This keto chaffles recipe is so easy that it only has 4 ingredients. Just mix them together and you have waffles with 2g net carbs each! You can use them as low-carb bread or eat them for your breakfast.
When I was a kid, I loved waffles! Heck, I love waffles as an adult, too. There is something just wonderful about the crispy divets where the butter can melt.
Thankfully, going on the keto diet doesn’t mean that you never get to eat a waffle again. You just have to use low-carb ingredients to make them.
What Is A Chaffle?
It is a fantastic food invention that uses cheese and eggs to make a waffle! Cheese, waffle, chaffle – get it?
The best thing about chaffles is that you can add a bunch of different ingredients to them and make them taste completely different each time.
This specific keto chaffles recipe is a very basic one. Use this one as a base and then you can add things to it to make all sorts of different chaffle varieties!
Ingredients Needed For Keto Chaffles Recipe
There are only 4 simple ingredients in my chaffles. In fact, you probably already have these ingredients in your pantry or your refrigerator.
I just want to share some bonus information about these ingredients.
The first ingredient is mozzarella cheese. I do not suggest substituting any other type of cheese. It has a very mild flavor, so the waffle doesn’t end up tasting like bold cheese. It also melts really well, which is important for chaffles.
Next, you will need a combination of baking powder and coconut flour. Do not substitute almond flour. If you do, it will make the chaffles soggy. Coconut flour absorbs more moisture so it makes the chaffles crispy.
Finally, don’t forget about the egg! It’s what holds everything together.
Please note: Check out the recipe card at the bottom for a full list of ingredients used to make this low-carb recipe.
This is one of the easiest recipes you will ever make, but I still have a few tips that will make them even easier.
- Use a mini waffle maker. It is the perfect size to cook the chaffles so they are the ideal texture. The dash brand is my favorite. I noticed that if I used a larger waffle maker, the waffles come out softer and not as crispy as I like them to be.
- Store them correctly so that you can enjoy them throughout the week. Keep them in a resealable plastic storage bag or an airtight container in the refrigerator. Then, when you are ready to reheat them, just place them in the toaster and they will taste fresh!
- Update your macros. Every time that you add a mix-in, record it in your macros. Blueberries and strawberries are higher in carbs than something like sugar-free syrup or some chopped pecans.
How To Make Keto Chaffles Recipe
All the exact details are in the printable recipe card at the bottom of this post. First, I have some step-by-step photos of the process so you can make them along with me.
This is such an easy recipe to make, that if you have kids, they can help make them too!
Mix The Ingredients
All you have to do is mix all 4 ingredients together. You don’t have to mix them too much, just until they are completely combined.
Fry Them In The Mini Waffle Maker
After you make the chaffle batter, grease your mini waffle maker and then place a small amount in the middle of the bottom plate. It should look just like my photo below.
Close the lid and let it cook completely. When it is done, you will see it is golden brown and completely cooked.
What To Serve With Chaffles
The best thing about these chaffles is that they are plain, so you can eat them for breakfast, lunch, or as a snack.
Top them with some real butter and your favorite sugar-free syrup!
There are also a bunch of other ways you can eat them.
- Add some eggs and bacon in between two chaffles and you have a delicious breakfast sandwich.
- Spread some almond butter on top for an extra boost of protein.
- Then, you can also eat a slice of breakfast casserole with it for a really filling meal.
Frequently Asked Questions About Chaffles
Before we get to the recipe, here are some questions people often ask about chaffles.
Do chaffles taste like eggs?
No, these chaffles do not taste like eggs. They are a very plain chaffle and have a mild flavor that doesn’t really have one specific taste. This is why it is so fun to experiment with them.
Add your favorite toppings or mix-ins and they will taste different each time. You can even make keto rye bread ones!
Can you freeze chaffles?
Yes, you can freeze chaffles and then reheat them in your toaster!
Here’s how to freeze them so that they don’t end up as a huge frozen clump:
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Place the cooked chaffles in a single layer on the baking sheet.
- Place the entire baking sheet in the freezer for 2-3 hours, or until the chaffles are completely frozen.
- Remove the baking sheet and put the frozen chaffles in a resealable plastic freezer bag. Write the date on the bag.
- Return the bag full of chaffles to the freezer. The chaffles will last up to 3 months if you freeze them this way.
Are chaffles good for meal prep?
Yes, I love using chaffles as part of my meal prep! Since they reheat so well in the toaster, you can eat them as a low-carb bread replacement for sandwiches.
Are you ready to make this keto chaffles recipe for yourself? I bet you are going to love them!
Have fun make them and add a few different flavors to your chaffles. Serve them at your next brunch or just enjoy them for breakfast. They are perfect any time of day.
More Breakfast Recipes
If you enjoyed this keto chaffles recipe, then I have some more delicious keto breakfast recipes you should try next. These are some of my go-to’s:
- Low-Carb Protein Pancakes taste mild and slightly sweet with a fluffy texture.
- Keto Granola Bars are portable and incredibly filling; they are the perfect thing to take on hikes or when you are away from your house.
- Keto Pancake Mix Donuts let you feel like you are indulging in a childhood treat but without all the carbs.
- Keto Biscuits and Gravy are creamy with a bit of spice – and the biscuits are incredibly all on their own.
- Low-Carb Ham and Cheese Frittata Muffins look beautiful enough for a fancy brunch and are filling enough for a hearty breakfast.
Chaffles (Keto Cheese Waffles)
Recipe Video (Click on Image to Play)
- Combine the egg, mozzarella cheese, coconut flour (or almond flour), and baking powder together to form a batter. I recommend using a small blender or food processor to mix the cheese into the other ingredients well.
- Transfer half of the batter into a mini waffle maker (or center of a standard waffle maker) and cook until edges have browned, about 3 to 5 minutes. Repeat with remaining batter.
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