Blueberry Lemon Waffles

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Blueberry Lemon Waffles might be my favorite “pick-me-up” during the week. They are full of flavor, crispy, and light. The lemon zest really brings out the flavor and makes my breakfast or brunch go from ordinary to extraordinary.

This mix also makes pancakes!

Blueberry Lemon Waffles
A little fresh lemon zest goes a long way. Your taste buds will appreciate it!
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Blueberry Lemon Waffles are always a fun way to change up breakfast flavors. Lemons are in season this time of year. Grab your waffle maker and let’s make something fun for breakfast! I prefer this waffle maker if you are looking for a good one. If you want to make pancakes, simply follow the instructions but use a well oiled pan and about 1/4 cup size of batter for each pancake.

Blueberry Lemon Waffles
These Waffles are a step up from your egos!
Blueberry Lemon Waffles

You will want these lemon blueberry waffles year round but they are so perfect for spring. Let me know if you try them and what you think of them!

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Blueberry Lemon Waffles
5 from 5 votes

Blueberry Lemon Waffles

Blueberry Lemon Waffles might be my favorite "pick-me-up" during the week. They are full of flavor, crispy, and light. 
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 7 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients 

  • cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp white granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon zest + ½ tsp for garnish
  • ½ tsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup almond Milk, or dairy free alternative
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp olive or avocado oil
  • 1 cup blueberries + some for garnish

Instructions 

  • Preheat the waffle iron and make sure you oil it before putting batter in it
  • In a large bowl whisk together all the of above ingredients leaving some lemon zest and blueberries to the side for garnish
  • Fill waffle maker with appropriate amount (careful not to overfill!) and good until waffle maker says it's finished (around 5 minutes). Top waffles with more zest and blueberries in addition to syrup. 

To Make Pancakes

  • In a large bowl whisk together all the of above ingredients leaving some lemon zest and blueberries to the side for garnish. You can add 2 – 4 tbsp of water to the batter if it's too thick. It should be similar to all other pancake batter texture.
  • Heat a well oiled, non-stick pan to medium/high heat, I use olive oil or butter. Add about ¼ cup of the batter to the pan, try to let the pancake spread a little for easier even cook.
    you can also make the pancakes a little smaller for mini pancakes. Cook on medium heat for about 2-3 minutes on each side. You will want to carefully flip when you see little bubbles start to form on the top of the pancake. Enjoy!

Notes

*any milk will work for this recipe.
*use gluten free all purpose flour to make this gluten free
 

Nutrition

Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 416mg | Potassium: 95mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 79IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 267mg | Iron: 3mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Author: Bailey
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 4
Calories: 303
Keyword: 15 minute, breakfast
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Any questions?

Q: I don’t have a belgium waffle maker, will another waffle maker work? A: yes! You may have more than 3 waffles made if you are using a smaller square waffle maker

Q: Can I use frozen blueberries? A: Yes, frozen will work for this recipe

Q: I don’t have a zester what else can I use A: I use a cheese grater – just be sure to use the end with the small holes


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6 Comments

  1. Hi! I didn’t see the amount of blueberries and lemon zest needed in the mix. Would you be able to give me a measurement to add? These look so good. Thank you!

    1. Hi Barbara!
      I am so sorry I missed the blueberries! I have updated the recipe. I recommend 1 cup of blueberries but keep 2 – 3 tbs to the side for garnish on the waffle once it’s cooked.Lemon zest is 1 tsp in the mix and 1/2 zest on the side for garnish on the waffles.

  2. 5 stars
    Just made these this morning they were excellent! Thanks for the recipe.

  3. 5 stars
    I saw these on TikTok and ended up doing the waffle version they were amazing. I’m curious if you think I could add chocolate chips and leave the lemon out next time?

  4. Made these for breakfast this morning they were dope. Thx

  5. 5 stars
    I added a little extra lemon juice because I love lemon. These waffles are very good!