23 wildly delicious ways to celebrate National Waffle Day

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23 wildly delicious ways to celebrate National Waffle Day

Mexican Hot Chocolate Waffle Iron Sandwich

It's milk chocolate flavored with cinnamon and chile and meant to be melted into milk to make Mexican hot chocolate but when you melt it between two layers of bread it becomes the chocolatey, cinnamon toast of your dreams.

Photo Credit: Hola Jalapeño 

Chocolate Chip Coconut Waffles

If you are making these for one and trying to figure out it you should invite a friend over or devour all 8 waffles, no worries, these waffle freeze beautifully and can be reheated in your toaster or toaster oven.

Photo Credit: Sunday Morning Banana Pancakes

Brownie Mix Waffle Iron Brownies

These waffle iron brownies are pretty amazing, y’all. They’re crispy on the outside and fudgy on the inside.

Photo Credit: Glue & Glitter 

Whole Wheat Biscoff Waffles

These whole wheat Biscoff waffles are just what you need to satisfy that sweet tooth, with just enough nutrients to get you through the day!

Photo Credit: Cooking & Beer

(Meyer) Lemon and Blueberry Waffles

This recipe is your basic buttermilk waffle recipe, but enhanced with the flavors of blueberries and Meyer lemon.

Photo Credit: Cooking & Beer 

Pumpkin Spice Waffles

May these waffles make your Fall mornings super delicious!

Photo Credit: Olivia's Cuisine 

Whole Wheat, Banana and Cappuccino Chip Waffles

The perfect recipe for all of the extra cappuccino chips you have hanging around.

Photo Credit: Hola Jalapeño 

Cornbread Waffle BLT's with Garlic Aioli

Crispy and sweet cornbread waffles, layered with smoky bacon, fresh lettuce, creamy avocado and garlic aioli for a delicious twist on the classic BLT!

Photo Credit: With Salt & Wit

Vegan Carrot Cake Waffles with Cream Cheese Frosting

Vegan carrot cake waffles are the perfect Easter weekend or springtime breakfast treat! They are like breakfast cake, but in waffle form.

Photo Credit: The Frosted Vegan

Lemon Curd and Raspberry Almond Waffles

Add sliced almonds for crunch and pretty raspberries for a little more sweetness and we think we’ve found the ideal summertime waffle.

Photo Credit: A Frosted Vegan

Fried Chicken & Sweet Potato Waffles

Who doesn’t love fried chicken and waffles? It’s traditionally southern and for good reason. Carbs + Fried = Southern. 

Photo Credit: Wicked Spatula

Chipotle Chicken Waffle Sliders 

Delicious grilled chicken, avocado, red onions, and tomato smothered in chipotle mayo sandwiched between a crispy plantain waffle to create a waffle slider you’ll dream about….Did that sentence make you hungry?

Photo Credit: Wicked Spatula 

Banana Oatmeal Waffles

Healthy waffles made with 100% whole grains. No refined sugar, no butter - just good for you!

Photo Credit: Savory Nothings

Waffled Churro French Toast Sticks

Guys, these Waffled Churro French Toast Sticks are big. Major life changing kind of big.

Photo Credit: Savory Nothings 

Savory Waffles with Ham, Cheddar and Brussels Sprouts

If you don’t want to make the simple batter yourself, use a prepackaged mix (enough for eight waffles), and simply add the ham, cheddar and Brussels sprouts.

Photo Credit: Grab A Plate 

Blue Cornmeal Waffles with Chipotle Butter and Orange Syrup

Breakfast will never be boring when you serve Blue Cornmeal Waffles with Chipotle Butter and Orange Syrup. These make a great Meatless Monday meal for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Photo Credit: Grab A Plate

Double Chocolate Waffles with Fresh Strawberries and Whipped Cream

Studded with chocolate chips and topped with strawberries and whipped cream is the ultimate special occasion breakfast treat. Bonus points if someone serves it to you in bed!

Photo Credit: Neighborfood

Waffle Fry Slider Burgers

What if we told you you can get your burger and your fries all in one bite? Well, we're here to tell you can, and you’re welcome.

Photo Credit: Neighborfood

Waffled Cranberry Cream Cheese Turkey Sandwiches

Between stuffing topped with a fried egg, mashed potato bowls, and pie for breakfast (obviously), we usually have those leftovers polished off in no time.

Photo Credit: Neighborfood

Crispy Vanilla Bean Waffles with Cherry Compote

These Crispy Vanilla Bean Waffles with Cherry Compote will have you hopping on the waffle train in no time!

Photo Credit: Neighborfood

Savory Cheese Waffles with Chorizo and Fried Egg

What a lovely idea. Eating pancakes after noon. Nibbling on muffins at 6 PM. Digging into a hearty omelet after work. Thank goodness there are much smarter people out there in the world that pioneered the way to my ultimate brinner waffle feast.

Photo Credit: Neighborfood 

Chai Spiced Waffles 

Every single bite is full of fall.

Photo Credit: Produce on Parade

Blueberry Cinnamon Sourdough Waffles

The batter base is versatile- simply sub in the cup of blueberries for your favorite berry or chocolate chips. Almond extract and other spices for the cinnamon can easily be swapped in and out- customize to your liking.

Photo Credit: Sunday Morning Banana Pancakes


Happy National Waffle Day! For those of you who don't really care for waffles, exit this post immediately because we're all about showing the extreme love we have for waffles today. Whether they have a savory spin or are topped off with mountains of sweetness, waffles are extremely adaptable.

Some background on this delicious day -- On August 24th, 1869, a man named Cornelius Swartwout from New York received the first U.S. patent for the waffle iron. However, the origin of the actual waffle recipe dates back to long before that time. All this talk about waffle history is making us hungry, click through the slideshow above for 23 mouthwatering waffle recipes.

For more on this scrumptious food, check out the video below for tips on how to make the perfect, crispy waffles:

How to Make Crispy-Fluffy Waffles

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