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Crispy Spiced Apple Waffles with Maple Butter

The long anticipated chill in the air bringing back the best season is here!!! Couldn’t be more excited. I am wasting no time getting into the fall recipes starting with these Crispy spiced Apple Waffles with salty Maple Butter. A great weekend breakfast. These waffles stay pretty crisp, so you can eat them the next day with that salty maple butter and they’ll be just as good


Crispy Spiced Apple Waffles with Maple Butter

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 4-6 minutes per waffle Yield: 6-8 waffles


For the Waffles

  • 2 cups flour

  • 1/2 cup cornstarch

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

  • 2 tbs brown sugar

  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger

  • 1/4 tsp allspice

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 2 cups milk

  • 2/3 cup vegetable or canola oil

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

  • 2 eggs

  • Butter for the waffle iron

  • Brown sugar for the waffle iron (optional)

For the Apple Filling

  • 2 apples, small diced

  • 1 tbs lemon juice

  • 1/3 cup brown sugar

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • Salt to taste

For the Maple Butter

  • 1/2 cup salted butter, softened

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup

  • 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon

  • Salt to taste


  1. In a large mixing bowl, add the flour, cornstarch, baking powder and soda, 2 tbs brown sugar, 1 tsp ground cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, ginger, and 1/2 tsp salt. Whisk to combine.

  2. In another mixing bowl, combine the milk, vegetable/canola oil, vanilla extract, and eggs. Whisk well to combine.

  3. Make a well in the centre of the flour mixture, and pour the milk mixture in. Whisk the wet into the dry until just combined. Set aside until ready to use.

  4. Turn your waffle iron on to high. While it is preheating, make the apple filling. Combine all of the ingredients for the apple filling in a small bowl and stir until the brown sugar has melted.

  5. Add about a tsp of butter to the hotel waffle iron, and sprinkle it with about a tbs of brown sugar (optional). Pour 3-4 tbs of waffle batter on to the waffle iron, then dollop the batter with 1-2 tbs of the apple mixture. Cover with another 1-2 tbs of waffle batter and close the waffle iron. Cook for about 4-6 minutes. Repeat until the batter is finished.

  6. While the waffles are cooking, prepare the maple butter. In a mixing bowl, add all the of ingredients for the maple butter. Using and electric mixer, whip on medium high until the maple has been fully incorporated, and the butter is light in color and fluffy. Serve the waffles warm with maple butter.


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