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Best-Ever Healthy Waffle Recipe

These Whole Wheat Waffles are crisp on the outside, and deliciously light and chewy on the inside. From Sunday morning brunch to quick weekday breakfast, these waffles do it all!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Waffles, whole wheat
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 305kcal



  • Plug in waffle iron to preheat.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together milk, egg, vanilla, maple syrup, and melted butter.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • Dump the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, and stir until just combined. Some lumps are OK!
  • Pour batter into the waffle iron, one half cup at a time, and cook until golden brown and crispy.
  • Cool leftover waffles completely before storing in freezer bags in the fridge or freezer.


Original Recipe: 
  • 2 + 3/4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 11/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


Calories: 305kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 13g | Sodium: 511mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g