Wonderful flavor and crisp outer texture, this is my favorite no milk needed waffle recipe. This easy recipe brings together simple ingredients for a homestyle waffle flavor perfect for serving any time of the year.
If you are looking for a simple recipe for waffles without using dairy milk, then this is the one for you. While I usually use almond milk, you can use a number of other milk replacements making this a versatile recipe that you can add to your breakfast rotation.
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Some of my favorite milk replacements when making waffles include almond milk, cashew milk, rice milk, coconut milk, and soy milk.Tip
How to Make Homemade Waffles without Using Dairy Milk
This recipe only takes minutes to prepare and is as simple as mixing together your ingredients. Total cook time depends on what waffle maker you use.
Make sure to follow the temperature and cooking instructions for your particular waffle maker.
The only equipment you need other than a waffle make is a mixing bowl!
Try this tasty recipe: Waffles using pancake mix
This recipe uses simple ingredients, so it’s not only delicious but quite affordable too. These waffles have a crispy outside with a wonderful, old fashioned flavor.
- All-Purpose Flour
- Granulated Sugar
- Baking Powder
- Almond Milk
- Vanilla Extract
Flour: All-purpose flour provides the best texture, but you can opt for cake flour if that’s all you have on hand. You can use a 50/50 all-purpose and whole wheat flour mixture as well.
Almond Milk: While almond milk is my preferred replacement for dairy milk when making waffles, you have other options as well. Some other milk alternatives you can use include rice milk, cashew milk, coconut milk, and soy milk. Each of these does impart a different flavor, so go with the one you prefer.
Oil: Canola oil or vegetable oil produce the best results. You can opt for another cooking oil if that’s all you have on hand.
One of my favorite things about these waffles is that they are the perfect base for all sorts of toppings. They are great topped simply with butter and maple syrup as well as with fruit and whipped cream.
I love providing my family with an assortment of topping options. My boys are always excited to try new combinations. It’s a great way to make breakfast fun!
Here are some waffle topping options to get you started.
- Maple Syrup
- Chocolate Chips
- Chocolate Syrup
- Peanut Butter
- Whipped Cream
- Powdered Sugar
- Chopped Nuts
- Caramel Sauce
More fun ideas: Waffle bar inspiration
Simple Step by Step Instructions
Make sure to preheat your waffle make to the recommended temperature stated in your instruction manual. My waffle maker does not require greasing, but check if yours does before getting started.
Step 1: Add your flour, granulated sugar, and baking powder to your mixing bowl and stir together.
Step 2: Stir in your milk, eggs, oil, and vanilla extract until smooth.
Step 3: Follow your waffle maker instructions for cooking your waffles.
Step 4: Top your waffles immediately with desired toppings, serve and enjoy!
Liv’s No Milk Waffles Recipe Notes
- No need to use an electric mixer to blend your batter, instead do it by hand. You can use a whisk, fork, or wooden spoon. Stir until your batter is smooth.
- Make sure to follow the recommended settings and cooking time in your waffler maker instruction manual.
- If your waffle maker says to grease your cooking surface, then do so!
- Top your waffles immediately after cooking and serve them hot.
Another fun recipe: Coconut waffles
Easy Waffles Without Milk
- 1 Waffle Maker
- 1 Mixing Bowl
- 1¾ Cup Flour
- 2½ Tbs Granulated Sugar
- 1 Tbs Baking Powder
- ¼ tsp Salt
- 2 Large Eggs
- 1½ Cups Almond Milk
- 6 Tbs Oil
- 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
- Add your flour, granulated sugar, and baking powder to your mixing bowl and stir together.
- Stir in your milk, eggs, oil, and vanilla extract until smooth.
- Follow your waffle maker instructions for cooking your waffles.
- Top your waffles immediately with desired toppings, serve and enjoy!