Updated: Sep 16, 2020
Make these easy and healthy pumpkin spice blender waffles with dark chocolate for the taste of bakery-fresh pumpkin chocolate chip bread. Get the recipe!
Sweet potato waffles are trending everywhere and for good reason. They're delicious. Moist on the inside, crispy on the outside, with an earthy sweet flavor that can only come from sweet potatoes.
These are lectin free and made with pumpkin pie spices and chocolate chips for the extra yumminess you love.
The great thing about this recipe is that it's so easy. You need one cooked sweet potato. I used frozen organic sweet potatoes steamed in the bag. But you could certainly bake or boil a sweet potato beforehand.
Then, just throw the ingredients into a blender, stir in the chocolate chips and cook. Any uneaten waffles (if this is even humanly possible) can be stored in the freezer. They make great toaster waffles.
Now it's no secret these are popular because they taste so good. But let's talk about the health benefits. Sweet potatoes promote gut health and they have anti-inflammatory effects thanks to their high levels of beta-carotene, vitamin C and magnesium. They're high in vitamin A, B6 and fiber, too. And they're full of antioxidants. Their rich orange color is not only a sign of healthy, but it makes these waffles extra pretty.
Let's make them.
LFG Pumpkin Spice Sweet Potato Waffles
(1) 10 oz. Bag Frozen Sweet Potatoes (steam in bag variety)
2 Pastured Eggs
1/4 C Almond Flour
1/4 C Sweet Potato Starch
1/4 C Unsweetened Coconut Milk
1 T Lakanto's Maple Flavored Syrup
1 T Ground Cinnamon
1 T Fresh Grated Ginger
1 t Ground Cloves
1 t Baking Powder
1/2 C 72% Cacao Chocolate Chips
French Butter for the Waffle Iron
Organic Heavy Whipped Cream for Serving
Step 1: Cook the Sweet Potato
Steam the sweet potatoes in the bag per instructions. Or if using a whole sweet potato, bake or boil until tender. You'll need about 1 1/2 cups of cooked sweet potato cubes.
Step 2: Blend Waffle Ingredients
Preheat your waffle iron. In a blender add cooked sweet potatoes, eggs, almond flour, starch, milk, syrup, cinnamon, ginger, clove and baking powder. Blend well.
Step 3: Stir in Chocolate Chips
Stir in the chocolate chips. You can do this in the blender pitcher or pour the batter into a separate bowl. For easy clean up, I used the pitcher.
Step 4: Cook the Waffles
Butter the waffle iron, then pour waffle batter onto the iron. For an irregular waffle outline as shown, pour about 1/3 cup of batter into the center of the iron, but don't fill it all the way to the edges. I cooked my waffles two minutes longer after the green light came on indicating they were done. This resulted in nice crispy waffle.
Serve with whipped cream and chocolate shavings and a little more maple flavored syrup for dunking.