Light and Fluffy Vegan Waffles


Simple, vegan waffle recipe for a lazy weekend morning. Cooked waffles store well in the fridge or frozen and reheat in the toaster, if allowed to cool fully and kept separated between sheets of parchment paper.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
6 waffles


  • ½ cup warm water

  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed meal

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoons baking powder

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 ¾ cups almond milk

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • ¼ cup applesauce

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Combine water and flaxseed meal in a medium-sized bowl. Set aside for 5 minutes.

  2. Combine flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Mix well.

  3. Add almond milk, oil, applesauce, and vanilla extract to flaxseed mixture. Combine until smooth. Add to flour mixture and stir until just combined.

  4. Preheat a waffle iron according to manufacturer's instructions.

  5. Add 1/3 cup waffle batter to the preheated waffle iron and cook until waffle is golden brown and the iron stops steaming, about 5 minutes. Repeat with remaining batter.

Cook's Note:

You can use any milk substitute that you'd like, such as soy milk.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

280 Calories
11g Fat
40g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 280
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Sodium 730mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 346mg 27%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 129mg 3%

* 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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