VEGAN BLUEBERRY WAFFLES

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These vegan blueberry waffles are seriously the best ever. They are so delicious that you can just grab one and eat it just like that, it doesn’t even need to be topped with anything.

Of course, if you DO top it with some vegan butter and powdered sugar and drizzle on some syrup it’s even better!

My love for waffles goes way back. Back to when I was a teenager working part time in an ice cream parlour and got introduced to (and fell in love with) waffles.

Both Jaye and I remember the days when ice cream parlours were pretty much the only place you got waffles. It wasn’t like you bought them ready-made or as if private homes tended to have waffle makers. At least it was like that when we grew up.

So having a waffle maker at home and being able to make delicious homemade waffles whenever you like is so fantastic!

And these vegan blueberry waffles are SO easy to make too.

INGREDIENTS YOU’LL NEED:

INGREDIENT NOTES

  • Fresh blueberries – we used fresh blueberries but frozen will also work great. If you’re using frozen blueberries then you can use them straight from frozen, there is no need to thaw them first.
  • Coconut oil – should be melted first. You can also use a different oil or melted vegan butter if you prefer.
  • Soy milk – can be replaced with a different non-dairy milk.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHEF’S TIPS

Don’t overmix the batter. If you overmix the batter you can make the waffles dense and chewy. For light and fluffy waffles don’t overmix.

Grease your waffle maker so the waffles don’t stick. You can lightly grease it with coconut oil or any oil or spray it with non-stick spray. We tend to use non-stick spray but some waffle irons recommend against that so check your waffle manufacturer instructions.

Don’t open the waffle iron too early. When you want to check on them to see if they’re cooked, wait at least a few minutes first. If you open the machine too early you can ruin your waffles. The best way to know that a waffle is done is when steam has stopped coming out of the sides of the machine. When you start cooking the waffles steam will pour out of the machine. Wait until the steam has died down before opening the machine to check on them.

Diet: Vegan

 

Prep Time: 10 minutes.           
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

 

Servings: 8

 

Calories: 145kcal
Author: Alison Andrews

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ cups All Purpose Flour (156g)
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 3 Tbsp White Granulated Sugar
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 1 ¼ cups Soy Milk (300ml) or other non-dairy milk
  • 2 Tbsp Coconut Oil Melted
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3 ounces Fresh Blueberries (85g)

Instructions

  • Set your waffle iron to preheat while you mix the batter.
  • Sift the flour into a mixing bowl and add the baking powder, sugar and salt. Mix together.
  • Add in the soy milk, coconut oil and vanilla and mix into a batter. Don’t overmix.
  • Add the blueberries and mix in.
  • When your waffle maker is heated, grease the waffle iron or spray it with non-stick spray (see notes). Pour even amounts of batter into the waffle machine and close the machine.
  • Allow to cook for 3-5 minutes or until golden.
  • Serve with vegan butter and powdered sugar and drizzle with syrup.

Notes

  1. Coconut oil – can be replaced with a different oil or melted vegan butter if you prefer.
  2. Fresh blueberries – we used fresh blueberries but frozen will also work great. If you’re using frozen blueberries then you can use them straight from frozen, there is no need to thaw them first.
  3. Grease your waffle maker so the waffles don’t stick. You can lightly grease it with coconut oil or any oil or spray it with non-stick spray. We tend to use non-stick spray but some waffle irons recommend against that so check your waffle manufacturer instructions.
  4. Don’t open the waffle iron too early. When you want to check on them to see if they’re cooked, wait at least a few minutes first. If you open the machine too early you can ruin your waffles. The best way to know that a waffle is done is when steam has stopped coming out of the sides of the machine. When you start cooking the waffles steam will pour out of the machine. Wait until the steam has died down before opening the machine to check on them.
  5. Storing: Keep leftover waffles stored in the fridge for up to 2 days. Reheat in the toaster or microwave. If you need to store them any longer than this, then freeze them.
  6. Freezing: They freeze extremely well. Let them cool completely and then freeze them in a freezer safe bag. Reheat in the toaster.
  7. Serving size: We got 8 waffles from this recipe but this will vary according to the size of your waffle maker. 
  8. This recipe was first published in June 2017. It has been updated with new photos and lots of extra tips but the recipe itself is unchanged. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1Waffle | Calories: 145kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 198mg | Potassium: 83mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 151IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 1mg

RECIPE FAQ

Can you use frozen blueberries in these waffles?

Frozen blueberries are perfect to use in these waffles. You don’t even need to thaw them first.

How to store these waffles?

Keep leftover waffles stored in the fridge for up to 2 days. Reheat in the toaster or microwave. If you need to store them any longer than this, then freeze them.

Can you freeze them?

They freeze extremely well. Let them cool completely and then freeze them in a freezer safe bag. Reheat in the toaster.