Easy Gluten-Free Waffles {Dairy-Free & Vegan Option}

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An easy gluten-free waffle recipe with a dairy-free and Vegan option. A gluten-free waffle mix made with a few simple ingredients that make fluffy, soft on the inside, and crispy waffles every time! 

gluten-free waffles with butter and syrup on a white plate with berries. A fork, syrup, sausage, berries and a glass of orange juice is in the background.

Originally published May 2019, post updated and recipe video added August 2020.

Gluten-Free Waffles

I have had several readers ask me if they could use my Easy Gluten-Free Pancakes recipe to make waffles. Waffles are a little different than pancakes, but they are still made with the same simple ingredients as pancakes just in different amounts.

It is so easy to make gluten-free waffles from scratch! I promise, once you make these homemade gluten-free waffles, you won’t go back to box mixes like gluten-free Bisquick again. You can see just how easy these waffles are to make in the recipe video.

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How To Make Gluten-Free Waffles

  • I always like to start by mixing my liquid ingredients first. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs (or egg replacer), granulated sugar, pure vanilla extract, and vegetable oil. (photo 1)
  • Add the gluten-free flour, gluten-free baking powder, and salt to the egg mixture and mix until fully combined. (photo 2)
  • Stir in milk and mix until smooth. (photo 3)
  • Use a greased ice-cream scoop to pour the batter onto a greased, preheated waffle maker. (photo 4)
  • Cook the waffles according to the waffle maker’s directions or until they are golden brown. I have an Oster Waffle Maker. (photo 5)
  • Top with butter, syrup, or your favorite topping. Enjoy!
  • Store leftovers in an air-tight container.
  • These waffles can be frozen and reheated in the microwave. To freeze the waffles, allow them to completely cool first. Place them on a parchment-lined baking sheet and flash freeze them for 10 minutes. Flash freezing them keeps them from sticking together. Once the waffles are flash-frozen, you can remove them from the baking sheet and place them inside a freezer-safe bag or air-tight container.

Homemade Waffle Making Tips

  • Allow your waffle maker to heat up before pouring on the batter.
  • Use gluten-free cooking spray to grease the waffle maker with every waffle you make.
  • Use a greased ice cream scoop to portion out the batter. Just scoop the waffle batter and pour onto your greased waffle maker. My waffle maker takes 2 scoops.
  • Add your favorite mix-ins like chocolate chips or blueberries!
  • If you’re not going to enjoy your waffle straight out of the waffle maker place then on a parchment-lined baking sheet and put them in a preheated oven to 200°F and keep them warm.
  • Make sure your syrup is gluten-free. I like pure maple syrup.

Fun Waffle Mix-In Ideas

Waffles are super versatile, and you can easily add your favorite flavor mix-ins to the batter.

  • chocolate chips
  • blueberries
  • snickerdoodle-by adding brown sugar and cinnamon to the batter
  • bacon waffles-chopped cooked bacon to the batter

Waffle Toppings Ideas

Waffles can be either sweet or savory depending on what you top them with.

  • fresh berries and whipped cream
  • peanut butter
  • chocolate sauce
  • bananas
  • pure maple, blueberry, strawberry or blackberry syrup
  • powdered sugar
  • ice cream (for dessert)
  • use in place of an English muffin for eggs benedict

Gluten-Free Waffle Mix

This gluten-free waffle mix can be made ahead of time and stored an air-tight container for later. So later, all you will have to do is add the wet ingredients.

Just like your favorite store-bought gluten-free waffle mix. Making a homemade waffle mix will also save you money!

Can The Waffles Be Made Ahead Of Time?

Yes, the waffle batter can be made the night before and stored in the refrigerator for up to 48 hours.  You can store the cooked waffles in an air-tight container for up to thee days before serving them.

How To Freeze Waffles

Freezing waffles help with breakfast on busy mornings. The next time you make waffles, make an extra batch, and keep them in the freezer. These are super easy to freeze and reheat.

If you buy frozen, gluten-free waffles, this waffle recipe is going to save you money! Not only are these waffles budget-friendly, but they taste so much better than any of the brands of gluten-free frozen waffles.

To freeze the waffles, allow them to completely cool.  Place them on a parchment-lined baking sheet and flash freeze them for 10 minutes. Flash freezing them keeps them from sticking together.

Once they are flash-frozen, you can remove them from the baking sheet and place them inside a freezer-safe bag or air-tight container.

pan of gluten-free waffles and a freezer bag of gluten-free waffles

Gluten-Free Flour

I made these gluten-free waffles with Pillsbury gluten-free flour. I like using a cup for cup gluten-free rice flour blend. A cup for cup all-purpose gluten-free flour blend is one that already has xanthan gum it.

Xanthan gum makes gluten-free baking so much easier! It helps replace the elasticity and texture of gluten. Make sure not to add any extra xanthan gum to your flour if it already includes it. If you do, you will get gummy waffles!

Most gluten-free all-purpose flours already have xanthan gum already in them, so make sure to check the ingredients of your gluten-free flour.

I like Pillsbury gluten-free flour. Not all gluten-free flours are created equal. You may experience different baking results depending on the gluten-free flour blend you choose.

This recipe will not work with almond or coconut flour.

Tip For Measuring Gluten-Free Flour

I have found the best way to measure gluten-free flour is the “spoon & level” method. First I use a spoon to scoop the flour into the measuring cup. After I have spooned the flour into the measuring cup, I use the back of a knife to level off the top of the measuring cup.

