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!
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!
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!
- 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
- Preheat waffle iron.
- Using a stand or handheld mixer, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.
- 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.
- Cook in waffle iron. For more cooking waffles, go here.
- Top with fresh homemade applesauce, maple syrup, or both.
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