The Best Fluffy Waffles (gluten-free)

These light and delicious waffles have a crispy exterior and fluffy interior and gluten free. This recipe is perfect for families to share and yields about 4 large waffles (may vary depending on your waffle maker). Make this recipe in advance, let cool on a wire rack and freeze! Pop them into the toaster for a quick breakfast. Top with fresh fruit and a drizzle of honey or pure maple syrup (for a flavorful twist, try spreading them with a little light cream cheese and sliced strawberries!)



½ cup gluten free oat flour

½ cup gluten free all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

¼ teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons pure maple syrup

¾ cup milk of choice

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 eggs, separated

3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted (or coconut oil)

3 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce

pinch of cinnamon (optional)




  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together all dry ingredients.
  2. Separate the eggs, adding the yolks to the dry ingredient mixture, and placing the whites in a small mixing bowl.
  3. Add milk and melted butter (or coconut oil) to dry ingredient mixture and whisk until combined.
  4. Beat whites until stiff peaks are formed and fold into the mixture.
  5. Ladle mixture into hot waffle iron and cook until golden brown.



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