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Sweet Potato Waffles

A recipe for Sweet Potato Waffles! This quick and easy waffle batter is flavored with pureed sweet potato and warming spices for a delicious, seasonal breakfast.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine N/A
Keyword autumn, breakfast, fall, sweet potato, waffle
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
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Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 Servings


  • 1 1/2 cups (190 grams) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon (12 grams) light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon plus more for serving
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup (190 grams) cooked, mashed sweet potato
  • 1/2 cup (118 milliliters) milk
  • 1/4 cup (60 grams) unsalted butter melted and slightly cooled, plus more for greasing the waffle iron
  • 1/4 cup (55 grams) plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Optional toppings:

  • Butter
  • Maple Syrup
  • Chopped Pecans


  • Preheat a waffle iron according to manufacturer's instructions.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg.
  • In a medium bowl, beat together the eggs, sweet potato, milk, butter, yogurt, and vanilla extract.
  • Add the sweet potato mixture to the dry ingredients and whisk by hand or use a hand mixer to combine just until no lumps remain.
  • Grease the heated iron with butter. Pour in a ladleful of the prepared batter (2 tablespoons for mini waffle iron and about 1/4 cup for a standard size).┬áHeat until the waffle is cooked through and starting to turn golden. Transfer to a plate and repeat with remaining batter.
  • Serve immediately topped with butter, chopped pecans, maple syrup, and a sprinkling of ground cinnamon if desired.