Pumpkin Oat Waffles in a Blender

Pumpkin Oat Waffles in a Blender

As you know breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If that is true, the first thing we grab to eat in the morning should not only be delicious but also very nutritious. These pumpkin oat waffles are the perfect example of healthy breakfast. They don’t any contain refined sugar and white flour. Instead, they are prepared with a whole grain and are sweetened with maple syrup.

These waffles are fast and easy to prepare. You just need to add all the ingredients in a blender and the dough for the waffles is ready in seconds. They are so effortless that you can even make them on a busy morning before you leave the house.

Pumpkin Oat Waffles in a Blender

Why should you make this recipe?

These pumpkin oat waffles are highly nutritious because they contain oats. Oats is a very nutrient dense whole grain. You get a lot of health benefits when you consume complex carbohydrates. They are high in fiber, protein, antioxidants, and vitamins.

Oats is usually gluten free. If you are sensitive to gluten read the label and ingredient list. Make sure that the oats you purchased is not processed in a facility that also stores or packages grains that contain gluten.

Unlike most waffles made with whole grains these have a great texture and taste. They are not heavy and dense.

Pumpkin Oat Waffles in a Blender

Helpful tips

The first thing you have to do is to preheat your waffle maker. If it s not preheated well and you pour the batter the waffle most likely will stick terribly.

You need a powerful blender to make this batter. I use Blendtec and it does the job very well.

You can serve the waffles warm with toppings of your choice or you can make them ahead. I often make waffles and pancakes ahead and store them in the refrigerator. It is easy to reheat them in the morning. I usually use a toaster or a toaster oven to warm them up.

These waffles freeze well too. To defrost them add them in a microwave, toaster, or toaster oven. I have a defrosting program on my toaster that makes them perfectly warm and fluffy.

To make this recipe heart healthy replace the butter with olive oil and don’t serve the waffles with cream.

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Waffles on a cooling rack

Pumpkin Oat Waffles in a Blender

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: butter, cinnamon, gluten free, maple syrup, oats, pumpkin, pumpkin spice
Servings: 4


  • High speed blender


  • cup rolled oats
  • cup milk of choice
  • 1 cup pumpkin purée
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup plus more for serving
  • 2 Tbsp melted unsalted butter or oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp pumpkin spice
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • nuts, cinnamon and whipped cream for serving optional


  • Preheat a waffle maker.
  • Add the oats, milk, pumpkin pure, eggs, maple syrup, melted butter, baking powder, pumpkin spice and cinnamon in a high speed blender. Blend until smooth.
  • Spray with nonstick cooking spray before pouring the mixture into the waffle maker. Cook the waffles according to the manufacturer's instructions. (For a standard waffle iron, pour about 1/2 cup of batter into center, spreading to within 1/2 inch of edges, and close; waffle will cook in 2 to 3 minutes.) 
  • Serve with extra maple syrup and toppings that you like.
Bite from the waffles

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