Easy Vegan Classic Waffles 🧇

The perfect waffle is the key to happiness. Or at least momentary happiness, before you realise how much syrup you just ate. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. It’s worth it.

These waffles are golden and have a satisfyingly crispy first bite, then as you hit the interior, they take you on a fluffy and light texture journey, all the while lovingly cradling your syrup of choice in its deep square pockets. Every bite is a party and a hug all rolled into one.

If you have a waffle maker, then these are so easy to whip up. If you don’t have a waffle maker, it’s time to invest people.

The best part about them is you can top them however you see fit:

Go savoury with scrambled tofu and mushrooms (trust us).

Go classic with maple syrup.

Or go extra like we did, with bananas, peanut butter, chocolate sauce, maple syrup AND our Nutty Cacao Peanut Butter Cups sprinkled on top 🍌🧇🍫🍯.

Most of the ingredients can be found in your cupboard. In this recipe, we substitute part of the flour in the recipe for cornflour - I learnt this trick from @connoisseurusveg. It’s a great trick to add crispiness that can often be lacking in a vegan waffle.

Don’t forget to tag #makankitchenstories and #makanmoments if you make it! <3

*This recipe is inspired by The Happy Foodie.

Ingredients (4-6 servings):

  • 1 1/2 cups non dairy milk

  • 1 1/4 cups plain flour

  • 1/4 cup cornstarch

  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar

  • 2 tbsp coconut sugar

  • 1 tsp vanilla essence

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil (melted), plus a little more for greasing the waffle iron

  • Pinch of sea salt

Optional toppings:

  • 1 banana

  • Chocolate sauce

  • Maple Syrup

  • Coconut flakes

  • Peanut Butter Cups

Method:

  1. Preheat the waffle maker and grease it with some coconut oil. Preheat your oven to 180c degrees to keep the waffles warm.

  2. In a bowl, mix together the non-dairy milk, apple cider vinegar, vanilla essence, and coconut oil and whisk together.

  3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the flour, cornflour, sea salt and coconut sugar and stir together.

  4. Make a well in the bowl of dry ingredients and pour in the wet mixture. Mix together with a spatula until just mixed. Don’t worry about a few lumps.

  5. Ladle your batter onto your waffle maker and cook per your waffle makers instructions.

  6. Place your waffles in a single layer in the oven and repeat until you’ve used up all your batter.

  7. Serve up with your toppings!

  8. Don’t forget to tag @makansnacks and #makankitchenstories if you make it!

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