Caramel Churro Waffles

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Caramel churros waffles start with a fluffy egg white batter whipped for lightness, slathered with butter, dusted with cinnamon sugar, and topped with caramel sauce for a delicious dessert.

Saturday mornings are all about a good breakfast. Weekdays can feel hectic and rushed, and who has time to make breakfast from scratch? But weekends are tailored for homemade waffles, and this recipe is fantastic.

Churro waffle batter is made from scratch for a light and airy waffle with just the right amount of crunch on the outside. It’s really delicious on its own. Smear caramel sauce on your waffles and you’ve got an otherworldly experience. We know this is a bold statement. But these are really good.

  • Caramelized Churro Waffles Breakfast or Dessert?

    Yes. They are everything. Okay, this might be a bit of a stretch, but these sure do make for breakfast or dessert. If you’re the type of person who needs a more balanced breakfast, just boil some eggs on the side, add some fresh fruit, and you’ve got yourself a delicious breakfast.

  • Oil and Butter:

    The topic of oil vs. melted butter in waffles has been debated for years. You can always experiment and see which you like, but especially in this churro waffle, we recommend sticking with the melted butter you need.

  • Caramel Sauce:

    You can find caramel sauce in the baking section of your local grocery store. Common brands you may find are Ghiradelli and Smuckers. Or, if you’re feeling adventurous, you can always make some from scratch!

If you liked this recipe, you might be interested in these other delicious breakfast dessert recipes:

Caramel churro waffle son on a white plate and a spoonful of butter

original recipe courtesy Kevin is cooking.

Overhead view of a white plate with stacks of churros waffles topped with whipped butter and caramel

raw material


  • 3 big egg separate
  • 3 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt


  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup caramel
  • whipped cream


Assembly preparation

  • Melt butter for assembly and set aside. If making your own whipped cream, do so, and let cool. Combine sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl and set aside.

  • Beat egg whites in a bowl or stand mixer until soft peaks form, then slowly add sugar. Continue beating until stiff peaks form.

  • Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix together. Using a spatula, gently fold in the whipped egg whites and add until combined.

  • Cook waffles according to waffle maker’s instructions.

  • Brush both sides of each cooked waffle with butter, then sprinkle each side with a bowl of cinnamon sugar. Press to hold.

  • Serve with a spoonful of caramel and a dollop of whipped cream.

Serve: 1G | Calories: 506kcal | carbohydrate: 59G | protein: 7G | fat: 28G | Saturated fat: 16G | cholesterol: 128mg | sodium: 435mg | Potassium: 270mg | fiber: 1G | sugar: 35G | Vitamin A: 872unit | calcium: 150mg | iron: 2mg

Caramel Churro Waffles