Golden brown and crispy on the outside, soft and fluffy on the inside- these vegan waffles are the perfect fall breakfast treat in more ways than one.
They pack in the goodness of pumpkin puree along with a dairy free milk, and are a total delight in more ways than one.
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What I Love About the Recipe
My favorite part about these vegan waffles is the fact that the waffles have the most insanely delicious flavor.
You won’t even realize they’re vegan- that’s how great they are.
It has to be my best vegan waffle recipe of all time.
Ingredients For the Vegan Waffles Recipe
Ready to make these vegan waffles? Once you’re armed with your waffle iron, here’s all you’ll need.
- All-purpose flour: Forms the structural base of the waffles.
- Oat milk: Acts as a dairy-free liquid, contributing to the batter’s consistency.
- Pumpkin puree: Infuses the waffles with sweetness and autumnal flavor.
- Coconut oil: Adds moisture, ensuring the waffles are not dry.
- Cane sugar: Sweetens the batter, enhancing the overall taste.
- Baking powder and baking soda: Serve as leavening agents, helping the waffles rise.
- Cinnamon: Ties the flavors together, adding a warm and spicy note.
- Salt: Heightens and balances the flavors in the waffles.
How to Make the Vegan Waffles
Ready to make this recipe? Here’s the step by step process you’ll need to follow.
Step 1: Combine Wet Ingredients in a Large Mixing Bowl
In a medium size bowl add the pumpkin puree, oat milk, coconut oil and sugar. Whisk until well combined.
Step 2: Whisk in Remaining Ingredients
Then add the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon to the same bowl and whisk until well combined and smooth.
Step 3: Grease Waffle Maker and Pour in the Batter
Heat your waffle iron to medium high heat and spray with non-stick spray. Add about 1/3 cup batter to the iron. Let it cook for about 3-4 minutes.
Step 4: Cook and Serve
Repeat until batter is done. Serve with your favorite toppings. Enjoy!
Tips & Tricks to Make Vegan Waffles
While this vegan waffle recipe is super simple and straightforward, you might want to take note of these tips and tricks too.
- Remember to grease your waffle iron with some vegan butter or melted coconut oil to keep the waffle batter from sticking to the waffle maker.
- If you don’t have melted vegan butter and don’t wanted to use melted coconut oil, you can just spray some cooking spray on the waffle iron.
- Remember to follow the waffle iron instructions carefully and use a greased waffle maker to make sure the waffles come out perfect.
- You can also try making vegan Belgian waffles with the same mixture by using a Belgian waffle iron.
- Another great idea is to use a mini waffle maker to make these easy vegan waffles for kids.
- I used cane sugar to sweeten the waffle mixture, but you can also use some pure maple syrup or brown sugar instead.
- Chocolate chips can also be a great addition to the waffle batter.
- I also like to add a dash of vanilla extract to waffle batter to balance out all the flavors.
What Can I Use Instead of All Purpose Flour?
I used all purpose flour to make vegan waffles, but you can also use whole wheat flour instead if you want to make it healthier.
To make gluten free waffles, you can use oat flour or spelt flour or even some coconut flour.
Buckwheat flour is another great option if you’re looking for a gluten free flour to use to make these light and fluffy waffles.
Can I Use Any Other Plant Based Milk?
You can use almost any kind of non dairy milk of your choice. Coconut milk, almond milk and soy milk are all great choices.
Vegan buttermilk can be another great addition to the mixture.
How Can I Store the Leftover Waffles?
If you have any leftover waffles, you can move them to an airtight container and refrigerate them for 2-3 days, or freeze them if you want them to last longer.
Remember to serve your waffles warm, and to first thaw your frozen waffles before you reheat them.
How to Serve the Vegan Waffles
These light and fluffy waffles taste prefect when topped with some fresh fruit and a drizzle of powdered sugar.
You can stick to using fresh berries or any chopped up seasonal fruit you have at hand.
More Recipes to Try
If you enjoyed putting your waffle maker to use with this easy recipe, and are inspired to try some more vegan recipes, here are some good ones worth checking out.
- 2 ¼ cup all-purpose flour
- 2 cups oat milk
- 1 can (15 oz) pumpkin puree
- ¼ cup coconut oil
- ¼ cup organic pure cane sugar
- 2 tsp baking powder
- ½ tsp baking soda
- ½ tsp cinnamon
- ¼ tsp salt
- In a medium size bowl add the pumpkin puree, oat milk, coconut oil and sugar. Whisk until well combined.
- Then add the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon to the same bowl and whisk until well combined and smooth.Heat your waffle iron to medium high heat and spray with non-stick spray.
- Add about 1/3 cup batter to the iron. Let it cook for about 3-4 minutes.
- Repeat until batter is done. Serve with your favorite toppings. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 493Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 553mgCarbohydrates: 82gFiber: 3gSugar: 22gProtein: 8g