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Syrup being poured on a stack of pumpkin spice waffles.

Pumpkin Spice Waffles

  • Author: Taming of the Spoon
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 belgian waffles 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Waffle Maker
  • Cuisine: American


These pumpkin spice waffles are perfect for a fall breakfast. They are crispy on the outside and full of pumpkin flavor and warm spices on the inside.


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 1/2  cups buttermilk
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 12 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • 1/4 cup raw or turbinado sugar
  • Powdered sugar, for serving
  • Maple syrup, for serving


  1. Mix dry ingredients. Heat a belgian waffle iron. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cornstarch, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and spices. Set aside.
  2. Mix wet ingredients. In a medium bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, pumpkin puree,  butter, vanilla, and egg yolks. Set aside.
  3. Beat eggs whites. In another bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  4. Mix together. Pour the buttermilk mixture into the dry ingredients and whisk until just combined. Fold in the beaten egg whites with a spatula until just incorporated. Fold in raw sugar.
  5. Cook waffles. Pour the batter onto the hot waffle iron and cook following the manufacturer’s instructions until waffles are golden brown. Set the waffle on a cooling rack. Repeat with the remaining batter.

Keywords: belgian waffle, pumpkin waffle

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