taste great with a little maple syrup and scattered with almond slices or fresh berries.

Low Carb Waffles

– Genius Kitchen

Ingredients: eggs, oil, cream, baking powder, baking soda, vanilla, Splenda sugar substitute, salt, protein powder, almond flour (optional), flax seed (optional).

This recipe gives you such light and airy waffles that would be perfect at any time of day! Because of the amount of eggs used here they have a slight eggy flavor which makes them ideal for breakfast, but you could add toppings and serve them as a lunch option too. So if you like your waffles light and fluffy, this is the one for you!

Keto Coconut Flour Waffles

Keto Chocolate Waffles

– Keto Summit

Keto Chocolate Waffles

Ingredients: coconut flour, cacao powder, erythritol, salt, baking powder, eggs, unsweetened almond milk, ghee, confectioner’s erythritol.

If like me you can’t see anything wrong with eating chocolate for breakfast, then these waffles are perfect for you! They are full of chocolate flavor, but are not too dry and are great to eat on their own. If you prefer, you could pour over some sugar-free maple syrup or add a knob of your favorite butter. These waffles store in the fridge for up to ten days in an airtight container.

Keto Waffles (Contains Dairy)

– Ditch the Carbs

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Photo Credit: Libby from Ditch The Carbs

Ingredients: egg, coconut flour, sweetener of choice, baking powder, vanilla, full fat milk or cream, butter.

These waffles are so light that they can be served every day for breakfast! Smother them with fruit or a drizzle of syrup and they definitely won’t weigh you down. This recipe can also be adaptable – if you don’t have a waffle maker, just use the same batter recipe and cook them in a pan like pancakes. These waffles can also be frozen, so you will always have some on stand-by!

Buttery Coconut Flour Waffles (Contains Dairy)

– 5 minute Life

Ingredients: coconut flour, eggs, granulated stevia, baking powder, vanilla extract, full fat milk, butter.

Tired of pancakes for breakfast? Why not try making waffles instead! This recipe, made with coconut flour, makes a delicious light breakfast that won’t slow you down at the start of a busy day, or you could serve them with a dollop of coconut cream as a lovely dessert. Healthy waffles are a great way to get kids to eat breakfast too as it is important they get a good start in the morning.

Low Carb Waffles (Contains Dairy)

– Sugar Free Londoner

Ingredients: eggs, coconut flour, xylitol or sweetener of choice, baking powder, vanilla, single cream, butter, cinnamon (cinnamon).

Just imagine sugar-free waffles that taste as good as your regular ones! These ones are light and fluffy, yet filling enough to make a satisfying breakfast. These taste great hot or cold, so they make an interesting addition to a lunchbox. You could even serve them with your favorite toppings for a light and dreamy dessert to top off a hearty meal.

Keto Protein Powder Dairy-Free Keto Waffles

Basic Keto Waffles

– Keto Diet App

Ingredients: coconut flour, vanilla or plain whey protein or egg white protein powder, eggs, almond milk, coconut oil or ghee, vanilla bean or vanilla extract or cinnamon, Stevia extract, Erythritol or Swerve, baking soda, cream of tartar.

Here is another versatile recipe that you can adapt to suit yourself, but that gives you light and airy waffles for a healthy breakfast or dessert. If you can’t have coconut flour you could use almond flour instead, but you will need to add more if you are using a waffle iron. If not, the almond flour gives the batter the perfect consistency for pancakes. These waffles can be stored in the freezer so you will have them ready whenever you need them.

3 Ingredient Protein Waffle

– To Simply Inspire

Ingredients: protein powder of your choice, egg, baking powder, water.

With only three ingredients, this must be one of the easiest waffle recipes you will find. The waffles look paler than some, but are still light and fluffy, and if you spray the waffle iron with some oil you will find that they go nice and crispy on the outside. You can add extras to boost the flavor – try adding vanilla extract or cinnamon for a nice change in taste.

Low Carb Waffles

– Scratch Made Wife

Ingredients: egg whites, vanilla protein powder, cinnamon or apple pie spice, cooking spray.

These wonderful waffles are low carb and flavored with cinnamon, making them a great idea for a healthy breakfast. You can serve these with your choice of butter or with a runny egg on top, or for a sweeter option you could use chocolate protein powder instead. Just have fun experimenting with your favorite flavors and toppings.

Low Carb Protein Waffles

– Kim’s Cravings

Ingredients: vanilla protein powder, egg whites, water, baking powder (optional), ground cinnamon or pumpkin spice, pure vanilla extract.

Like most waffle recipes, the batter in this one can easily be adapted for making pancakes if you don’t have a waffle maker, but it might be worth getting one if you enjoy light and fluffy waffles for breakfast. These ones can be used as a lovely base for your favorite toppings, just remember to spray the waffle iron with oil to give a lovely brown exterior.

Low Carb Waffle

– Beyond Fit Mom

Ingredients: protein powder, egg, water, baking powder, cinnamon, stevia.

It is well known that eating a high-protein breakfast can get your system up and running and can aid weight loss, so if this is an issue for you, these waffles can be a good way to get started. They are high in protein but low in carbs, so will keep you going right through the morning. You can enjoy them as they are or top with berries or coconut cream if you prefer.

Sugar-free Waffles

– Life Made Sweeter

Ingredients: eggs, almond butter, granulated sweetener, unsweetened almond milk, vanilla extract, almond flour, coconut flour, and baking powder.

These deliciously thick, crispy, and fluffy waffles are gluten-free, which is great for members of the family with gluten intolerances. To keep these as healthy as possible, you can add a dash of sugar-free maple syrup for a filling breakfast.

“Healthified” Protein Waffles

– Keto Adapted

Ingredients: coconut flour, vanilla egg white or whey protein, Celtic sea salt, aluminum free baking powder, unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk, eggs, butter or coconut oil.

Because these waffles are not sweetened at all, they would be perfect served with eggs or bacon for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Protein-rich waffles make a great start to the day as they fill you up and keep you going till lunch. They work well cold too, so you could even use them instead of bread for picnics or lunchboxes. They can be frozen then toasted when you need them.

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Louise Hendon

Louise holds a Bachelors and Masters in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University (UK). She attended Columbia University for her JD and practiced law before co-founding Louise's Foods, Paleo Living Magazine, Nourishing Brands, & CoBionic. Louise has considerable research experience but enjoys creating products and articles that help move people just a little bit closer toward a healthy life they love.