Please do not scoop the flour directly out of the bag with your measuring cup. Or you can get too much flour in the recipe.

a plate of 3 gluten-free waffles with butter, syrup, a fork, berries, syrup, sausage and orange juice

Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Waffles

I have also included a dairy-free option for this gluten-free waffle recipe. Most of my family is also dairy-free so I always try and have a dairy-free option to my recipes.  So you too can enjoy gluten-free and dairy-free waffles.

For the dairy-free version of this recipe, I used unsweetened almond milk.

Some of my favorite dairy-free alternatives that I like to bake and cook with are unsweetened almond, cashew, or coconut milk. I also like baking with Smart Balance butter.

Egg-Free Cooking

My husband recently found out he has an egg sensitivity, so I have been learning to cook and bake egg-free as well. I used Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-Free Egg Replacer, to test out an egg-free version. They turned out great! By using dairy-free milk and the egg replacer, these can be gluten-free and vegan waffles.

gluten-free waffles with a bite cutout of it on a fork with syrup, berries, sausage, and orange juice

Easy Gluten-Free Waffles

This is my family’s favorite tried and true waffle recipe. These gluten-free waffles always come out fluffy, soft in the inside and crispy on the outside.

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5 from 142 votes

Easy Gluten-Free Waffles {Dairy-Free & Vegan Option}

Servings: 6 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 2 minutes
Total: 12 minutes
gluten-free waffles with butter and syrup on a white plate with berries. A fork, syrup and berries in the background.
An easy gluten-free waffle recipe with a dairy-free and Vegan option. A gluten-free waffle mix made with a few simple ingredients that make fluffy, soft in the inside, and crispy waffles every time! 

Ingredients 

  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs, Vegan option use gluten-free Bob's Red Mill egg replacer
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose gluten-free flour , I like Pillsbury gluten-free flour. Not all gluten-free flours are created equal. You may experience different baking results depending on the gluten-free flour blend you choose.
  • 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum, (leave out if your flour blend already has it)
  • 4 teaspoons gluten-free baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 3/4 cup milk , dairy-free/Vegan use unsweetened almond, cashew, or coconut milk

Instructions 

  • In a large bowl whisk the eggs (or egg replacer), granulated sugar, pure vanilla extract, and the vegetable oil together.
  • Add the gluten-free flour, xanthan gum (leave out if your flour already has it), gluten-free baking powder, and salt to the egg mixture and mix until fully combined.
  • Stir in milk and mix until smooth. 
  • Using a greased ice cream scoop, pour the batter onto a preheated greased waffle machine.
  • Cook the waffles according to the directions of the waffle maker, or until they are golden brown.
  • Top with butter, syrup or favorite topping. Enjoy! Store leftovers in an air-tight container.
  • These waffles can be frozen and reheated in the microwave. To freeze the waffles, allow them to completely cool and place them on a parchment lined baking sheet and flash freeze them for 10 minutes. Flash freezing them keeps them from sticking together. Once they are flash frozen, you can remove them from the baking sheet and place them inside a freezer-safe bag or air-tight container.

Video

Notes

  • I like Pillsbury gluten-free flour. Not all gluten-free flours are created equal. You may experience different baking results depending on the gluten-free flour blend you choose.
  • The best way to measure gluten-free flour is the “spoon & level” method. Using a spoon, scoop the flour into the measuring cup. After you’ve spooned the flour into the measuring cup, use the back of a knife to level off the top of the measuring cup. Please do not scoop the flour out of the bag with your measuring cup.
  • For dairy-free and Vegan options I used unsweetened almond milk.
  • For egg-free and Vegan options I used gluten-free Bob’s Red Mill Egg Replacer.
  • Add your favorite mix-ins like blueberries or chocolate chips! 
  • Make sure your syrup is gluten-free. I like to pure maple syrup.
  • Store leftovers in an air-tight container.
  • These waffles can be frozen and reheated in the microwave. To freeze the waffles, allow them to completely cool and place them on a parchment-lined baking sheet and flash freeze them for 10 minutes. Flash freezing them keeps them from sticking together. Once they are flash-frozen, you can remove them from the baking sheet and place them inside a freezer-safe bag or air-tight container.

Nutrition

Serving: 1waffleCalories: 403kcalCarbohydrates: 44gProtein: 8gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 77mgSodium: 168mgPotassium: 928mgFiber: 4gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 215IUCalcium: 464mgIron: 2.4mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
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About Audrey Roberts

I'm Audrey Roberts, a busy mama of four and I love sharing the recipes that I make for my family. I make gluten-free family-friendly recipes that are simple and delicious that you can too! I use easy to find ingredients that won't break your budget. You will also find dairy-free options and Paleo recipes. I am also the author of The Everything Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Cookbook, which is an Amazon Best Selling Cookbook in the US and Internationally. Living gluten-free since 2010. I hope by me sharing my journey it may help you with yours.

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  1. I have been using this recipe for years now and it never fails. a few tweaks here and there to my family’s liking and it’s a perfect breakfast choice.

  2. I made this recipe on the spur of a moment for my husband today. I was out of my homemade almond milk, so I had to sub that with Greek yogurt and coconut water to the equivalency of the milk portion. I also never use white sugar or vegetable oils (not healthy) so I substituted coconut sugar and olive oil (definitely healthier choices) for those, otherwise followed recipe exactly. I used King Arthur GF flour which I use in all my gf commercial baking. These waffles were amazing! Light crispy, yet fluffy. Perfecto, my hubby said! Served with warmed per organic maple syrup and Kerrygold butter, they were so yummy! Definitely, as a baker myself, this is my go to waffle from now on!!! Bravo!!!

