Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Waffles

  • Author: Kristina LaRue
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 mins
  • Total Time: 28 mins
  • Yield: 4 Belgian waffles 1x


Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Waffles. Gluten free and so YUM! Sweet potatoes and chocolate for breakfast? Yes please!



  • ½ cup mashed sweet potato
  • ¾ cup of plain unsweetened kefir
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 1 ½ cups of gluten free all purpose flour (or regular all purpose flour if not gluten free)
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips


  1. Microwave 1 small sweet potato until fork tender. Cut in half, and scoop out the flesh.
  2. Mash the sweet potato and measure ½ cup; place in a large bowl. Allow to cool slightly.
  3. Into the bowl of mashed potatoes, add kefir, eggs, maple syrup, and coconut oil. Whisk and combine well.
  4. Stir in the baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg to the wet ingredients, and whisk to combine.
  5. Next add the flour stirring just until combined.
  6. Once all ingredients are fully incorporated, fold in the chocolate chips, and mix well, making sure there are chips throughout the batter.
  7. Turn non stick waffle iron on medium heat (or spray with cooking oil).
  8. Once waffle maker is full heated, spoon the batter onto the waffle maker, making sure the batter covers the grates fully.
  9. Waffles are cooked when the waffle maker indicates, or once a golden brown crust has formed and waffles can be easily removed from the waffle maker.
  10. Serve with maple syrup, butter, or your favorite toppings!