8 Keto Chaffle Recipes: Breakfast & Dessert Ideas

Chaffles are all the new rage in the keto community, but you don’t have to be on the keto diet to enjoy them! They’re a simple, healthy, and quick dessert option for anyone. Read on to learn exactly what a chaffle is, and to find some mouthwatering chaffle recipes to try first.

Chaffles

What is a Chaffle?

You might find it weird at first, but a chaffle is a waffle made from cheese and eggs. That’s it. For the most basic chaffle recipe, all you need are those two ingredients.

Surprisingly, done right and with a bit of syrup, butter, fruit, or other waffle topping favorites, chaffles really do taste a lot like regular waffles.

Keep in mind, there’s a lot of room for modification here. As you’ll see from the chaffle recipes below, you can add/use different ingredients for different types of chaffles. The possibilities are pretty endless.

What You Need to Make Chaffles

The only thing you’ll need to make homemade chaffles (besides the basic ingredients), is a waffle maker. It seems to be trendy to use a mini waffle maker to make cute little chaffles, but you could use a regular waffle iron too.

That being said, there IS one benefit to using a mini waffle maker: it makes good size chaffles to use as buns. Some people use chaffles as burger buns, sandwich buns, etc. If you want to do that, it might be handy to pick up a mini maker on Amazon (they’re super affordable).

The Best Chaffle Recipes for Breakfast or Dessert!

The number of chaffle ideas out there is growing every day, but here are eight of our favorite recipes. Whether you like sweet or savory, we’ve got you covered!

1. Traditional Chaffle

Basic chaffle recipe

If you’re new to making chaffles, this basic chaffle recipe is a great one to start out with. It’s the classic egg and cheddar cheese chaffle, and it only takes 6 minutes in total to make!

Get the full recipe from Butter Together Kitchen.

2. Keto Gingerbread Chaffle

Gingerbread chaffles

If you need a festive chaffle in your life, this is it. Bust this gingerbread chaffle recipe out around the holidays with a glass of eggnog and you’ll be feeling more Christmassy in an instant.

This chaffle (and a few of the ones going forward) uses cream cheese instead of shredded cheese for a (you guessed it) creamier, less cheesy chaffle. The cream cheese also holds everything together a bit better.

Get the full recipe from Keto Focus.

3. Cream Cheese Chaffle with Lemon Curd

Chaffle with lemon curd topping

This chaffle recipe uses more ingredients than a basic chaffle, but it does look pretty darn delicious, so I’d say it’s worth the extra effort. It’s topped with keto-friendly lemon curd so it might remind you a bit of a lemon tart.

Get the full recipe from Trina Krug.

4. Everything Chaffle

Two everything bagel chaffles

I love the idea of this recipe as a keto-friendly bagel replacement. Topped with the cream cheese and everything bagel seasoning it looks like a super satisfying lunch or breakfast idea.

As you might have noticed, this recipe is a perfect example of when the mini waffle maker really comes in handy.

Get the full recipe from Encharted Cook.

5. Peanut Butter Cup Chaffle

Peanut butter filling squished between two chocolate chaffles

As someone who loves peanut butter cups (check out our peanut butter egg recipe) this chaffle dessert recipe looks like it might be one of my favorites. Chocolate chaffle + peanut butter filling = YUM!

Get the full recipe from Butter Together Kitchen.

6. Oreo Chaffle

Oreo chaffle recipes

This recipe is similar to the peanut butter cup recipe above, except with a whipped cream filling to mimic the look and taste of an oreo. The recipe creator also offers some other filling ideas, like buttercream frosting or cream cheese frosting. All of them sound delicious!

Get the full recipe from Butter Together Kitchen.

7. Chocolate Chaffle

Two chocolate chaffles with ice cream on top

Out of all the chaffle recipes we’ve listed so far, this recipe is the least chaffle-like as it doesn’t include any cheese. But, it’s still keto-friendly! It also only requires six ingredients and 10 minutes to make so I’ll give it bonus points for that.

Get the full recipe from Simple Yummy Keto.

8. Snickerdoodle Chaffle

Stack of cinnamon snickerdoodle chaffles

Last but not least we have a simple mozzarella and egg-based chaffle recipe with a fantastic looking cinnamon snickerdoodle topping. Sounds like a wonderful breakfast idea to me!

Get the full recipe from Keto Diet App.

Final Thoughts

Now that you know a bit more about chaffles and all the different types of chaffle recipes that are out there, it’s time to go experiment! Just having a basic chaffle as a bread replacement opens up a ton of doors into different recipe possibilities, so have fun and get creative.

Have you tried making chaffles before? If yes, let us know what you think! If not, which chaffle recipes do you plan on making first? Leave a comment below!

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Keto chaffle recipes for breakfast or dessert

Meal Type: Breakfast, Desserts, Recipe Roundup, Low Carb and Keto
Categories: Healthy, Pancakes and Waffles

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