Carrot Cake Waffles – The Perfect Start to Your Day


 
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These Carrot Cake Waffles are the perfect way to start your day! Simple, delicious and packed full of flavor!

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It’s no secret that starting off your mornings with a delicious breakfast is key. No matter what it is, getting some sort of food in the tummy of yourself and your family needs to happen! These waffles will not only start off your day perfectly, but you’ll also have a hard time stopping yourself at just one or two.

The great part about these carrot cake waffles? They are packed full of goodness that your family needs. Make with real bits of carrot, you can rest easy knowing that you’re getting some of those veggies in the tummies of your kiddos.

And honestly, they taste a bit more like dessert than breakfast, so it’s definitely a time to feel like you’re having a fun splurge when eating these waffles! Serve ’em up with syrup or a dollop of cream, and you’ll be planning your next breakfast day to make these up before you even finish eating them!

Ingredients for Carrot Cake Waffles

  • 2 cups of White Whole Wheat Flour
  • 2 teaspoons of Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon of Baking Soda
  • 2 teaspoon of ground Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of ground Nutmeg
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 3 large Eggs
  • 2 cups of Buttermilk
  • ¼ cup of melted Butter
  • ¼ cup of Maple Syrup
  • 1 cup shredded Carrots (about 2 medium sized)
  • ¼ cup of Raisins
  • ¼ cup of chopped Walnuts
Maple-Walnut Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 8 oz. of Cream Cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup of Maple Syrup
  • ¼ cup of chopped Walnuts

 

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Instructions to make Carrot Cake Waffles

  • Sift together white whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Keep it aside.

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  • In a large bowl, combine the buttermilk, melted butter, maple syrup, and the eggs. Beat it till fluffy.
  • Gradually add in the sifted flour mix. Gently fold it in.

  • Add the shredded carrots, raisins and the chopped walnuts. Fold it in.

  • Preheat waffle iron.
  • Grease both the plates with melted butter. Ladle about ½ cup of the batter in the middle of the waffle iron. Cook according to your waffle iron’s instructions. Generally about 3 to 4 minutes.

  • Transfer the cooked waffle to a plate. Keep warm.
  • Repeat with the rest of the batter.

Maple-Walnut Cream Cheese Frosting

  • While the waffle is cooking, combine the softened cream cheese, maple syrup and chopped walnuts in a large bowl.
  • With an electric beater, beat it till smooth and fluffy.

To Serve

  • Dollop a tablespoon of the maple walnut frosting on a warm waffle. Enjoy with your morning coffee, tea, milk or juice.
Carrot Cake Waffles
Ingredients
  • 2 cups of White Whole Wheat Flour
  • 2 teaspoons of Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon of Baking Soda
  • 2 teaspoon of ground Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of ground Nutmeg
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 3 large Eggs
  • 2 cups of Buttermilk
  • ¼ cup of melted Butter
  • ¼ cup of Maple Syrup
  • 1 cup shredded Carrots (about 2 medium sized)
  • ¼ cup of Raisins
  • ¼ cup of chopped Walnuts
Maple-Walnut Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 8 oz. of Cream Cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup of Maple Syrup
  • ¼ cup of chopped Walnuts
Instructions
  1. Sift together white whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Keep it aside.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the buttermilk, melted butter, maple syrup, and the eggs. Beat it till fluffy.

  3. Gradually add in the sifted flour mix. Gently fold it in.

  4. Add the shredded carrots, raisins and the chopped walnuts. Fold it in.

  5. Preheat waffle iron.

  6. Grease both the plates with melted butter. Ladle about ½ cup of the batter in the middle of the waffle iron. Cook according to your waffle iron’s instructions. Generally about 3 to 4 minutes.

  7. Transfer the cooked waffle to a plate. Keep warm. 

  8. Repeat with the rest of the batter.

Maple-Walnut Cream Cheese Frosting
  1. While the waffle is cooking, combine the softened cream cheese, maple syrup and chopped walnuts in a large bowl. 

  2. With an electric beater, beat it till smooth and fluffy.

To Serve
  1. Dollop a tablespoon of the maple walnut frosting on a warm waffle. Enjoy with your morning coffee, tea, milk or juice.


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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Could you make the batter slightly thinner for pancakes?

    1. I wouldn’t see why not! If you try it, I would love to know how it turns out for you!

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