Gluten Free Dairy Free Waffles

One thing I asked Dean to buy me for Christmas this year was a waffle maker. The other was a food processor. And last year’s request was a KitchenAid mixer.

Apparently I have  thing for small kitchen appliances.

Anyway it turns out Dean is a pretty good listener because I got all three! And for the last month and a half we’ve been perfecting a gluten free dairy free waffle recipe that our family loves.

We really wanted to come up with a recipe that didn’t require the use of a store-bought mix. And though for a family our size we use quite a bit of rice flour in our waffles, we do buy it in bulk so it definitely works out cheaper than a mix. If you’re family is smaller than our family of five (one of whom is a teenage boy!), just cut the recipe in half.

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Gluten Free Dairy Free Waffles
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Delicious gluten free dairy free waffles!
Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 6-10
  • 2 cups white rice flour
  • 1.5 cups tapioca starch
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1.5 tsp xanthan gum
  • 4 eggs
  • .5 cups vegetable oil
  • 4 tbsp vinegar
  • 4 cups almond milk
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  1. Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl. Set aside.
  2. Beat eggs in mixer.
  3. Add remaining wet ingredients one at a time, mixing between.
  4. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients in two or three parts. Mix thoroughly for 2-4 minutes.
  5. Make waffles in waffle maker according to your waffle maker's instructions.
  6. Serve warm with maple syrup.


Dean now makes these (and some turkey bacon) almost every Sunday! And we use real maple syrup. So delish!

TIP: We buy our rice flour at Grain Process Enterprises in Scarborough and our Maple Syrup at Costco to save moolah.

What are your Weekend traditions? Do you make waffles too? 

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    Katherines Corner says

    I think I am having these for breakfast! Yum ♥ I hope you will share this yumminess at my hop on Thursday :-)