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Churro Waffles

Posted: March 10, 2016 | Updated: March 10, 2016

20 minutesPin Recipe

Fluffy belgian style waffles coated in a cinnamon sugar topping for the ultimate churro style breakfast.

Churro Waffles

I have to say that I think breakfast might be my most favorite meal of the day. I love all breakfast food and there really is nothing better than a big stack of hot pancakes or waffles, in this case, first thing in the morning.

Or a nice egg and potato scramble.

Or eggs benedict.

Unless, of course, you’re like my husband and don’t really enjoy sweet stuff or breakfast food. I mean, seriously… how is that even possible? Well, he does enjoy savory breakfast food but he doesn’t usually eat it. I think the only time I’ve seen him eat breakfast is when we’re on vacation.

Go figure.

Churro Waffles

Anyway, it feels like it’s been quite some time since I’ve made breakfast for this little blog I have here so I thought it was high time to post something new.

Though the last 4 breakfast posts I did were waffles… meh, I’m gunna go with it because I made some churro waffles, y’all!

Churros are a big favorite of mine. Ya know, being part Mexican and all. So I though it only fitting to try and get that same churro flavor in some sweet waffles.

They turned out fantastic.

Churro Waffles

I used a basic waffle recipe and then just added the cinnamon sugar topping while the waffles were still warm so they would soak up all the goodness. Just melt a little bit of butter and dip the waffles in the butter to coat, then toss in the cinnamon sugar mixture.

Oh so delish!

You really don’t even need any extra syrup or anything, unless you want it, but these waffles stand on their own. I actually just ate mine with a little bit of whipped cream. My girls ate theirs plain.

Really anyway you want to… so go ahead and make some this weekend. I promise you won’t be disappointed.

Churro Waffles

Churro Waffles

Fluffy belgian style waffles coated in a cinnamon sugar topping for the ultimate churro style breakfast.
Pin Recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 12 waffles

Ingredients

Waffles:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Churro Topping:

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp ground cinnamon

Instructions

  • Preheat waffle iron according to manufacturer’s instructions and spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In large bowl whisk together flour, salt, baking powder, and sugar. Add eggs, milk, melted butter, and vanilla and mix until just combined.
  • Scoop batter by 1/3 cupfuls (or more depending on your waffle iron) onto waffle iron and cook until golden brown.
  • In small bowl or shallow baking dish add the 1/4 cup melted butter. In seperate small bowl or shallow baking dish, add cinnamon and sugar for topping and mix together.
  • When waffles are finished cooking, dip them in butter being sure to coat all sides and then toss them in cinnamon sugar mixture.
  • Shake off excess and enjoy!

Notes

To keep waffles crispy in between cooking, place on wire baking rack to cool.
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