have been a childhood favorite and a weekend brunch
staple since like forever
. Although we associate them with the early hours of the day, there is so much more that this breakfast carb
can be. From cakes to sandwiches, waffles are surprisingly versatile. All you have to do is employ a little kitchen imagination. Thankfully, Brit + Co did that for you and came up with these genius ways to use waffles outside of the breakfast table.
Now you don’t have to choose between breakfast tacos and waffles. Roll it all into one with these ingenious waffle tacos!
Santa Boot Print Cookies:
Although the name screams Christmastime, there is no reason you can’t enjoy these mini chocolate waffle bites at any time of the year.
Churro Waffle Ice Cream Sandwich:
Live life to the fullest when you bite into a scoop of ice cream sandwiched between churro waffles topped with decadent toppings.
Green Tea Waffle Pops:
Waffle pops were the darling of Instagram for a moment, and they shouldn’t fade into oblivion now. Bring back the adorableness that is food on a stick and recreate these individual treats in the comfort of your own home.
Bacon and Beer Waffle Cake:
Bacon, beer, and waffles all harmoniously together in one cake. If food is the way to your S.O.’s heart, make this for them.
Bubble Waffle Bowl:
Forget waffle cones. Now you can scoop up ice cream and serve it into this edible waffle bowl.
Funfetti Waffle Sandwich:
Make your rainbow dreams come true. This funfetti ice cream sandwich contains both colorful waffles and
Hot Cocoa Waffles:
Ever tried putting hot cocoa in your waffles? Well, you should, because it makes it so much easier to indulge in all that chocolatey goodness that keeps you warm from your toes to your nose.
Waffle Iron Pizza:
Now you can have your cake and eat it too (so to speak), because waffle irons can make pizza at record speed, getting you one step closer to carb-y satisfaction.
Waffle Iron Churros:
It’s everything you love about churros in the shape of a waffle. We’re #obsessed.
Waffle Iron Latkes:
You know how you can put hash browns in a waffle iron, and they come out perfectly crispy? Right, well, the same thing is true for latkes, which are basically hash browns with some onion and an egg to bind it all together. Crispy perfection is now at your fingertips.
Berry Glazed Donut Waffle:
No one is too old for the happiness that sprinkles bring. Treat yo’ self and smother your waffles with a berry glaze and sprinkles for the happiest brunch you’ve had in basically ever.
Pumpkin French Toast Waffles:
This waffle recipe is three treats in one. Plus, it uses up your old bread, which makes it a useful recipe in addition to being tasty.
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