Applesauce Waffles

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Add natural sweetness and nutrients to your waffles by adding applesauce!

applesauce waffles

If you think applesauce only belongs in your kid’s lunchbox, think again. Along with being a delicious snack at any age, this tasty treat also happens to be a perfect low-fat baking aid. These light and flavorful Applesauce Waffles are a delicious way to start your day off right. This recipe uses whole wheat flower and coconut oil for a lightened-up version of the breakfast favorite. Meanwhile, cinnamon, honey and almond extract combine for a rich flavor combination without the rich calorie count. Not only does applesauce cut fat and add flavor, but it also packs in a few extra health benefits! The low-cal fat substitute also packs fiber and antioxidants into your heart-healthy breakfast. Whip up a batch of these Applesauce Waffles for your next brunch and top with fruit! And if you want to start from scratch, check out our Skinny Applesauce recipe!

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Applesauce Waffles

These waffles are naturally sweet and perfect for breakfast with the family.
Yield 8 people
Serving Size 1 waffle
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups whole-wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder


  • Preheat waffle iron.
  • While iron heats, combine the eggs, almond milk, coconut oil, almond extract, applesauce, and honey in a large mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, combine the cinnamon, baking soda, flour, and baking powder. Slowly add the flour mix into the applesauce mix and stir just to combine.
  • Lightly spray the waffle iron with non-stick spray. Pour about 1/4 cup of the batter onto the iron and close. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or according to waffle iron instructions. Remove and repeat until all the batter has been used.
  • Top with your favorite fresh fruit or syrup and enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1waffle | Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 186mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 10
Keywords Budget-Friendly, dairy-free, Kid-Friendly, Quick and Easy, Vegetarian

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