  3. Hi Audrey,
    Thank you for your amazing recipes, but I’m from South Africa and do not get proper GF flour and ordering from Amazon is very expensive! Do you have a flour mix recipe that I can mix myself, I am gluten free, dairy and sugar sensitive….
    Thanking you kindly

  4. As written, the recipe calls for 4 TABLESPOONS of baking powder. I think the right amount should probably be 4 teaspoons. Other than that, the waffles were great. I plan on using this recipe again.

  5. Girrrrl.
    I’d give this recipe 6 stars if it were possible.
    These waffles are fluffy, but crispy, so light and tasty. There is NO way you would tell that they were gluten free. I’m not GF but my mama is, so when we have family events, we make everything gluten free, so she doesn’t ever miss out. I made these delicious waffles for Easter brunch and they were a hit with everyone, even the kids (who are notoriously honest, sometimes brutally so haha)
    Can’t wait to try more of your recipes xx

  6. This recipe was delicious, my family loved them. I made GF, DF and white sugar free, Belgian waffles. Used maple sugar instead of white. This is a keeper, will make them again. Thank you!

  7. We made these this morning and the whole family loved them! (Kiddos too)
    I only had a cup of bobs gf flour blend so I added to it my own (40%tapioca, 30%millet, 30%sorgum) to make enough for a recipe and a half.
    I fluffed up the liquid ingredients well before mixing the rest to add lots of aeration.
    Very yummy! It’s a keeper!

  8. This is a great recipe! I’m the one who is gluten intolerant but my mom, who generally doesn’t like gluten free recipes, asks me to make them for her frequently. I do substitute brown sugar for white sugar which gives them a nice molasses flavor.

  9. I’m actually “gluten-full” (ha!) but we’ve recently adopted a gluten-free/dairy-free diet for my daughter so I’ve been seeking delicious toddler-friendly GF recipes. I made these this morning and honestly, these are better than any traditional waffles…yum! Only modification I made was using melted coconut oil rather than veggie oil. Thanks for sharing!

  10. Yum, these are delicious and have great texture! I had trouble with the waffles sticking to my iron, even when I put extra oil on it. I don’t have this problem with other recipes. Any suggestions? THanks! Elise

    1. Hi Elise! Did your waffle iron have a chance to preheat in advance? Waffles can often stick when the temperature isn’t high enough.

      1. The iron was nice and hot so that wasn’t it. I tried again today and put lots of oil on the bottom half of the iron. That worked well for the lower half, but I couldn’t get enough oil to stay in the top half because it would run off before I could close it. But I tried again, cooking the waffles with the top half open until I got lots of bubbles. Then I closed it to cook a little more. They still stuck but not as bad. I’m going keep experimenting (next time) because they’re so tasty even if they are mangled!

        1. Elise, I have an old waffle iron and it works great when I spray the oil on the bottom, then the top and then pour in the batter. Otherwise they stick also.

  11. I just made these waffles and I could barely contain myself from eat the whole batch lol. Definitely gonna make some more of these next waffle morning. I added 3 mashed very ripe bananas to a double quantity batch and about 2 tbs of chia seeds. I left the sugar out of the recipe since the bananas added their own sweetness. Some hot steaming coffee and some organic unrefined coconut oil spread all over and local honey and I was in breakfast heaven.

    1. I do the same as Chris and add 3 mashed bananas. I cut the sugar in half or eliminate it since bananas are so sweet. I also add cardamom to the flour. These waffles are a hit in our house. I have also made them exactly per the recipe and they are wonderful, but I love adding the mashed banana and cardamom. Note that I use Three Trees original unsweetened almond milk because it doesn’t have additional gums (in addition to the 1:1 gf flour). If your dairy-free milk has gum thickeners in it, then it can make the inside of the waffles gummy. From experience. Thank you, Mama Knows Gluten Free 🙂

  12. I have been gluten free for 5 years. I make these waffles all the time. They are my families favorite! I use a flour blend – Grandpas Kitchen –

  13. These waffles were easy and quick and the best gluten free waffles I have found. Light and soft on the inside and crispy on the outside. Just how we love them. The whole family couldn’t get enough. Thank you for sharing this!!!

  14. I assume this recipe would have been good, but I used a bit of half normal gf flour and half almond flour. As well, I didn’t have eggs and heard applesauce (weird, but it works most of the time) is good instead. The batter was very watery and stuck to the waffle iron, even after I greased it. I give it 5 stars because I don’t want to ruin the 5 star streak.

    1. Hi LB! I’m sorry to hear that. I think the amount of variations definitely impacted the final result.

  15. So good! I subbed coconut sugar (which is a 1:1 substitute for cane sugar for anyone reading this) and I used coconut oil instead of vegetable, and my own homemade cashew milk. Came out great! Will definitely be a go-to waffle recipe.

  16. Made these for Christmas morning. They are awesome !the only change that I made was using gfJules flour and it worked fine. I cannot always find Pillsbury flour in my area. Thanks for a great recipe. I also have your cookbook which I use often.

  17. Hi! Just a heads up that when you convert this recipe from US to metric it switches 4 tsp of baking powder to 4 TBSP. Yikes. Glad I caught myself before adding the second tbsp.

  18. Love this recipe! I made one change. We do not use vegetable oil at all. I used melted coconut oil and it was amazing!!

  19. Huge Hit! We’ve tried a ton of GF waffle recipes. Mama’s is by far the easiest and the tastiest. I admit I’ve cut the oil in half and subbed in melted butter for the other half for the flavor. Works like a charm. Can’t get over how quick we can whip these up and they make us 4 large 4-way waffles with a quarter one to boot (for the cook!). Really appreciate this recipe. Thanks so much! We’ll be making these through out the Holidays!

