Apple and Cinnamon Autumn Waffle Recipe

It’s waffle time again and this time one that the kids love for either breakfast especially in the autumn or for a dessert with ice cream. With freshly grated apples and warming cinnamon, this is the perfect fall breakfast recipe that the whole family will love. Serve with whipped cream and caramel sauce and you can transform from a breakfast to dessert easily. So here you go our favourite autumn breakfast waffles with apples and cinnamon.

Fall dessert recipe apple and cinnamon waffles pinterest image with text showing a stack of waffles with apple pie filling and whipped cream from above on a plate

Fall Waffles

Although the kids do love our simple and easy waffles they often ask for waffles for dessert and as the waffle iron is out it makes it easy to make them. These fall waffles are perfect to share and as it makes 8 there are enough for seconds for our little family.

stack of apple and cinnamon waffles on a plate with apple cubes and whipped cream on top with a red tea towel and wooden spoon behind

With apples from our neighbours garden, cinnamon and served fresh they warm us from the inside out and are perfect to share with the family throughout the season.

Apple and Cinnamon Waffles

Although these are great for dessert on a cold and frosty fall morning they are also perfect for breakfast too!

a stack of delicious dessert waffles made with freshly grated apples and cinnamon pilled high and topped with apple pie filling, caramel syrup and whipped cream

My eldest loves them with ice cream but the rest of us like adding some apple pie filling, caramel syrup, and whipped cream

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Tips for Making Fall Waffles

Here are our top 3 tips for making the waffles so that they go smoothly.

Grate your apples ahead of time – then sprinkle with a little lemon juice and they will be perfect for a little while.

Don’t use a non-stick spray it can ruin your waffle maker instead use a silicone brush and some sunflower oil it prevents the waffles from sticking and also coats the waffle iron so over time it doesn’t work as well.

grated apples added to a belgian waffle batter ready for a delicious fall dessert to be made

Leave your batter for a few minutes before you pour into the waffle iron this will let the baking soda bubble a little and you end up with fluffier waffles

How do I Make the Apple and Cinnamon Waffles

So here you go a perfect fall dessert or holiday breakfast recipe with apples and cinnamon for the whole family to enjoy.

Yield: 8 Belgian Waffles

Apple and Cinnamon Autumn Waffle Recipe

a stack of apple and cinnamon waffles on a white plate with apple pie filling caramel syrup and whipped cream, a delicious fall dessert for the family to enjoy

A delicious fall recipe for apple and cinnamon waffles, serve with apple filling, caramel syrup and some whipped cream for either a holiday breakfast or dessert.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 2 cups flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 tablespoons melted butter, cooled slightly
  • 1 medium apple, grated (around ½ cup)


  1. Preheat the waffle iron.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
  3. Add the milk, eggs, and vanilla extract and whisk to combine.homemade waffle batter for the waffle iron
  4. Add the butter and stir until mixed.
  5. Fold in the grated apple.grated apples added to a belgian waffle batter ready for a delicious fall dessert to be made
  6. Scoop the batter onto the preheated waffle iron and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until waffles are golden brown.waffle batter on the waffle iron cooking for fall desserts
  7. Top with apple pie filling, caramel syrup, and whipped cream, if and cinnamon waffle quarters stacked on a plate with apple pie filling and whipped cream ready to eat for fall desserts

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 269Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 73mgSodium: 870mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 2gSugar: 11gProtein: 6g

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