Apple Fritter Waffles bring the taste of fall to your breakfast table. These scrumptious waffles are packed with fresh apple bits in every bite and topped with an incredible glaze that can’t be beat! No need for deep-frying these fritters as they can be whipped up in the waffle maker in minutes. Dive into fall with this simple apple recipe and be sure to make seconds!
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Autumn Has Arrived
As soon as September hits, I am ready for all the fall decor and delectable food!
The autumn food scene begins with apple-picking and homemade cider, apple muffins, & more, and wraps up with pumpkin patches and everything from pumpkin spiced coffee to pumpkin cheesecake treats.
Between apple and pumpkin baked goods, it’s hard to pick my favorite! All I know is I cannot get enough.
What are some of your family’s staple fall goodies?
One dessert that has my heart is a pumpkin cheesecake roll. I can’t wait to do some recipe testing and fine-tune this recipe to share with you all!
Enjoy this cozy weather and snuggle up with some apple fritter waffles and other fall-themed comfort food!
How to: Make the Glaze
By far the easiest part, the delicious powdered sugar glaze is literally the icing on the cake!
You can’t have apple fritters without glaze, am I right?
This easy glaze only requires 3 ingredients and is ready in seconds.
In a small bowl, combine milk, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract. Whisk thoroughly and keep at room temperature until you serve.
If you won’t be eating right away, you can store the glaze in the fridge. It will harden, so just be sure to gently microwave it and stir to get fluid again.
Try not to lick the bowl clean while you wait for the apple fritter waffles to finish!
How to: Make Apple Fritter Waffles
Get ready for your mouth to water! These apple fritter waffles will have your whole house smelling of warm, baked apples and you may find a lot of wanderers ending up in your kitchen while you cook
Use a large bowl and begin by mixing the wet ingredients: egg, milk, oil, and vanilla extract. Set aside.
In a medium bowl, mix the dry ingredients: flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix thoroughly. Then stir in the shredded apple and mix until well combined. Yum!
Pro tip: you can use a grater to shred the apples OR you can throw them in the food processor and they’re ready in seconds with 1/10 of the work.
Heat up the waffle iron and have a nonstick spray ready if you usually require one.
Pour the batter into the hot waffle iron and voila! This recipe should yield about 4 waffles and can easily be doubled.
When serving top with the glaze AND a little maple syrup for a picture-perfect breakfast dish!
Apple Fritter Waffles
- 1 egg
- ½ cup milk
- 1 tbsp cooking oil
- ¼ tsp vanilla extract
- 1 cup flour
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 2 tsp baking powder
- ¼ tsp salt
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- ½ tsp nutmeg
- 1 cup shredded apple
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 2 tbsp milk
- ¼ tsp vanilla extract
- Preheat the waffle iron to a medium heat.
- In a large bowl, combine the egg, milk, oil, and vanilla extract. Whisk thoroughly and set aside.
- In a separate bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Stir well.
- Pour the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix well. Stir in the shredded apple and mix until just combined.
- Spray the waffle iron with a cooking spray. Carefully pour the batter into the waffle iron and be careful not to overfill. Cook until golden brown and repeat until all the batter has been used.
- Serve the apple fritter waffles warm with glaze and maple syrup.
- While the waffles are cooking, thoroughly whisk powdered sugar, milk and vanilla extract.
Do you have any fun, unconventional waffle recipes that your family loves? I wanna hear all your favorites below!
38 thoughts on “Apple Fritter Waffles”
These waffles look absolutely amazing!
These look absolutely delightful. Perfect for an autumn morning. Thanks for posting this.
These sound like something I would like to try, they sound like a great recipe to try and a yummy autumnal breakfast. Thank you for sharing this recipe.
Lauren – http://www.bournemouthgirl.com
These waffles look amazing! Anything with apple in it is the perfect fall treat.
These look SO delish!!!
My kids love apple fritters and waffles. What a great idea to combine the two together. I am sure they are going to love these.
These look absolutely divine!!
They look amazing!
oh my gosh! these sound & look so good! i’m def going to have to try these. i love a good waffle.
I can just smell how delicious these are! This is the perfect Fall recipe for a weekend lazy breakfast — thanks for sharing!
These apple waffles look absolutely delicious..
These apple fritter waffles were amazing! So full of apple flavor and spices!
OMG! This sounds absolutely Devine and I cannot , and so is my son, wait to make it. Simple and so inviting. Thank you for sharing
This had made my mouth water, look so so so unreal. Thank you for sharing x
These sound amazing and I love using apples for breakfasts so I imagine I’ll love these – I can already imagine how lovely it’ll make the kitchen smell! Thanks for sharing and can’t wait to try this.
Oh my gosh, that looks amazing. I pinned on Pinterest, to make sure I try this for my kids.
These look so yummy! My mouth is actually watering right now. Thanks for sharing the recipe!
So amazing! My husband is a waffle eater, so I will definitely be making this again.
What a delicious idea! I just got a new waffle iron and this would be the perfect recipe for my first use!
My mouth is watering I love how light these apple fritter waffles are.
My kids love waffles so I’m trying various recipes all the time. I didn’t try one with shredded apples yet, looks like an interesting idea, definitely gonna try that 🙂
Yum, these waffles look amazing. Seasonal light and delicious. I’m making them for breakfast tomorrow. Thanks!
This looks so delicious! I need to try it! I think my family will enjoy it!
Antonia || Sweet Passions
Wow, these look and sound amazing! These are the perfect morning treat to start the day off right. Thank you so much for sharing Xo
Elle – ellegracedeveson.com
Outstanding! You had me at apple and then added fritter. Thanks as always for another great recipe!
These look amazing! I love apples and the idea of having big chunks of apples in my bites of waffle! Thanks for the great recipe!
It’s an abundance of Yummy! All the recipes are available to anyone around the world and I just love that because I just shared this with my Croatian friend who loves sharing goodies with me! So yummy
These apple fritter waffles are so delicious! I love all the flavor! They are the perfect fall breakfast!
Apple fritters are my go-to sweet at the donut shop. I love that I can recreate that flavor in my waffle iron now!
Ooo I love waffles and those look soo good. I have been into baking lately so might try those!!
Perfect for this season! My girls ADORE waffles in the morning so I make them ahead of time and toast. These ones are perfect!
Very easy to make and perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch! We all love waffles here.
I love all apple-flavored desserts & these waffles look so good! They’re perfect for the Fall!
These sound amazing.
The pictures look so yummy. I can imagine having they on a relaxing weekend as a treat for breakfast.
Omg ! These look amazing! Can you use any oil?
Beautiful presentation! I love the chopped fresh apples on top. Perfect pairing for Fall. We’ve been making waffles with almond flour and alternative natural sweeteners like Lakanto (monkfruit) or stevia to keep our waffles low carb.
I have never heard of Apple fritter waffles! These look absolutely scrumptious! And they’re technically healthy right? Haha thank you for sharing!
These look lovely -after making them I would say they are decent waffles. The flavor was good but didn’t pop or remind me of fritters and the waffles were not particularly light or airy. It is possible the apples I used were not as flavorful or juicy as the authors and I think it is probably hard to attain a similar fritter flavor in this non-fried version. I would say this recipe is more of a good apple cinnamon waffle.