  20. I stumbled across this in my previously pinned gluten free waffle recipes while I was searching for an alternative to dairy milk, which I was out of. To my surprise, I had coconut milk and made these tonight. The recipe is very delicious, easy to assemble and a great base for add-ins. Thanks much for sharing!

  21. I have made these several times because they are delicious! They are also very forgiving as last time I had no veggie oil so I replaced with melted butter and today I had no eggs so I replaced with mashed banana. Both times came out still delicious (in fact I may keep the mashed banana in my regular recipe because it was extra scrumptious! Mamma knows gluten free waffles! Thank you.

  22. This has been my go to recipe for gluten free waffles for over a year. They’re easy to make, freeze well and toast up great for a delicious breakfast! Thank you Mama!

  23. Hi, done this twice, but I can’t do sugar, or sugar substitutes . So I did 1/2 cup desiccated unsweetened coconut to replace volume . Then added 1tblspn stevia powder and 1 tblspn honey. Delicious.

  24. Delish!!! I sub coconut sugar for granulated to keep it lower glycemic, but I make these all the time. I love to make it on a Saturday and then refrigerate the batter in a sealed mason jar and make the next on Sunday morning!

  25. I’m curious about the rationale to add the milk AFTER mixing dry ingredients to egg mixture?!? It was a massive ball of dough that was challenging to then mix until smooth with milk. Especially with GF flours that rapidly absorbs moisture. Despite that, the recipe is delicious! I’ll probably just add all wet ingredients first, then dry. It’s a keeper 🙏

    1. Many thanks for this comment. I’m going to mix all the wet ingredients together and add to the dry ones.

    2. I agree – was a bit difficult to mix the milk in once it became a ‘play dough ball’ but after some work, it became smooth. I might try your suggestion of adding the milk in with the wet, and see if it changes the outcome..

  26. My go-to waffle mix. Even my gluten eating husband loves these, such a win! Simplifies meals when we can eat and enjoy the same food.

  27. for anyone who is new to gluten free, and confused or worried about “gluten free baking power” youre ok, baking powder usually doesnt contain gluten, so a regular jar of clabber girlfor example, is fine!!

  28. I have used this recipe twice now. Everyone loves it and wanted seconds and wants me to make it again! The information about needing Xanthan gum was helpful. I used ground flax as a substitute for Xanthan gum because we had in on hand and it worked perfectly!

  29. Whipped these up this morning and they are perfect!! Used 1.5 cups almond milk and 5 minutes on the waffle iron, will only be using this recipe from now on, thank you!!

  30. SO GOOD!! Our grandsons are both GF and DF. They are CRAZY about these waffles!!!
    Thank you for this great recipe!!! YAY!!!

  31. absolutely stellar. I’ve been making gluten-free waffles for 20 some years and these hands down are the best I’ve ever had my boys can’t stop eating them.

  32. I made these at Cousin Camp. Eight grand kids ages 2-10, their parents and great-grandparents (19 people). There were dairy-free, nut-free, gluten-free dietary restrictions. I used Namaste gluten free flour, organic cane sugar and coconut milk in the recipe. EVERYONE LOVED the waffles. Thanks so much!

  33. A gluten free waffle that is delicious! Great flavor and the texture is amazing! I used King Arthur cup for cup and it did not disappoint. Keeping this one for my brunch next week!

  34. These GF waffles are THE BEST waffles, if any kind, I’ve ever made.!! I make these frequently. My family loves them too!!

  35. Our Saturday brunch tradition has been waffles forever. My daughter was recently diagnosed with Celiac Disease and so we needed to find an alternative for her. Just tried this for the first time today and she LOVES your recipe!! (and we all sneaked a taste too, and they were super tasty!) Thanks so much for this!

  36. These waffles are delicious! You can’t tell they are gluten free so fluffy! Thank you so much for all your wonderful recipes!

  37. I am from South Africa and on a stricked diet for my eczema and this was perfect! I used our own gluten free flour mix and chickpea brine for eggs and was delicious. Even my family had them with honey and they devoured them.

  38. These came out great but only because I used less milk. Only 1 cup. I used Bob’s Red Mill gluten free flour and added xantham gum and avocado oil. I also had to cook it a bit longer than usual. I use a presto flip side belgian waffle maker. The greatest!

  39. I was determined to find a scratch recipe since running out of my preferred store bought mix again. I just made one this morning with a few variations in order and measurements, and it all came out well!! I halved it, used Earth Balance instead of oil, added a pinch of baking soda, and pumpkin pie mix. I think I’ve made something else by you before with good results so I may as well get the book.

  40. I have been on the search for a decent GF/DF waffle. Did I find it? NO. What I did find was better than decent. It is an ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS waffle that even my husband loved. I used Americas Test Kitchen GF flour blend, since I always have a batch of that mixed up, and almond milk. Didn’t change a thing in the recipe. Made them in my Belgian waffle maker and they were perfect. Search over. This is my only recipe for waffles from now on. Thank you!!!

  41. I’m new to GF cooking/baking so I was nervous when the batter seemed so thick (followed recipe exactly except for subbing Ghee/Coconut Oil for the vegetable oil) but these turned out great and so yummy. Thank you!

  42. I’ve made these a few times now, and they taste great. However, they are really soft and hard to get out of the belgian waffle iron without ripping them apart. Is there a way to make them crisp up like normal wheat flour based waffles? I’m using my own GF flour blend, so i’m sure that has something to do with it. 1 cup Brown rice flour, 1 cup white rice flour, 2/3 cup arrowroot starch and 1/3 cup tapioca starch. I can’t do nightshades, so anything with potatoes or potato starch is a no no for me, and i have to try other blends.

