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4.91 from 21 votes

Coconut Yogurt Waffles (Vegan + GF)

Simple, 30-minute vegan, gluten-free yogurt waffles that are crisp on the outside and tender on the inside.
Author: Minimalist Baker
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings: 5 (waffles)
Category: Breakfast
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegan
Freezer Friendly 1 month
Does it keep? Store in freezer.

Ingredients

WAFFLES

  • 1 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp lemon juice or apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup dairy-free yogurt (I used coconut vanilla)*
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil or olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free rolled oats
  • 1 3/4 cup gluten-free flour blend*
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 Tbsp coconut sugar or organic cane sugar

OPTIONAL ADD-INS

  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract*
  • 1 Tbsp flaxseed meal
  • 1/2 Tbsp chia seed
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

OPTIONAL TOPPING IDEAS

Instructions

  1. Combine almond milk and lemon juice or vinegar in a medium-size mixing bowl and let set for 5 minutes.

  2. Then add yogurt, coconut oil, vanilla extract, maple syrup and whisk thoroughly to combine. Set aside. (If coconut oil hardens, reheat in the microwave. If you don't have a microwave, simply proceed as instructed.)
  3. Add dry ingredients to a large mixing bowl and whisk until well combined.
  4. Add wet ingredients to dry and mix until well incorporated. Let set for 10 minutes while your waffle iron preheats. (I set mine to 4 out of 5 for a crispier waffle, but adjust yours according to preference.)
  5. Once waffle iron is ready, generously coat with non-stick spray or coconut oil and pour on about 1/2 cup of batter. Cook according to manufacturer instructions and then remove and place on a cooling rack set on a baking sheet in a 200-degree F (93 C) oven to keep warm (optional). Do not stack and instead keep them in a single layer to ensure crispiness.
  6. Serve immediately with desired toppings. Store leftovers in a freezer safe bag and reheat in the toaster for best results. Will keep in the freezer for up to 1 month, although they're freshest within the first couple of weeks.

Notes

*If your yogurt is plain, add 1 tsp vanilla extract or fresh fruit for extra flavor. I used the coconut vanilla yogurt from Trader Joe's, but I also love their blueberry flavor! If not dairy-free/vegan, use your favorite dairy yogurt.
*If you’re not gluten-free, simply sub the GF blend for spelt or whole wheat pastry flour for a similar result!
*Adapted from my Vegan Gluten Free Oatmeal Waffles
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated without toppings or add-ins.

Nutrition Per Serving (1 of 5 waffles)