Apple Cider Waffles with Pumpkin Ice Cream

Cinnamon Glazed Apple Cider Waffles

When the air turns from crisp to chilly, and a light blanket of snow has begun to appear, I know autumn is ending.  The ideal time for me to enjoy a mug of hot spiced cider has arrived.  And since I have a large jug of apple cider handy, why not use some to make waffles as well?Apple Cider Waffles with Cinnamon Glaze

We enjoyed our apple cider waffles for brunch, with a side of crisp bacon strips.  I added some Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream as a topping to my double stack, which made the glaze less necessary.  If you prefer syrup to glaze, I recommend trying some cinnamon maple syrup to accent the spice blend in the waffles.  Or if you really want the apple cider flavour every which way, you can reduce 2 cups of cider on the stove until it thickens into 100% cider syrup.

Apple Cider Waffles with Cinnamon Glaze

Apple Cider Waffles with Cinnamon Cider Glaze

  • Servings: makes 12 to 16 waffle squares
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For the waffle batter:

  • 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour (may use part whole wheat)
  • 2 teaspoons aluminum-free baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice blend
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons golden (light brown) sugar, optional
  • 3 Tablespoons melted butter or oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 ¾ cup pure apple cider (without preservatives if possible)

For the cinnamon cider glaze:

  • 1 cup icing sugar (confectioners sugar)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 to 3 Tablespoons apple cider, divided
  • 1 Tablespoon melted butter or coconut oil


  1. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, spices, and salt in a medium mixing bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat together eggs, oil or butter, and apple cider.
  3. Combine wet and dry ingredients, stirring together until evenly incorporated.
  4. Heat waffle iron and spray or baste with oil.  Cook waffles until golden.  Cover to keep warm.
  5. To make the glaze, whisk together icing sugar with cinnamon.  Add 1 Tablespoon cider and melted butter or oil and whisk until a paste forms.  Gradually add more cider until glaze reaches desired thinness.
  6. To glaze the waffles, dip one side of each waffle into the glaze.  Or serve waffles with cinnamon maple syrup or Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream.

Apple Cider Waffles with Pumpkin Ice Cream

I’m sharing this recipe at Allergy Free Wednesdays and elsewhere.


17 thoughts on “Cinnamon Glazed Apple Cider Waffles

      1. Hi,
        Coconut sugar takes more time to blend than normal sugar, its texture is coarse, but it enhances the flavor and people fond of the coconut flavor, enjoy it to the fullest, that is what my learning says. I love coconut flavor 🙂

  1. These waffles look fantastic and a perfect breakfast for fall! I love all the spices and combining apple and pumpkin sounds amazing! Wish this were my breakfast this morning especially with the scoops of ice cream!

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