    1. Hi Mark! You may need to cut back on the arrowroot starch in your blend to make the waffles more crisp. Arrowroot starch can make things a little more gummier. That’s my guess, but I do not make my own gluten-free flour blend. I hope that helps.☺️

  43. OMGOODNESS !!! These waffles are ready to be served at a high end restaurant!! I used coconut milk (13.5 oz can) exactly 1 3/4 cups (just as the recipes calls for). I didn’t even need butter or syrup!! Thanks so much for a delicious treat!!!😊

  44. First time waffle maker and eater, trying on my daughters birthday at her request (no pressure) – oh my gosh these were amazing!! So light and fluffy inside, light crunch outside and super moreish?! Thank you!

  45. This recipe made me love waffles. Waffles have never been a favourite of mine, I’ve always been a pancake girl, but this recipe has changed that. I used Bob’s 1-1 and added a touch of lemon juice to the milk. Wow! They’re so light and fluffy

  46. Delicious! Fluffy and the right amount of crisp!!I used Bob Red Mill 1:1 gf flour and used the eggs. Everything else as written. My waffle maker produces 7” round waffles. I used 2/3 cups of batter for each waffle and had 6 waffles in the end. I only sprayed cooking spray before first waffle. I didn’t seem to need for the remaining ones. Thank you for sharing your creations!!

  47. Hi Mama! I just fed my family these waffles. Amazing! I’ve been wanting waffles for some time, we all were very satisfied! I used flax egg which added a grain texture and flavor! We used black berries, raspberries, bananas, cinnamon and hemp seeds as a topping. Delicious! I ordered an Oster waffle maker but I inadvertently ordered a Chefman waffle maker. Walmart sent me 4 waffle makers!

  48. This is my new go to waffle recipe. I love that they come out crispy. My husband, who is not gluten free loves them also and says they are as good as Waffle House. I use oat milk and the recipe works great!

  49. The BEST waffle recipe!!! Easy, so tasty and fluffy!! I followed the exact recipe and it was perfect! My family are professional waffle eaters😂 and they said it’s the best waffle they’ve ever had! Thanks so much!!!🤗

  50. I have made these twice for friends that that gluten and dairy issues.
    I highly recommend using Oat milk. I also add a little bit of flax meal.
    They are very good. Sometimes I add blueberries or walnuts.
    I have used many of your recipes and every one of them has been great. My friends are so glad they can eat tasty gluten/dairy free foods.

  51. I have made these so many times already as my toddler loves it! I change it every time I make it. Sometimes I add veggies (Carrots or Broccoli) or sometimes fruits like blueberry, strawberries and some cocoa chunks. We love these!! Thank you for sharing this easy and easy to add on recipe!

  52. These waffles taste amazing. I do wonder what kind of waffle maker everyone uses? I have a Belgium waffle maker and every GF recipe I’ve tried in it hasn’t quite worked. This recipe was the closest I’ve come, but it still didn’t work great.

  53. These waffles were awesome and so easy to make. No separating eggs! My whole family loved them and my three year old was able to help. I’ll definitely be making these again. Might be next Sundays breakfast!

  54. Thank you Audrey for such a great recipe! We just got a waffle maker (last night) and my DH wanted waffles this AM – so it was Brunch. He used a “regular” flour waffle recipe from the internet for his waffles and I used your recipe. He was disappointed and I was delighted! He was impressed with your waffles so we will continue to use that one from now on. I used 1 c BRM sweet sorghum flour, 1 c BRM tapioca flour with 1/2 tsp xanthan gum and mixed all the dry ingredients together before adding to the wet ingredients. Substitutions: flax eggs and almond milk. The waffle maker needs to be on the high setting for the waffles to brown, I think it is because sorghum is a more dense. I really appreciate what you do to help people with food issues – I haven’t had waffles in years and this was such a treat! Thanks for being a part of our successful brunch!

  55. These waffles are so delicious! Thank you for ALL your amazing recipes! Makes this Mama happy to be able to make delicious gluten free recipes for my son.

  56. We had literally given up on waffles as we’ve tried so many recipes and none good enough until I stumbled upon this recipe. So good!!! Even the none gluten free family members wanted more. Thank you 😊

  57. The best gluten free waffles I’ve tried! I have made this quite a few times now. Even those who are not gluten free enjoy them (and are none the wiser!).(By the way – the metric conversion needs correcting (Aussie here! 👋) 4 teaspoons of baking powder doesn’t convert to 4 tablespoons… 😅 I didn’t read the US Customary beforehand, and learned this this hard way the first time, haha!)

    1. I am so happy that you enjoyed the waffles Lucy! Thank you for letting me know about the metric conversions. I will check with the app developer to see why it’s not converting propperly. Thank you so much for the awesome 5-star recipe review.

  58. This has being my go to recipe since found out both of my sons are allergic to gluten. The typical ask for Sunday from them is “can I have the good waffle you found on Pinterest?!” I followed the recipe as is except for substituting egg with egg replacer from Bob’s Red Mill as my kids are also allergic to egg. The recipe works fine with the egg replacer even though using egg taste better but kids are happy enough they still get to eat waffle that does not tricker allergy.

  59. I have made this recipe multiple times and it is absolutely delicious. I make them for my 2 year old he is allergic to almost everything and finding something he can eat melts my heart !

  60. Did three batches of these for my wife’s 40th bday brunch. Each waffle was crispy outside and so fluffy inside. Everyone loved them!

    Used the new Almond Breeze extra creamy original almond milk as well as Good Measure 1 cup GF flour packets (Publix). As usual, your recipes are amazing and do not disappoint! Thank you!

