Pumpkin Waffles

Sunday, November 13, 2011
The onset of fall is so lovely with the turning colors of leaves, and of course, it's pumpkin season so breakfast is being served today with pumpkin puree in waffle batter all homemade!

As you move into the cooler weather, the smell of these pumpkin spice waffles just makes the most comforting feel as you enter a room first thing in the morning, and there is nothing better other than the smell of perking coffee if you're fans of both.

Our homemade scratch Pumpkin Waffles will not disappoint fans of waffles and pumpkin, it's a family fall breakfast in our home.

Scroll down for this easy recipe.

What to Serve Pumpkin Waffles With

  • sliced fruit, especially apples or bananas
  • whipped cream
  • chopped toasted pecans or walnuts
  • for nut allergies use toasted pumpkin seeds
  • a scoop of maple or butter pecan ice cream as a dessert waffle
  • top with pure maple syrup

Fruits Serving Ideas

  • blueberries
  • more raisins
  • diced peaches
  • sliced bananas
  • diced mango
  • pineapple
  • minced apples
  • pears
  • fresh berries

beaten eggs

Suggestions for Side Dishes and Tips

  1. country baked apples  
  2. flavored whipped cream (add pumpkin puree to the cream)
  3. crispy bacon
  4. scrambled eggs
  5. sliced cooked ham steak
  6. use almond, and maple,  in the batter
  7. breakfast sausages
  8. freeze leftovers for another time
  9. reheat in the toaster

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Add more Spices!

With any recipes this is a guideline to follow, experiment with syrup toppings, whipped creams, extracts and spices.

The fall spices like cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger and of course pumpkin spice are all delicious additions to your batter.

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Author: Claudia Lamascolo
Pumpkin Waffles

Pumpkin Waffles

These are the perfect fall breakfast or dessert using pumpkin puree as an addition to your waffle batter all homemade!
Prep time: 15 MinCook time: 5 MinTotal time: 20 Min


  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • Serving Ideas: chopped pecans, pumpkin seeds roasted, butter, maple syrup, powdered sugar, whipped cream, or maple walnut ice cream


  1. Heat the waffle iron to your instructions booklet.
  2. Oil spray the waffle iron with butter-flavored oil.
  3. In a mixing bowl add all the wet ingredients and beat together.
  4. Slowly add the dry to the bowl and mix leaving small lumps.
  5. Using a gravy ladle pour into the center of the waffle iron it will spread out when you close the lid.
  6. We like our dark so bake them until the desired browned color you prefer and crispiness.

More Breakfast Recipe Ideas

Homemade Breakfast Sausages

Easy Bacon and Egg Biscuits

Buttermilk Pancakes


  1. Great collection. Some wonderful recipes to learn

  2. Did you say chilly...74??? =) Everything here looks too good....

  3. All sounds great.My favorite would be pumpkin fritters and scones;)))

  4. I can't wait. They all look so good.

    I'll take 1 whoopie pie and 2 scones to start me off, thank you!

    My wife and I are going to try a new recipe for pumpkin waffles and orange syrup this morning.

  5. What a delicious pumpkin fest you have here. The issue would be what to make first, yum! Thanks for sharing these links.

  6. What a tempting and delicious collection! Fall IS the best time in NY!

  7. In my eyes, when it's pumpkin season, one must pumpkin all the things! You don't have any pumpkin pancakes though :( Check out mine: http://dinneratmayas.blogspot.com/2011/11/pumpkin-pancakes.html

  8. Oooh, cheesy scones sound phenomenal right now!

  9. I'm like a pumpkin addict and seeing your collection is making my mouth water. But right now it's the pumpkin latte that has me wanting to run to the kitchen even if it is nearly one here.

    P.S. I pinned this post and it worked for me.

  10. I was just thinking about you today, Claudia, as I was cooking in the kitchen. I thought to myself what a great cook you are.

    Well, I rest my case with all these lovely recipes....Yum!

  11. I love pumpkin too! I am really loving that crock pot latte!

  12. I know so many of these delectables. Right now the pumpkin scones and latte would be most welcome!

  13. Everything looks amazing!! But those pumpkin whoopie pies stopped me dead in my tracks! I could definitely see myself eating way too many of them :) Great recipes, they all look fabulous!

  14. Ahhh....reminds me of all the wonderful reasons why I love Autumn!! Fall baking is the best! Wonderful and mouthwatering collection of recipes here! I would especially love to try those fritters! Mmmmm~~


  15. the scones look fabulous! you have a great spread of pumpkin going on here.

  16. It was 71 degrees today on the East coast too. We are enjoying warmer fall weather too. What a nice selection of pumpkin recipes, one will be perfect for a Thanksgiving dessert.

  17. What a delicious collection. Makes me want to run to the kitchen. Those pumpkin scones are especially enticing.

  18. Dear Claudia, These are all delicious, but right now I am craving the pumpkin whoopi pie! Blessings my dear, Catherine ox

  19. Pumpkin Waffles sound delicious. Annette and I have waffles every Saturday morning, just might have to give these a try.

  20. What a perfect list of pumpkin possibilities Claudia! These waffles sound fantastic! I get into a rut sometimes but have several pumpkins to cook so I appreciate the timing of your delicious list. Thanks and Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

  21. That sounds like the best possible way to start Thanksgiving day. Delicious!!

  22. Hmmm...not sure I've ever had a pumpkin/macadamia combo, but it sounds awesome to me!

  23. I think each of your recipes is a keeper, Claudia! I especially love that Amaretto Pumpkin Cheesecake..sound perfect in every possible way! Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful Holidays!


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