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Pumpkin Waffles
Pumpkin Waffles
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Pumpkin waffles are simple to make and so scrumptious for a Fall brunch! The cream cheese topping sends these fluffy treats over the top. 

Course: Breakfast
Keyword: Pumpkin Waffles, Waffles
Servings: 4 waffles
Calories: 639 kcal
Author: Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 4 whole eggs
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger extract or vanilla extract
  • 1 pound cream cheese softened to room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • chopped walnuts as needed for garnish
  1. Whisk the flour, dark brown sugar, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice and salt together in a large mixing bowl to aerate them. In a separate bowl, whisk the buttermilk, eggs, pumpkin puree and extract together until smooth. Pour the wet mixture into the big bowl of dry ingredients and whisk it all together just until it's a smooth batter. At this point it can be covered and refrigerated up to overnight if desired. Let the batter rest for at least 30 minutes before cooking.
  2. When you're ready to cook the waffles, preheat your waffle iron. Be sure to read the instructions on your particular iron for best results. Spray the iron well with cooking spray and scoop enough of the batter in to the iron to just cover the bottom. Close the iron and cook the waffle for about 5 minutes. Remove it when it is done and repeat until the batter is gone. With the size of my iron, I yielded 4 waffles.
  3. While the waffle cooks, quickly prepare the cream cheese topping. Combine the cream cheese, milk, maple syrup and pumpkin pie spice in a bowl. Use a hand mixer to whip it all together well. Serve each waffle immediately when it's done cooking with a generous dollop of the cream cheese topping and a sprinkle of chopped walnuts! The waffles can even be made ahead and frozen! The cream cheese topping can also be made ahead and sealed in a container in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Waffles
Amount Per Serving (1 waffle)
Calories 639 Calories from Fat 406
% Daily Value*
Fat 45.1g69%
Saturated Fat 26.9g168%
Cholesterol 293mg98%
Sodium 654mg28%
Potassium 692mg20%
Carbohydrates 42.1g14%
Fiber 1.4g6%
Sugar 27.4g30%
Protein 18.9g38%
Calcium 280mg28%
Iron 3.6mg20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.