Gluten-free Waffles from Always Hungry? page 222 with DIY Macadamia Nut Butter Always Delicious page 55

Gluten-Free Waffle Tutorial

This Gluten-Free Waffle recipe has become an AH reader favorite. It’s perfect for everything from fancy brunches to afternoon snacks. You can even freeze a batch to feed kids quickly on a busy morning. Working with gluten-free dough can be tricky if you don’t understand the texture and structure needed to create a fluffy end result. However, with a few tips, it’s quite easy to create these masterpieces in minutes.

Below is a recipe an video tutorial to show you just what you need to produce the perfect gluten-free waffles every time. Top these delicious treats with fruit sauce and fresh whipped cream (Always Hungry? page 222). You can also top with one of our DIY Nut Butters like Macadamia Nut Butter from our newest book, Always Delicious pages 55-58. Click here for a Homemade Nut Butter Tutorial from a past blog post. For a complete meal, add a couple of slices of turkey bacon or smoked salmon on the side.

Variations – Savory Herb or Cheesy Waffles

These gluten-free waffles are quite versatile as well. For a savory result, try using fresh herbs instead of vanilla in the batter. Another delicious choice is to fold in some shredded cheese at the end to make cheesy, waffle shaped breads. Use these as an alternative to sandwich breads, or top them with savory ingredients and serve them open-faced. If you have leftovers, dry and crumble them to use as a breadcrumb substitute.

Grain-free Waffle

Grain-Free Waffles

Chef Dawn Ludwig
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8 waffles


  • 2 cups chickpea (garbanzo) flour (about 280 grams)
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • cups whole-milk plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup unsweetened soy, almond, or whole milk
  • ½ cup neutral-tasting vegetable oil, plus more for waffle iron
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • fruit, whipped cream, or a little maple syrup for serving




Nutrition (Per Waffle)

Fat: 19g
Carbohydrates: 16g
Protein: 12g
Calories: 280
Keyword Grain-Free, Slow Carbohydrates