Caramel Apple Waffles

Caramel Apple Waffles


The transition of fall to winter is the perfect time for waffles especially when they involve caramel and apples. Check out this recipe for caramel apple waffles next time you’re having some guests over.

Caramel Apple Waffles

(4 servings)    

For The Sauce:

  • 1 and 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 4 Tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For The Apples:

  • 3 large apples - peeled / cored / cut into wedges
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

For The Waffles:

  • 1 and 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 Tablespoon white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 Tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

To make the sauce:

In a small saucepan, mix the brown sugar and water together. Bring to a low-boil and cook 5 minutes. Add the butter and cook until dissolved. Remove from heat. Stir in whipping cream and vanilla. Set aside.

To prepare the apples:

In a bowl, toss the apples with the brown sugar and spices until well coated. In a large frying pan over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the apples and saute for 5 minutes, or until the apples are tender yet still firm.

To make the waffles:

In a large bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. In a medium bowl, beat the eggs with the milk, oil and vanilla. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Bake according to directions for your waffle maker.

To put it all together:

Top each waffles with apples and drizzle caramel sauce generously over each portion. Enjoy!