  61. Oh my gosh!!! We have been exploring gluten free recipes for our neice. We are discovering that most recipes are better than traditional ones. These waffles are AMAZING! They don’t even need syrup. Thank you!

  62. Thank you for the recipe. I subbed the flours with what I had. I used sorghum and potato starch as well as a cup of oatmeal flour and a few tablespoons of rice flour. It was light and airy. I also made buttermilk instead of regular milk. Then, made a few plain ones and some with chocolate chips and froze them for the kids. It was delicious.

  63. Fantastic recipe! I have been looking for waffle recipe for my 4 year old, who has multiple allergies, that the entire family can still enjoy. I used 1:1 gluten free Bob’s Red Mill flour and replaced eggs with one banana and 1/4 cup sparkling water. It turned out fluffy, crispy and absolutely delicious. Thank you for helping us add another staple to our family’s breakfast repertoire.

  64. I wanted to make something special for breakfast on Christmas Day so made this recipe. I used Bob’s 1 for 1 flour and my mini waffle maker. I got 20 waffles and made a bunch of different flavors: plain, toasted coconut, chocolate chip, chocolate chip with bacon bits and pecans, and I also added shredded cheddar cheese to a few of them…. Savory! I cooked them for 3 1/2 minutes each. Super delicious!!!! Thank you for the great recipe!

  65. Wow, I’m so impressed with these waffles! Fluffy and delicious, and you can’t even tell they’re gluten-free. I doubled the recipe and used King Arthur 1:1 flour.

  66. These are crisp on the outside and fluffy inside. Delicious! I would like to add a little more vanilla or some cinnamon. Thank you.

  67. AMAZING! We have been gluten free for over 15 years and this is by far the best waffle recipe we’ve tried. Followed the recipe exactly and used a combination of Krusteaz All-Purpose flour and Namaste Perfect Flour Blend. Thank you so much!

  68. These turned out fantastic but I’m having one issue – they taste sort of bitter? The first time I made them with bob’s red mill egg replacer and thought maybe the added baking soda/baking powder on top of the 4tsp was too much. This time I used 2 flax eggs. Texture great but again seems to taste bitter. I have no idea what it could be!

    1. Hi Katie! The bitter taste may be coming from the gluten-free flour blend you are using. For me, any gluten-free flour blends that have sorghum flour taste bitter to me.

  69. Just bought an Oster Waffle Maker yesterday and tried this this morning, using the dairy, gluten, and egg free suggestions. It’s hard to enjoy breakfast when you are egg, gluten and dairy free. But this was wonderful! I used King Arthur Measure for Measure flour and it worked great. Thank you!

  70. I have been trying to find a way to make my own gluten-free waffles. I have tried many frozen varieties and they are tasteless. I recently tried this recipe with final success. I purchased a Dash Mini Waffle Maker that makes one small waffle approximately 4″ round. They come out perfectly! I tried a Belgian waffle maker and it did not cook the batter all the way. The smaller, thinner waffle maker did the trick! Thank you for letting me to be able to enjoy waffles with others. I get about 12 mini waffles per recipe. I make them, let them cool and then freeze them. I take them out and just toast them to warm.

  71. Enjoyed a great waffle breakfast this morning using Mama’s recipe. This is the first time I visited this website and it will defiantly not be the last time. I am the only one in my family who has to be gluten free; my husband is pretty good about eating most food I prepare or bake. He loved these waffles! I may try using raw sugar next time as suggested on a post. The last of the batter I added an over ripe banana and waffles were really great. I used Pamela’s Gluten-free + Vegan All-Purpose Flour Artisan Blend+ Whole Grain. This was first time using this flour and I will recommend it. I have not bought a gluten-free cookbook, yet, but will now. I have had Celiac for 9 yrs and have really enjoyed many of the changes in foods over the years. I still love cooking from scratch in my own kitchen the best. Thank you for this recipe.

  72. Hi Audrey: Thank you so much for this recipe! My daughter with special needs was just diagnosed with Celiac’s. She has always loved Eggo waffles, so I wasn’t sure she would eat homemade ones. I bought cup-4-cup flour from Wiilliams Sonoma and a new waffle maker. She loves them! It’s been a little daunting purging my entire kitchen of anything with gluten (this crap is a filler for everything…sad). I separated the eggs and whipped the whites in a cold bowl and then folded them in at the end. The recipe made 10 big waffles that were soft, but a little crispy on the edges. You can definitely only eat one of these! I am so grateful for this recipe.

  73. We must have made this five or six times in the last few months. Love the ratios and they waffles come out great. We use Bob’s Red Mill 1:1 most of the time. Recently made with the Costco Namaste brand and that mix of brown rice based flour definitely makes it more dense so I will up the ratio of liquid (but secretly just using Bob’s). Great recipe!

  74. I found your site from a group on Facebook recently. Your recipes are so easy and turn out amazing. I love how you have the dairy free options if needed. My 2 boys even likes what I make from your site. Thank you!

  75. Great recipe. I used real eggs, lactose free milk and whole wheat flour( mine were not gluten free).
    I added chocolate chips and my 4 year old twin boys were eating them without syrup.

  76. Waffle recipe was easy to follow and my family loved them.we use the recipe often.thank you!

  77. Omg!!! Loved the Recipe and my whole Family gave it Thumbs up….and My family is very difficult when it comes to Gluten Free Stuff…But my baby Boy wanted Waffles and this Mommy made him Fresh waffles Thanks to your Wonderful Recipe!!! They stayed super Crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside…Yay you brought Homemade goodness back into my baby’s life…Keeping this recipe…

  78. Daughter made your waffles this morning and they came out soo good. I asked her where did you find recipe and sent me the link and I told this is where I had found the corn bread recipe. Love it. Angelica

  79. I just made this for brunch and my hubby loved them! He hasn’t been a fan of gluten free since I have had to go this route but these were a huge hit. I did substitute raw sugar in place of the granulated as I need less processed foods in my diet and it made them superb! You almost didn’t need the maple syrup as the raw sugar added a nice taste to them. I might go less on the next batch I make though as they were a bit on the sweet side for me. I am also going to try to add some blueberries in them and freeze them for snacks etc. Thank you so much for this awesome recipe!

