waffles with a scoop of applesauce on a white plate

Applesauce Waffles

These fluffy applesauce waffles are moist and lightly sweet. With no added sugar, they’re a healthy breakfast option the whole family will love.

Be sure to give these pumpkin spice waffles a try, too!

waffles with a scoop of applesauce on a white plate

Making these applesauce waffles

The addition of applesauce means you’re getting a serving of fruit in your breakfast meal, right? Trust me, parents: Nobody will be the wiser!

waffles with a scoop of applesauce on a white plate

Feel free to substitute whole wheat flour for up to one cup of the all-purpose flour for a slightly grainier waffle.

This waffle recipe makes a moist, fluffy waffle. Add maple syrup if you like, but one of my favorite ways to enjoy these waffles is with a generous scoop of homemade applesauce and a sprinkle of cinnamon. I mean, talk about winning breakfast!

Healthy Applesauce Waffles (No Refined Sugar)

Healthy Applesauce Waffles (No Refined Sugar)

Yield: 6

These fluffy applesauce waffles are moist and lightly sweet. With no added sugar, they're a healthy breakfast option the whole family will love.

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs, separated
  • 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg, ground
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups applesauce
  • 2 cups milk
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat waffle iron.
  2. Using a stand or handheld mixer, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients (including egg yolks) in a separate bowl and stir together, making sure to not over-stir. Fold in the whipped egg whites, until just incorporated. pouring applesauce into waffle ingredients
  4. Cook in waffle iron. For more cooking waffles, go here.
  5. Top with fresh homemade applesauce, maple syrup, or both.

Notes

Makes 6-8 waffles, depending on the size of your waffle iron.

Nutrition Information
Yield 6 Serving Size 6 Servings
Amount Per Serving Calories 363Saturated Fat 10gCholesterol 90mgSodium 264mgCarbohydrates 48gFiber 2gSugar 10gProtein 10g
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