Crispy Gluten Free Almond Flour Waffles

Oh, be still my gluten free heart! These almond flour waffles are crispy and light, a perfect way for me to indulge in a special weekend breakfast without the gluten.

waffles on a cooling rack

Also? They’re dairy free and suitable for the keto diet as well. That’s winning waffles for a whole lot of people on special diets!

With no added sugar, this waffle recipe is a double hitter; it can go sweet or savory! Slather it with blueberry sauce or maple syrup, or spread on some hummus for a filling meal.

My family loved these waffles — even the wheat eaters among us! With real food ingredients like almond flour and coconut milk, you might expect these waffles to be a bit dense, but they’re not. They’re crispy and airy and delicious! These waffles hold together beautifully, too, which isn’t always the case with gluten free recipes.

Making these almond flour waffles

These almond flour waffles are made with finely ground almond flour. Canned coconut milk makes this a dairy-free waffle. If you’d like to use another type of milk — either dairy or a dairy free nut milk — use 1-1/4 cup to replace the coconut milk.

We used an Oster DuraCeramic Belgian Waffle Maker set on max. Each waffle took about 8 minutes to cook and popped out of the waffle maker easily.

This recipe makes a thick waffle batter. Spoon it into the waffle iron and spread it out toward the edges before closing it.

Serve them with

waffles on a cooling rack

Gluten Free Crispy Almond Flour Waffles

Crispy waffles made with almond flour and coconut milk make these perfect for gluten free or dairy free diets.
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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to make waffles
Servings: 6
Calories: 590kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 cups almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons flax seed
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 can coconut milk 14 ounces
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup light oil
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat waffle iron while you make the batter. Let it warm for 10-15 minutes.
  • Combine the dry ingredients in a medium-size bowl. Whisk the wet ingredients together in a separate bowl.
  • Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients until just combined. This will make a thick waffle batter.
    adding wet ingredients to dry ingredients to make almond flour waffles
  • Allow batter to sit for five minutes or so before cooking.
  • Oil the waffle iron thoroughly and scoop batter onto the bottom plate.
    ladle with batter
  • Spread batter out toward the edges of the waffle maker before closing the lid.
  • Serve immediately or keep warm in the oven.
    cooked almond flour waffle

Notes

Recipe makes six 7″ round waffles that are:
Gluten free
Dairy free
Keto
Paleo
If you’d like to use another type of milk — either dairy or a dairy free nut milk — use 1-1/4 cup to replace the coconut milk.
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