  80. I became Celiac just under 5 months ago and haven’t had a pancake or waffle since then. I gave my son and daughter-in-law a Cusinart double belgian waffle maker for Christmas. Today, I went to my son’s house with my gluten-free flour in tow, and my daughter-in-law made waffles using your recipe. They were heavenly … absolutely divine!!! They were as good, if not better, than any regular belgian waffle that I have had before, and they were wonderfully light and fluffy. Thank you for taking your time to create gluten-free recipes, and for sharing your amazing creations with others.

  81. Bless your heart, these waffles are simply awesome! I made the dairy- and egg-free version and they turned out great. The entire family loved them! This is the first recipe that I have found that produces not simply an edible waffle but a great one with egg replacer. Thank you for bringing waffles back to our menu!

  82. Adapted this recipe for what I had and preferences, first time made they were extra crisp and good using 2tbs. sugar, 1/2 Bob’s GF all-purpose flour and 1/2 Bob’s 1 to 1 GF flour, golden flax eggs (1tbs. flax meal to 3 tbs. water), and coconut oil. Made again yesterday and used 1/4 cup coconut oil, and very scant tbs. sugar. They were more tender with less oil, and still crunchy crispy. Next time I will use one tsp. sugar, 1tsp. vanilla extract, and 1/4 coconut oil. This is a very well designed recipe, it really hits the spot after having nothing like a good waffle for years! Also, excellent with fresh sliced peaches alongside. Definitely going to check out your other recipes!

  83. Our 12yo daughter has made these several times and they’ve turned out amazing every time! She uses whole cow milk and the Namaste gf flour mix. So, so good. Thank you!

  84. These are absolutely, positively the BEST waffles ever!!!!!! My husband and I are both vegan and gluten free and have agreed that we’ve never tasted a better waffle. Thanks so much! ?

  85. THANK YOU SO MUCH! this is a miracle! you are a miracle worker these are the only waffles my sister can eat, she is allergic to wheat, dairy, and all nuts. Their perfect, and after a lot of trail and error these came simple and are amazing! thank you for all you do in helping others be able to eat things they can’t always have and helping people like me feel better about eating wheat and dairy products right in front of her when she can’t have them!

  86. Made these waffles for our family’s Easter brunch and they were so wonderful! Made it with a flax egg and added vegan choc chips. Grateful for a vegan and gluten-free waffle recipe everyone can enjoy!!

    1. Thank you so much violinmama for the awesome 5-star recipe review! I am so happy that your family enjoyed the waffles. Thank you for sharing you flax eggs, as I know it will help others. Thank you again!

      1. I make these waffles at least once a week. They are so yummy and have an amazing fluffy texture.

  87. I just made these for chicken and waffles and they were delicious! I used coconut oil instead of vegetable oil and I added cinnamon. I might fold some egg whites into the batter next time to make them extra fluffy!

    1. Thank you so much Elyse for the wonderful 5-star recipe review! I am so happy that you enjoyed the waffles. I have not tried adding egg whites, please let me knowhow it turns out. Thanks again!

  88. Hi Audrey – thank you for the recipes- the waffles work out really well. My mum is Norwegian and so I grew up with her waffles but after going gluten and dairy free 2 years ago I missed them so much, these are wonderful

    1. Thank you so much Drew for the awesome 5-star recipe review, it really made my night! I am so happy that you enjoyed the waffles. You are so welcome, I love sharing the recipes I make for my family. Thanks again!

    1. Thank you so much Ana for the awesome 5-star recipe review, it really made my night! I am so happy that these were the best gluten-free waffles ever. You are so welcome, I love sharing the recipe that I make for my family. Thanks again!

  89. My husband was recently put on a gluten free, dairy free, low oxilate and anti inflammatory diet. Talk about learning to cook all over again! These waffles are delicious! We use coconut milk now and the lightness/flavorful bites are heavenly! I’ve been trying many of your recipes and can’t thank you enough for sharing them! All I can say is YUM!!

    1. Thank you so much Paula for the awesome 5-star recipe review, it really made my night! I am so happy that you and your husband enjoyed the waffles. I totally understand about having to learn to cook all over again. Please let me know if I can help you in any way. You are so welcome, I love sharing the recipes that I make for my family and helping others. Thank you again!

  90. I don’t usually comment, but this recipe was such a pleasant surprise I had to leave feedback! I have tried a few gluten-free vegan waffle recipes with less-than-stellar results. This one was spot-on! I used Bob’s Red Mill 1-to-1 baking flour, Bob’s Red Mill egg-replacer, and coconut milk. It was the perfect crispy outside and not dried out or rubbery in the middle. Thank you for doing the work of creating this recipe! I can’t wait to check out some more of your recipes.

    1. Thank you so much, Jennie for the wonderful 5-star recipe review! I am so happy that you enjoyed the waffles. Thank you for sharing which brand of gluten-free flour, egg replacer and dairy-free milk you used, as I know it will help others. You are so welcome, I love sharing the recipes I make for my family. I hope you enjoy the other recipes that you try. Thanks again!

