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Apple Cinnamon Waffles

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These waffles are simple and fun to make. They are loaded with chunks of green apples and mixed with loads of cinnamon to add a whole new waffle dimension!

Baked by Alie Romano

Professional Baker and Recipe Developer

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Apple Cinnamon Waffles

Breakfast is by far my favourite meal of the day! I’m a sucker for fresh bread, croissants, and pastries paired with hot coffee or tea; alongside with eggs, bacon and some fresh fruit! I could keep going on about all the breakfast foods; crepes, frittatas, sausage… the list is long!

But I absolutely love to make waffles for breakfast and I always like having extra waffles for the week. I will make a large batch and stick the extras in the freezer.  It’s super easy to pull a few out in the morning and pop them in the toaster to defrost. It reminds me of being a kid and having Eggo waffles before school!

Waffles are super easy to make and it’s fun to play with all the flavour combinations.The combination of apple and cinnamon is not new, it’s a classic and why mess with a classic?! They pair so beautifully together and when baked in a hot waffle iron with a bread like batter…well I’m in breakfast heaven!

Apple Cinnamon Waffles
Apple Cinnamon Waffles


  • All-purpose flour
  • Sugar
  • Cinnamon
  • Green apple
  • Eggs
  • Milk
  • Vegetable oil
  • Baking powder
  • Vanilla extract

Apple Varieties

Normally I’d give you a list of apples that are better for cooking, baking, or snacking. But since the apple isn’t being baked for a long period of time, you don’t have to worry about it turning into applesauce! So, any type of apple will work for this recipe, so use whatever apple you have or is your favorite.


I doused these waffles in plain yogurt, maple syrup and some more chopped apples. They are the perfect fall breakfast! On weekends, I’ll add some scrambled eggs and bacon to fancy things up! How do you like your waffles?

  • Icing sugar
  • Whipping cream
  • Yogurt
  • Fresh berries
  • Applesauce
  • Maple Syrup (real Canadian maple syrup of course!)
Apple Cinnamon Waffles
Apple Cinnamon Waffles

How To Make Apple Cinnamon Waffles

Step One: Heat a clean waffle iron. Make your batter and fold chopped apples into the batter. Spoon the batter into the waffle iron and cook until the waffles are browned and crisp. Remove from the waffle iron and continue until all the batter is finished.

Apple Cinnamon Waffles
Apple Cinnamon Waffles

Apple Cinnamon Waffles

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These waffles are simple and fun to make. They are loaded with chunks of green apples and mixed with cinnamon to add a whole new waffle dimension!

  • Author: Alie Romano
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Canadian


Units Scale
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 2 cups milk, warm
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 small green apple, approx. 1 cup – chopped into small cubes (you can leave the skins on)


  1. Preheat a waffle iron.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, sugar and cinnamon, set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, warm milk, oil, and vanilla until well incorporated. Add chopped apples.
  4. Pour the milk mixture into the flour mixture. Mix together (lightly) until incorporated (don’t overmix).
  5. Let batter rest for 5 minutes.
  6. Ladle the batter into a preheated waffle iron. Don’t overfill the waffle iron, the batter will spread out.
  7. Cook the waffles until golden and crisp.


Waffles freeze well. Place in an airtight container or a freezer bag for up to a month.


  • Serving Size: 1 waffle
  • Calories: 137
  • Sugar: 4.5g
  • Sodium: 24mg
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.5g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 17.7g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 3.5g
  • Cholesterol: 26mg

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Why didn’t my apple cinnamon waffles turn out?

The most common issue is the size of chopped apples. Make sure the apples are small enough to be sandwiched into your waffle maker while keeping within the batter. If they are too large the apples will cause issues within the waffle maker resulting in poor waffles.

Can I make my waffle batter ahead of time?

Unfortunately no, making waffle batter too far in advance will cause flat waffles. It’s best to whip up the batter right before making them.

Can I freeze homemade apple cinnamon waffles?

Yes, waffles freeze and reheat really well. Place cooked and cooled waffles in an airtight container or a freezer bag for up to a month. Place the frozen waffle directly into the toaster, reheat and enjoy!

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The BEEEEST waffle recipe 🤤

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Love the format you used on these recipes as well as the nutritional information. Your recipes are always so clearly written and trustworthy and your explanations so enjoyable and honest.

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