I love waffles, I repeat, I love waffles!
I can have waffles every single day, and I often make them at home without ever getting bored of them.
Want to know my secret? Well, I rarely ever eat my waffles with the same toppings!
That’s what I love about waffles: There are just so many toppings that go so well with them, and I'm on a mission to try them all!
Another great thing about waffles is that you can have both tasty and sugary waffle toppings, and they will taste equally divine. I’m telling you: The possibilities are truly endless!
Waffle topping ideas
Here are some of my favorite waffle toppings that you must try:
Sweet waffle toppings
Here are some sweet waffle topping ideas that you can get creative with:
Maple cream cheese syrup
While maple syrup is a classic pancake and waffle topping, adding some cream cheese into the mix takes this universal topping to a whole new level.
It has the sweetness of maple syrup combined with the richness of cream cheese.
Gradually add ½ cup of maple syrup to 1 cup of cream cheese and whisk it continuously for a rich and velvety sauce. If you want the consistency to be a bit runny, add ¾ cup of maple syrup instead of ½ a cup.
Simple strawberry syrup
If you’re fond of strawberries, then you’ll love this waffle topping.
All it takes to make a simple strawberry syrup is adding some fresh strawberries, water, and sugar.
You can also pair this delightfully tangy and sweet syrup with chopped fruits such as strawberries, blueberries, peaches, and bananas.
Whipped cream with strawberries
This is another classic waffle topping that I adore!
There’s just something truly magical about a full dollop of whipped cream on top of freshly prepared waffles.
You can top the cream with chopped strawberries and some milk or dark chocolate shavings for a delectable flavor profile.
Nothing can beat the simplicity and refreshing tastiness of fresh fruits.
When you combine this with the crispiness of freshly prepared waffles, then you truly have a winning combination.
Fresh fruits that go with waffles include crunchy apples, ripe peaches, juicy berries, and sweet bananas. You can even top the fruits with some raw honey for an added sweet flavor.
Peanut butter might not be the first thing that pops up in your mind when thinking of waffle toppings, but trust me when I say that it works wonders.
Just spread some creamy peanut butter on top of waffles for an easy and delightful breakfast on-the-go.
For me, nothing beats the combination of ice cream and waffles!
Waffles topped with your favorite ice cream make for a truly scrumptious breakfast.
Belgian chocolate, strawberry, cookie dough, cookies and cream, and butternut scotch are some of the flavors that go with waffles quite perfectly.
Just scoop some ice cream and put it on top of warm waffles and devour them right away!
You can also sprinkle some chocolate chips, chocolate syrup, or even some nuts on top of the ice cream.
Other delectable waffle toppings
Here are other waffle topping ideas that you can experiment with:
Soft fried eggs
Prepare a tasty waffle and top it with soft fried eggs for a tasty breakfast. You can also top the eggs with crispy fried bacon for a more memorable meal!
Top a cornbread waffle with some coleslaw, pulled pork, and barbecue sauce for a heavenly BBQ waffle that you’ll want to have again and again.
When it comes to savory waffle toppings, fried chicken is my ultimate favorite topping.
You can keep things simple and top your waffles with deep-fried chicken with Sriracha honey.
Alternatively, you can go for a hearty meal and top your waffles with deep-fried chicken, salsa, sliced avocados, and jalapeño sauce.
Prepare your favorite chili recipe for a chili waffle breakfast.
Pour a generous helping of chili on top of the waffles and top it with some shredded cheddar cheese and sour cream.
Chicken waffle sandwich
For a scrumptious waffle sandwich, put some bacon, fried chicken, cheese, and maple mayo on a waffle and top it with another delicious waffle.
Tips on serving waffles
You can top waffles with many sweet and appetizing toppings.
When serving waffles with a delicious topping, remember to prepare an already palatable waffle, and instead of adding sugar to the batter, add a mix of your favorite herbs and spices.
Depending on your topping, you can serve a single waffle with a sheer amount of topping, or you can make a waffle sandwich.
The bottom line
Though there’s still no shame in choosing syrup or butter as your waffle topping, these two can only do some much for your taste buds. Still, that doesn’t excuse you from trying out other alternatives down the line.
And I might add: These choices won’t only take your waffle toppings game to the next level. Ultimately, they should ultimately invite those waffle lovers back at your very kitchen!
I hope you enjoyed reading this guide on waffle toppings!
- Maple cream cheese syrup
- Simple strawberry syrup
- Whipped cream with strawberries
- Fresh fruits
- Peanut butter
- Ice cream
- Soft fried eggs
- BBQ topping
- Fried chicken
- Chicken waffle sandwich
- Choose some waffle toppings that fit to your liking
- Choose your best pick
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