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Sweet Potato Waffles with Cranberry Maple Syrup

Rated as 4.37 out of 5 Stars

"These flavorful waffles are filling, lightly spiced, slightly sweet, and perfect for the holidays. They can easily be made using leftover sweet potato casserole and cranberry sauce after Thanksgiving or for a festive Christmas morning breakfast!"
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25 m servings 517
Original recipe yields 5 servings


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  1. Preheat a waffle iron according to manufacturer's instructions.
  2. Stir sweet potato, milk, egg, and butter together in a bowl. Whisk flour, brown sugar, baking powder, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, and salt together in a separate large bowl. Add potato mixture to flour mixture; stir until batter is just combined.
  3. Ladle batter into the preheated waffle iron and cook until waffles are golden and crisp, about 3 minutes.
  4. Stir maple syrup, cranberry sauce, and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon together in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until well-combined and heated through, 5 to 10 minutes. Pour syrup over cooked waffles.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 517 calories; 7 108.2 7.9 52 631 Full nutrition

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Followed instructions as written and loved this recipe. Was so much easier than others I found online for sweet potato waffles. The only small problem I had was that I was using fresh sweet ...

Love the recipe, I did double it and instead of 2/3 X cup milk I used 2.5 cup milk, an 3 egg and 1 cup whole wheat and 2 cups white. I blended the sweet potato and wet ingredients in a blend...

Followed the recipe exactly using canned sweet potatoes (in syrup). The texture was perfect and the family loved both the waffles and the cranberry maple syrup. It was a great way to begin th...

The waffles were absolutely delicious!! We loved them. I didn't have cranberry sauce so I just sprinkled a few Craisins on top with some toasted Pecans and warm Maple Syrup. My problem with this...

I think these would have been good. But mine stuck to the waffle iron so bad I couldn’t even salvage anything. Not sure how I will get this clean! LOL anybody have any suggestions how to keep th...

The amount of milk in this recipe has to be doubled to make a ladleable batter. I did not make the maple cranberry sauce syrup recipe. I made maple syrup with reconstituted dried canberries and ...

Followed the recipe as written and it made a super thick consistency. I kept adding milk until it got close enough to a batter. Other than that the taste was great. Next I'll half the flour o...

Very tasty

These waffles are oh so yummy, and the Cranberry Maple Syrup is the perfect accompaniment. Thanks for sharing.