Sweet Potato Waffles with Cranberry Maple Syrup


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!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
5 servings



  • 1 ½ cups sweet potato puree

  • cup milk

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

  • 2 tablespoons melted butter

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 1 ½ tablespoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger

  • teaspoon ground cloves

  • teaspoon salt


  • 1 cup maple syrup

  • ½ cup cranberry sauce

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon


  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

517 Calories
7g Fat
108g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 517
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 631mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 108g 39%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 59g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 5mg 24%
Calcium 372mg 29%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 413mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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