  91. My boyfriend and I have been searching for a delicious dairy free waffle recipe and I’m so glad I found yours! The flavor is incredible, they’re crispy and delicious! We added dairy free chocolate chips into the batter and some cinnamon too and topped with bananas and this was just fantastic! I’ll definitely be using this recipe again 🙂

    1. Thank you so much Gina for the awesome 5-star recipe review! I am so happy that you and your boyfriend enjoyed the waffles, that the flavor was incredible and they were crispy and delicious. I am glad that you will be making them again. My family loves chocolate chip waffles too. Thanks again!

    1. Thank you so much Brenda for the awesome 5-star recipe review! I am so happy that the waffles were wonderful and turned out great with the flax eggs. Thank you for sharing that you used flax eggs, as I know it will help others. Thank you again!

  92. Just made these this morning for Christmas breakfast. We loved them. I will definitely be making these again.

    1. Thank you so much Tasha for the awesome 5-star recipe review! I am so happy that you enjoyed the waffles, and you will be making them again. Thank you again!

  93. These were probably the best gluten free wafles I have ever made (been Gf for 4 years now). A few notes: the milk didn’t blend into the ingredients very well for me, so I ended up dumping the batter into my vitamix to blend until smooth, and this worked great. Be cautious with Bob’s Red mill egg replacer, as they offer a gluten free version as well as one that contains wheat. I used ener-g egg replacer and it worked great. I used melted coconut oil in place of vegetable oil, and it’s gave a great flavor to the waffles, as well as making them extra crisp. Absolutely delicious and will make again and again.

    1. Thank you so much Sheri for the awesome 5-star recipe review, it really made my day! I am so happy that these are the best gluten-free waffles you have ever made and you will be making them again. Thank you for sharing your tips, especially about the egg replacer. Thank you again!

  94. This is the absolute best gluten free waffle I have ever had! It is enjoyed by even the non-celiac’s in our home. Love this recipe! It is very easy and so good!

    1. Thank you so much Heather for the awesome 5-star recipe review! I am so happy that you enjoyed the waffles and they were the best waffles you have ever had. Thank you again!

  95. Our daughter was recently diagnosed celiac—we have a large family and find that baking and cooking from scratch helps the budget significantly! I was so nervous about going gluten free—that no one would like it, that we’d spend too much money, that nothing would turn out yummy. This recipe was my first gluten free waffle recipe and they’re AMAZING! These might be my favorite even if they weren’t gluten free! Thanks so very much!!

    1. Thank you so much Abby for the awesome 5-star recipe review! I am so happy that your family enjoyed the waffles and that they were amazing. This really made my heart so happy to hear! We have a large family too, so I totally understand that baking from scratch helps with the budget. Please let me know if you need any help with any of your favorite recipes. You are so welcome, I love sharing what I make for my family. Thanks again!

  96. I was feeling so deprived because finding anything gluten free AND vegan is hard. I made this recipe day before and it didn’t quite turn out. Then I made it again yesterday following it the recipe exactly and also beat the batter a little bit more and figured out the right quantity to pour in the waffle maker. Voila! they were yummilicious… thank you so much for sharing <3

    1. Thank you so much Becky for the awesome recipe review! I am so happy that you enjoyed the waffles. I am glad to hear that they came out super yummy once you followed the recipe directions exactly. You are so welcome, I love sharing what I make for my family.

    1. Thank you so much Danile for the awesome 5-star recipe review! I am so happy that you and your kids loved the waffles. Thank you again!

    1. Thank you so much Lucy for the awesome 5-star recipe review! It makes my heart so happy to hear that your son and daughter love the waffles.?This really made my day! You are so welcome, I love sharing what I make for my family. My kids love these waffles too. Thank you again!

  97. Made this recipe for the first time this morning and it was delicious, As a coeliac I am always looking for new recipes and this is now one of my favourite and so easy to make.

    1. Thank you so much Lorraine for the wonderful 5-star recipe review! I am so happy that you enjoyed the waffles, that they were delicious, easy to make and is now one of your favorites. Thank you again!

  98. Thank you so much!! These waffles are amazing!!! I have been put on a very strict diet. No gluten,eggs,dairy and a host of other things. The waffles made my day! ????

    1. Thank you so much Barbara for the amazing 5-star recipe review! It makes my heart so happy to hear that you enjoyed the waffles, that they are amazing and they made your day! I am so happy that you were able to enjoy the waffles on your strict diet. You are so welcome I love sharing what I make for my family. Thank you again!

    1. Thank you so much Brittany for the wonderful 5-star recipe review! I am so happy that everyone enjoyed the waffles. Thank you again!

  99. This recipe almost seemed too easy, so much so I worried they wouldn’t turn out, however, They were absolutely DELICIOUS!! I asked a tsp of almond flavoring to the recipe in addition to the vanilla and they were scrumptious!!!❤❤❤ these!!! Thank you @mamaknowsgluten for the recipe!

    1. Thank you so much Marilyn for the wonderful 5-star recipe review! I am so happy that you enjoyed the waffles. I love that you used almond extract. I love the flavor of almond, so I am going to try that the next time I make them. Thanks again!

    1. I am so happy that your son really enjoyed the waffles and that they were easy to make! My kids love it when I make them waffles. They actually made me these waffles for Mother’s Day (with Daddy’s help of course). Thank you so much for the wonderful 5-star recipe review!

  100. Yummy! My sister and family are gluten/dairy free (I am not). I made these waffles for our breakfast today and used coconut milk. I will make these again and so will my sister.

    1. Thank you so much Joyce for the wonderful 5-star recipe review! I am so happy that you and your family enjoyed the waffles and that you are planning on making them again. Thank you again!